Can I cite from an ANTHOLOGY in a research paper?
Any source used to research an academic paper should be included in the Works Cited List/Bibliography. Be aware, however, that:
So, instead, it's best to use anthologies in a similar manner to reference books, serving as a guide to your topic for sourcing:
Despite these issues, sometimes the authors included in an anthology are historical and their original works are not available in current or re-printed publications; likewise, the essays or articles may have been translated from other languages and the original source has not been translated in entirety, In these cases:
"In principle a work of art has always been reproducible" (Benjamin 64).
Entry in Works Cited List:
Benjamin, Walter. "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction." The Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture Reader, edited by Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblysk, Routledge, 2004, pp. 63-72.
An ANTHOLOGY (or READER) is a book that:
What is the benefit of an ANTHOLOGY?
Authors: depending on the nature of the anthology, authors included may differ widely: