Hardcover, 105 pages
Published September 3rd 1999 by Pearson (first published 1918)
Original Title: The Elements of Style
ISBN: 0205313426 (ISBN13: 9780205313426)
Edition Language: English
Series: Elements of Composition Series
This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.
William Strunk Jr. (1 July 1869 – 26 September 1946), was a professor of English at Cornell University and author of The Elements of Style (1918). After revision and enlargement by his former student E. B. White, it became a highly influential guide to English usage during the late 20th century, commonly called Strunk & White.
Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Elements of Style is the definitive text and classic manual on the principles of English language read by millions of readers. The 18 main topics are organized under the headings, “Elementary Rules of Usage,” “Elementary Principles of Composition,” “A Few Matters of Form,” “Words and Expressions Commonly Misused,” and “Words Often Misspelled.”
MY BOOK REVIEW:
I found this resource tool very good. The subject of style is approached with an excellent manner that clearly talks about things many authors struggle with today. I highly recommend this book to all writers/authors out there.
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