Additional Resources for The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.

William Strunk Jr.
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Elledge, Scott, E. B. White: A Biography, Norton, 1984.

This comprehensive biography by a Cornell University English professor covers White's personal and professional life.

Gill, Brendan, Here at "The New Yorker," Random House, 1975.

Brendan Gill was a staff writer at The New Yorker for more than forty years. His book provides an inside glimpse of life at the magazine and the famous writers and editors who worked there, including White.

McQuade, Donald, and Robert Atwan, eds., Popular Writing in America: The Interaction of Style and Audience, 5th ed., Oxford University Press, 1995.

This lengthy anthology explores style in every form of writing from advertising and newspapers to classic books. In addition to written examples, it includes numerous essays by authors as diverse as White, Frederick Douglass, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Annie Dillard.

Olmstead, Robert, Elements of the Writing Craft, Story Press, 1997.

Novelist and short story writer Robert Olmstead provides more...

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