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Citing and referencing: One source quoted in another

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

One source quoted in another

 

One source quoted in another

General Rule

Try to avoid repeating quotations you have not actually seen in the original. If possible obtain the original to verify not only that the quotation is accurate, but also that it fairly represents what the original meant.

If the original source is unavailable, cite it as "quoted in" the secondary source.

Example of Note

1. Louis Zukofsky, "Sincerity and Objectification," Poetry 37 (February 1931): 269, quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Posessions (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981), 78.

Example of entry in Bibliography

Zukofsky, Louis. "Sincerity and Objectification." Poetry 37 (February 1931): 269. Quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.

 

One source quoted in another

General Rule

Try to avoid repeating quotations you have not actually seen in the original. If possible obtain the original to verify not only that the quotation is accurate, but also that it fairly represents what the original meant. In Parenthetical citations give only the name of the original author.

If the original source is unavailable, cite it as "quoted in" the secondary source.

Example of Reference list

Example of Parenthetical citation (In Text)

(Zukofsky 1931, 269)