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The Elements of Style

Strunk, William (Book - 1999)
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The Elements of Style
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You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered.This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of "the little book" to make a big impact with writing.
Authors: Strunk, William, 1869-1946
Title: The elements of style
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c1999
Edition: 4th ed
Characteristics: xviii, 105 p. ;,19 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by William Strunk, Jr. ; with revisions, an introduction, and a chapter on writing by E.B. White ; [foreword by Roger Angell]
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Elementary rules of usage
Elementary principles of composition
A few matters of form
Words and expressions commonly misused
A approach to style
Additional Contributors: White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985
ISBN: 9780205313426
Branch Call Number: 808.042 S927e 1999
Subject Headings: Report writing English language Style English language Rhetoric
Topical Term: Report writing
English language
English language
LCCN: 99016419
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This is the classic writing manual. It's brief, clear, and authoritative.

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Jun 20, 2013
  • JCLMELODYK rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Maria Kalman is one of my favorite illustrators, known for her work for the New Yorker. Her writing is at times both humorous and endearing. You will never forget the rules of grammar once you've read The Elements of Style as illustrated by Kalman. Two thumbs up on all her work.

Nov 05, 2012
  • SilverSparrow rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Every writer should read this and have it on hand- I have to read it every year in high school and am glad that I do! I love love love this copy...

Mar 08, 2009
  • mariaf rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Every person should have a copy in thier home. Ecellent.

Very useful for writers of all ages.


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