Answered By: Jan Uhde
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2018     Views: 8

14.273 in the Chicago Manual of Style states:
“To cite a source from a secondary source (‘quoted in . . .’) is generally to be discouraged, since authors are expected to have examined the works they cite. If an original source is unavailable, however, both the original and the secondary source must be listed.”

An example of how to do this:
1. Louis Zukofsky, “Sincerity and Objectification,” Poetry 37 (February 1931): 269, quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981), 78.

It's not ideal according to the CMOS, but it can be done.

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