The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

You know the authors’ names. You recognize the title. You’ve probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered.This book’s unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of “the little book” to make a big impact with writing.

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  1. Essential Writer’s Tool. When I write a book I use only a handful of reference tools: dictionary, thesaurus, Gregg’s Reference Handbook, Writers Market, and the Elements of Style. Strunk and White is a wonderfully-written, extraordinarily concise tool that pays homage to classic high-end English. It takes language insight to make this prediction in 1979: “By the time this paragraph makes print, uptight… rap, dude, vibes, copout, and funky will be the words of yesteryear.” The book begins with eleven “Elementary Rules…

  2. Get the Paper Copy! I’m a huge fan of Strunk and White’s “Elements of Style,” however, this is not the Strunk and White edition. This is simply a digitized-for-Kindle version of the original (Strunk only) edition.There’s a reason that college classes across the country use the Strunk and White edition–it is simply better.

  3. Bogus – this is the same as the FREE version You are not getting Strunk & White’s The Elements of Style. You are merely getting the 1919 version of The Elements of Style — before E.B. White improved it. And who the heck is William Strunk, Jr.? That is an ingenuous claim. Strunk’s son did not edit nor annotate The Elements of Style.If you’re happy with just the 1919 version, get the FREE Kindle version, not this bogus one. Save your money.

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