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World Theatre I

A guide to get you started with theatre history research, from antiquity through the early 17th century.

Reading Citations

Citations are composed of the same basic elements

  • Author (Last Name, First Name)
  • Title of the work
  • Publication information (eg. place, publisher, year, volume, issue, page numbers)
  • Medium (print, web)

Basic book citation in MLA:

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.


Trelles, Miguel, and Hunter College. Art Gallery. Aesthetic Accomplishments, Political Commitments: The Hunter College Collection of Puerto Rican Prints. New York: The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, 2007. Print.

Basic journal article citation in MLA:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication.


Asghar, Amanda. "Reciprocal Peer Coaching and its use as a Formative Assessment Strategy for First-Year Students." Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education 35.4 (2010): 403-17. Print.



Here are some onlline resources for help with MLA style.

Hunter College's Reading/Writing Center offers tutoring on a drop-in and scheduled basis each semester. Link below!