Referencing Styles

A guide to the reference styles used at the University of St Andrews

How to cite and reference translated works

Where a work has an original author or editor and has been translated, you need to include the details of the Author/Editor and the Translator in the footnote and the bibliography.  

Footnotes and Bibliography:


Note Number. First Name Surname of Author, Title, trans. by First name Surname (Place: Publisher, Year), p. xx.


3. Gabriel García Márquez, One hundred years of solitude, trans. by Gregory Rabassa (London: Penguin, 2007), p. 143.

Subsequent citation in footnote:

Note Number. Author Surname, p. xx.


8. García Márquez, p. 122.

Entry in a bibliography:

Surname, First name, Title, trans. by First name Surname of translator (Place, Publisher, Year)


García Márquez, Gabriel, One hundred years of solitude, trans. by Gregory Rabassa (London: Penguin, 2007)