The Elements of Style by William Strunk audiobook

The Elements of Style: 4th Edition

By E. B. White and William N. Strunk Jr.
Read by Frank McCourt

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4.02 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781428193802

The Elements of Style has long been a valued and beloved resource for all writers. Hailed for its directness and clever insight, this unorthodox textbook was born from a professor's love for the written word and perfected years later by one of his students-famed author E.B. White. Ever since its first publication in 1959, writers have turned to this book for its wise and accessible advice. "The work remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful."-New Yorker

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The Elements of Style has long been a valued and beloved resource for all writers. Hailed for its directness and clever insight, this unorthodox textbook was born from a professor's love for the written word and perfected years later by one of his students-famed author E.B. White. Ever since its first publication in 1959, writers have turned to this book for its wise and accessible advice. "The work remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful."-New Yorker

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“The work remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful.” New Yorker

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Author Bio: William Strunk Jr.

Author Bio: William Strunk Jr.

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Author Bio: E. B. White

Author Bio: E. B. White

E. B. White (1899–1985) was an American author and long-time contributor to the New Yorker. He was the author of more than seventeen books of prose and poetry and coauthor of the English language style guide The Elements of Style but is especially well-known for his beloved children’s classics, Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1973. He won numerous other awards and medals, including a special Pulitzer Prize for his body of work in 1978 and the 1971 National Medal for Literature and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, which commended him for making “a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.”

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Author Bio: William N. Strunk Jr.

Author Bio: William N. Strunk Jr.

William Strunk Jr. (1869–1946) was a professor of English at Cornell University and author of the The Elements of Style. After revision and enlargement by his former student, E. B. White, it became a highly influential guide to English usage during the late twentieth century, commonly called Strunk & White.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English