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The elements of style

Author: William Strunk; E B White
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Elements of Style has been restored to the world of letters because of its tested usefulness in helping people to write effectively and well. Mr. White has judiciously revised the book and has contributed a final chapter that seeks to lead the reader beyond mere correctness toward distinction in English style. This part of the book is concerned with attitudes in writing, with Mr. White's personal list of "do's"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Former Course Reserve reading
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strunk, William, 1869-1946.
Elements of style.
New York, Macmillan [1959]
(OCoLC)565662118
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Strunk; E B White
OCLC Number: 190858
Description: xiv, 71 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Elementary rules of usage --
Elementary principles of composition --
A Few matters of form --
Words and expressions commonly misused --
An Approach to style.
Responsibility: by William Strunk ; with revisions, an introduction, and a new chapter on writing by E.B. White.
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"The Elements of Style has been restored to the world of letters because of its tested usefulness in helping people to write effectively and well. Mr. White has judiciously revised the book and has contributed a final chapter that seeks to lead the reader beyond mere correctness toward distinction in English style. This part of the book is concerned with attitudes in writing, with Mr. White's personal list of "do's" and "don'ts" and with style as the mark of the writer."--Jacket.

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