How to Cite a Book in MLA Style

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Lastnamerson, Arthur. Capitalize and Italicize the Book Title. Location: Publisher, Year. Print.

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Griffiths, Paul. A Concise History of Avant-Garde Music: From Debussy to Boulez. New York: Oxford UP, 1978

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Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans: A History. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 1983.

Tucker, Mark, ed. The Duke Ellington Reader. New York: Oxford UP, 1993.

---. Ellington: The Early Years. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1991.

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