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Chicago Citation Guide (17th Edition): Poetry

Poetry Taken from an Edited Collection

Footnote:

1. Author's First Name Last Name, "Title of Poem," in Title of Book: Subtitle if Any, Edition if given and is not first edition, ed. Editor's First Name Last Name (Place of publication: Publisher, Year), Page Number.

Bibliography Entry:

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Poem." In Title of Book: Subtitle if Any. Edition if given and is not first edition, edited by Editor's First Name Last Name, Page Range of Chapter or Part. Place of publication: Publisher, Year.

  In a footnote, cite specific pages. In the bibliography, include the page range for the chapter or part.

Footnote Example

1.John Donne, "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," in The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Poetry, ed. Lisa Chalykoff, Neta Gordon, and Paul Lumsden (Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2013, 48.

Shortened Footnote Example

2. Donne, "A Valediction," 49.

Bibliography Entry Example

Donne, John. "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning." In The Broadview Introduction to Literature: Poetry. Edited by Lisa Chalykoff, Neta Gordon, and Paul Lumsden, 48-49. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2013.

Poetry Taken from a Website

Footnote:

1. Author's First Name Last Name, "Title of Poem," Title of Website, Name of Owner or Sponsor of the Website [if different from Title of Website], Date of copyright or modification or access, URL. 

Bibliography:

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Poem." Title of Website. Name of Owner or Sponsor of the Website [if different from Title of Website]. Date of copyright or modification or access. URL.

Footnote Example

1. John Keats,"On the Grasshopper and Cricket," Poetry Foundation, accessed March 24, 2020, https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/53210/on-the-grasshopper-and-cricket.

Shortened Footnote Example

2. Keats, "On the Grasshopper."

Bibliography

Keats, John. "On the Grasshopper and Cricket." Poetry Foundation. Accessed March 24, 2020. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/53210/on-the-grasshopper-and-cricket.