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The Elements of Style - William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
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... show more
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.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780205313426 (0205313426)
ASIN: 205313426
Publisher: Longman
Pages no: 105
Edition language: English
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Book Blog (S. Thomas Kaza)
Book Blog (S. Thomas Kaza) rated it
5.0 The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
There are many, many books out there giving advice on writing. But if I could have only one book, this would be it. The language is a little dated, but for me that is part of the charm. I constantly read and reread this book to find ways to improve my writing.
danae
danae rated it
I did not like this book. It is pretty much entirely one man's opinion on how one should write. I agreed with him here and there, but for the most part, he kind of got on my nerves. I liked the chapter by White better than those by Strunk. White doesn't sound so old and crotchety. This would be fine...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
4.0 The Elements of Style
Every writer should read this. It's short and sweet, but you'll still get something out of it in addition to the joy of checking it off of your To Read list.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
4.0 The Elements of Style
Every writer should read this. It's short and sweet, but you'll still get something out of it in addition to the joy of checking it off of your To Read list.
travelin
travelin rated it
0.0 The Elements of Style
Too short, too bloodless, too focused on being brief, explicit and direct, mostly by demanding construction of sentences using active voice. A friend with a PH.D, forced by the demands of academic publishing to write in nothing but passive voice, developed a maddening frustration, after being taught...
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