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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Play (translated)

Format of the reference

If it is a more recent edition of a play (as most Shakespeare plays are, for example), you need to include the bibliographical details for that edition.


You will need:

  • Name of the author(s)
  • Year of edition
  • Title of the book
  • Name of the translator/s
  • Place of publication
  • Publisher



Author’s Surname, Initials. (Year of translation) Title of the play. Translated by Translator’s Surname, Initials. Place of publication: Publisher.


Chekov, A. (2005) Chekov four plays. Translated by Mulrine, S. London: Nick Hern.

In-text citation: (Chekov, 2005)

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