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The Elements of Style

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This edition was published in by Macmillan Company in New York.

Written in English

78 pages

Making ‘every word tell’ is what The Elements of Style is all about. This famous manual, now in a fourth edition, has conveyed the principles of plain English style to millions of readers. It is probably the only style manual ever to appear on the best seller lists.

Whether you write letters, term papers, or novels, the ‘little book’, as it has come to be called, can help you communicate more effectively. It will show you how to cut deadwood out of your sentences; enliven your prose with the active voice; put statements in a positive form; approach style by way of plainness, simplicity, orderliness, sincerity.

The original ‘little’ book was written by William Strunk, Jr., late professor of English at Cornell, for use by his students. Years later, one of the most illustrious of those students, E.B. White, prepared an edition of the book for the general public, revising the original and contributing a final chapter of his own that sought to lead the reader beyond mere correctness toward distinction in English style.

Now E. B. White has revised the "little" book again, adding to the word list, supplying new examples and generally bringing the text up to date. Readers who have treasured the previous edition will find this revision a worthy and timely face-lift. Those who are not already acquainted with the "little" book have an enviable experience before them.

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The Elements of Style

First published in 1920



Work Description

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. And now The Elements of Style-the most widely read and employed English style manual-is available in a specially bound 50th Anniversary Edition that offers the title's vast audience an opportunity to own a more durable and elegantly bound edition of this time-tested classic.

Offering the same content as the Fourth Edition, revised in 1999, the new casebound 50th Anniversary Edition includes a brief overview of the book's illustrious history. Used extensively by individual writers as well as high school and college students of writing, it has conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. This new deluxe edition makes the perfect gift for writers of any age and ability level.

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Library of Congress PN
Dewey 808, 808 S

The Elements of Style

2d ed., 1st printing

This edition was published in by Macmillan Company in New York.


Edition Description

Making ‘every word tell’ is what The Elements of Style is all about. This famous manual, now in a fourth edition, has conveyed the principles of plain English style to millions of readers. It is probably the only style manual ever to appear on the best seller lists.

Whether you write letters, term papers, or novels, the ‘little book’, as it has come to be called, can help you communicate more effectively. It will show you how to cut deadwood out of your sentences; enliven your prose with the active voice; put statements in a positive form; approach style by way of plainness, simplicity, orderliness, sincerity.

The original ‘little’ book was written by William Strunk, Jr., late professor of English at Cornell, for use by his students. Years later, one of the most illustrious of those students, E.B. White, prepared an edition of the book for the general public, revising the original and contributing a final chapter of his own that sought to lead the reader beyond mere correctness toward distinction in English style.

Now E. B. White has revised the "little" book again, adding to the word list, supplying new examples and generally bringing the text up to date. Readers who have treasured the previous edition will find this revision a worthy and timely face-lift. Those who are not already acquainted with the "little" book have an enviable experience before them.

--jacket

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1972

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808/.042
Library of Congress
PE1408 .S772 1972

Contributors

Revised by
E. B. White

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xiii, 78 p.
Number of pages
78

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5224205M
Internet Archive
elementsofstyle2ndstru
LC Control Number
75188776
Library Thing
3407
Goodreads
54836821

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