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Classical References 

Classical References

Cheryl Iverson

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date: 28 January 2020

Classical references may deviate from the usual forms in some details. In many instances, the facts of publication are irrelevant and may be omitted. Date of publication should be given when available and pertinent. 1. Shakespeare W. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Act 2, scene 3, line 24. 2. Donne J. Second Anniversary. Verse 243. For classical references, The Chicago Manual of Style may be used as a guide. 3. Aristotle. Metaphysics. 3. 2.966b 5 8. In biblical references, do not abbreviate the names of books. The version may be included parenthetically if the information is provided (see example 4). References

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