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Chicago Style Guide

Citations Take From a Secondary Source

N: Zukofsky, “Sincerity,” 94.
B: Zukofsky, Louis. “Sincerity and Objectification.” Poetry 37 (February
           1931): 263-775. Quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore:
           Imaginary Possessions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,

TIP: List the original source first (ex. Zukofsky, “Sincerity”).
Next list the secondary source, introduced by “quoted in. This is the source you are
using (ex. Costello, Marianne)
Use secondary sources sparingly: for instance, when the original work is out of
print, or is not available in English.

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