Citing the John Gower Society Web Site

John Gower

MS Hunter 59 T-2-17 Portrait of Gower folio 6v John Gower Vox Clamantis Glasgow Univ Library

MLA Format Requires (see example):

  1. Name of the author, editor, compiler, or translator of the source (if given), and, if appropriate, followed by an abbreviation, such as ed.
  2. Title of the Source
    1. Article, poem, short story, or similar short work on the Internet site (enclosed in quotation marks).
    2. Title of a book or book-length project (underlined or italics)
  3. Name of the editor, compiler, or translator of the text (if relevant and if not cited earlier), preceded by the appropriate abbreviation, such as Ed.
  4. Publication information for any print version of the source
  5. Title of the Internet site (e.g., scholarly project, database, online periodical, or professional or personal site (underlined or italics)
    1. Example: John Gower Society Web Site
  6. Name of the editor of the site
    1. The editor of the John Gower Society Web Site is Brian W. Gastle
  7. If applicable, volume number, issue number, or other identifying number (such as version number)
  8. Date of electronic publication, of the latest update, or of posting
  9. The number range or total number of pages, paragraphs, or other sections, if they are numbered
  10. Name of any institution or organization sponsoring the site (if not cited earlier)
    1. Western Carolina University sponsors the John Gower Society Web Site
  11. Date when the researcher accessed the source
  12. URL of the source


If you were to cite from Peter Beidler's Introduction, and you accessed that source on July 1, 2006, your citation would look like this:

Beidler, Peter G. "Introduction" in John Gower’s Transformation of the Tale of Constance from Nicholas Trevet’s Of the Noble Lady Constance. Ed. Peter G. Beidler. International John Gower Society Web Site. Ed. Brian W. Gastle. 4 April, 2006. Western Carolina University. 1 July 2006 <>

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