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The elements of style

Author: William Strunk; E B White; Maira Kalman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An enhanced edition of the classic writing manual features humorous art by a popular children's book illustrator and New Yorker cover artist, in a volume that provides visual and whimsical embellishments to the original instructive text.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Strunk; E B White; Maira Kalman
ISBN: 1594200696 9781594200694 0143112724 9780143112723 9781439562635 1439562636
OCLC Number: 60589159
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 147 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Elementary Rules of Usage --
Elementary Principles of Composition --
A Few Matters of Form --
Words and Expressions Commonly Misused --
An Approach to Style (with a List of Reminders) --
Spelling (from the first edition).
Responsibility: by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White ; illustrated by Maira Kalman.
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An enhanced edition of the classic writing manual features humorous art by a popular children's book illustrator and New Yorker cover artist, in a volume that provides visual and whimsical embellishments to the original instructive text.

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A Style Guide Classic

by kaytee (WorldCat user published 2006-09-17) Excellent Permalink
With apologies to the creator of Charlotte and Stuart Little, reading a style guide is not as engaging as reading a story or even literary commentary. But the addition of illustrations to The Elements of Style results in a very appealing volume. This edition uses the classic, well-known text and adds...
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