The Elements of Style (Paperback)
|Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity *Author: Strunk, William/ White, E. B. *Publication Date: 1999/08/01 *Number of Pages: 105 *Binding Type: Paperbound *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 4.50 *Height: 7.50|
From the Publisher:
The classic manual for writing is now in its fourth edition. Revisions have purposely been kept to a minimum in order to retain the book's unique tone, wit, and charm. A new Glossary of the grammatical terms used in the book provides a convenient reference for readers.
Some acclaim for previous editions:
"Buy it, study it, enjoy it. It's as timeless as a book can be in our age of volubility."| - The New York Times
"No book in shorter space, with fewer words, will help any writer more than this persistent little volume."| - The Boston Globe
"White is one of the best stylists and most lucid minds in this country. What he says and his way of saying it are equally rewarding."| - The Wall Street Journal
"The book remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful."| - The New Yorker
". . . Should be the daily companion of anyone who writes for a living, and for that matter, anyone who writes at all."| - Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News
"This excellent book, which should go off to college with every freshman, is recognized as the best book of its kind we have."| - St. Paul Dispatch - Pioneer Press
"It's hard to imagine an engineer or a manager who doesn't need to express himself in English prose as part of his job. It's also hard to imagine a writer who will not be improved by a liberal application of The Elements of Style."| - Telephone Engineer & Management
The classic style guide to writing in English.
"Want to learn to write like some of the greats here? Read this book." 10/06/1996