M. William Strunk Jr. The Elements of Style

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The Elements of Style

 
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" This book aims to give in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. "
William Strunk, Jr.

The Elements of Style, by W. Strunk!!

The classic style manual used by the greatest!!

The Elements of Style also known as "the little book" by fellow cornell students is the product of a disciplined mind forged through years of studying rhetoric, form and logic.
It has helped generation after generation of writer to improve their style of writing.

A. B. White described it as a "case for cleanliness, accuracy, and brevity in the use of English."

"There is little or no detectable bullshit in that book" ... "every aspiring writer should read it"
Stephen King, On writing, 2000.

" ... distinguished by brevity, clarity, and prickly good sense."
The New Yorker

" ...if you haven't seen it yet, it's never too late to get your copy of "The Elements of Style"... one of the best books on the fundamentals of writing..."
The Boston Sunday Globe

"Buy it, study it, enjoy it. It's as timeless as a book can be in our age of volubility."
Charles Poore, The New York Times, 1959.

Content

I. INTRODUCTORY
II. ELEMENTARY RULES OF USAGE
III. ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION
IV. A FEW MATTERS OF FORM
V. WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS COMMONLY MISUSED
VI. SPELLING
VII. EXERCISES ON CHAPTERS II AND III

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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. "

About the Author:

William Strunk, Jr. first used his own book, The Elements of Style, in 1919 for his English 8 course at Cornell University. The book was published in 1935 by Oliver Strunk.

E. B. White was a student in Professor Strunk's class at Cornell, and used "the little book" for himself. Commissioned by Macmillan to revise Strunk's book, White edited the 1959 and 1972 editions of The Elements of Style.

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