The Elements of Style: The Original Edition
2011 Reprint of 1920 Edition. "The Elements of Style," by William Strunk, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage," ten "elementary principles of composition," "a few matters of form," a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused," and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled." This reprint reproduces the text of the 1920 edition. This authoritative and engagingly written manual retains its immediacy and relevance. Strunk begins with the basic rules of usage, offering explanations of correct punctuation and grammar. Covers grammar, diction, syntax, sentence construction and other basic writing essentials.
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Old but one of the best shortest and simplest writing books EVER. Omit needless words. I reference this book ALL THE TIME in my teaching so I finally bought several copies to give to my students. Read full review
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Dont take everything verbatim in this particular edition of Elements Of Style or youll be spelling tomorrow as tomorrow. But its still a good read and I should have read it years ago as required by ... Read full review