How do you cite Shakespeare?

April 5, 2020 Off By idswater

How do you cite Shakespeare?

When citing Shakespeare plays, list the ACT, SCENE, and LINES in parenthetical citations (page numbers are NOT included), separated by periods. Enclose the citation in parentheses. For example: (Macbeth 1.3.

How do I Harvard reference Shakespeare?

Citing Shakespeare in Harvard* format (as a performance) Play title by Playwright First Name Last Name (Year of Performance) Directed by Director First Name Last Name [Name of Theater, Location of Theater. Day Month of performance].

How do you quote Shakespeare in APA?

Citing Shakespeare in APA means giving the author’s surname and two years of publication: one for the original text and another for the edition you’re referencing. Give both dates in the in-text citation, separated by a forward slash: Hamlet is a play concerned with death (Shakespeare, 1599/2004).

How do you cite Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night MLA?

Citation Data

  1. MLA. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth Night. Boston ; New York :Houghton Mifflin, 1928.
  2. APA. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. ( 1928). Twelfth night. Boston ; New York :Houghton Mifflin,
  3. Chicago. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth Night. Boston ; New York :Houghton Mifflin, 1928.

How do you cite Shakespeare Macbeth?

Citing Sources: Shakespeare and MLA

  1. Italicize the titles of the plays – Macbeth (for the play), Macbeth (for the character)
  2. You may abbreviate the title of the play in the parenthetical citation (check with your teacher first)
  3. Do not use page numbers in parenthetical citation – always include (act.scene.lines)

How do you cite a play in-text?

The Works Cited section is where you list the full references for sources cited in the text….Collection or anthology.

Format Author last name, First name. Play Title. Collection/Anthology Title, edited by Editor first name Last name, Publisher, Year, Page range.
In-text citation (Shakespeare 1.2.20)

How do you cite Shakespeare’s prologue?

Just use Scene and Lines: (5.32). For a Prologue, just write (Prologue. 4-5). When you cite poetry, you need to include a slash (called a virgule) between lines.