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    DescriptionThis classic reference is a must-have for any student or writer. In this brief handbook, Strunk identifies the principal requirements of proper American English style and concentrates on the most often violated rules of composition. Authoritative and engagingly written, this is simply the greatest book of its kind. "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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    Title
    The Elements of Style
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jr William Strunk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 42
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 2 mm
    Weight: 122 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781470057718
    ISBN 10: 1470057719
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: CFG
    DC21: 808.042
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    LC classification: PE
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 808.042
    BISAC V2.8: LAN014000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: LAN015000
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    BISAC V2.8: REF026000, LAN005000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Createspace
    Imprint name
    Createspace
    Publication date
    09 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    North Charleston SC