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THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE: 50th Anniversary Edition

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Privately published by Strunk of Cornell in 1918 and revised by his student E. B. White in 1959, that "little book" is back again with more White updatings. Stricter than, say, Bergen Evans or W3 ("disinterested" means impartial — period), Strunk is in the last analysis (whoops — "A bankrupt expression") a unique guide (which means "without like or equal"). Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

Essential writing handbook. Read full review

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User Review  - JC - Goodreads

Read it twice and constantly use it as a reference for novels, reviews, high school and college research papers, social commentary, business documents, scripts, and anything else I get my hands on. It definitely lives up to its name as giving the appropriate elements for any level of writer. Read full review

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User Review  - Lynda - Goodreads

Read it years ago in a journalism class and have referred to it over the years. Good reference book. Read full review

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User Review  - Ameera - Goodreads

Great --- a bible for any writer/journalist! Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie Rubin - Goodreads

Is about time I read this book from cover to cover instead of bits and pieces. Read full review

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User Review  - Jon - Goodreads

Wins points for concision and breadth. This book is almost all you'd need to learn to write decently enough. Trouble is, it'd take a long while to master the concepts. I read an old edition, which had ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Although I associate this book with English class torture, it changed my writing life and style for the better; recommended for anyone who wants to make their writing more powerful! Read full review

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User Review  - Judy Smith - Goodreads

Read it in college, some 50 years ago. Very helpful. Read full review

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User Review  - Glennys - Goodreads

This was a book we had in my social work course way back in the day. I found it very hard to follow in 1986 but I wish I had it now, it would be very useful. Read full review


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