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Every English-language writer knows Strunk and White's famous little writing manual, The Elements of Style . Many people between the ages of seventeen and seventy can recite the book's mantra--make every word tell--and still refer to their tattered grade school copy when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. Considering that millions of copies have been sold to millions of devotees, you might not think to ask what could enhance this (almost) perfect classic. In fact, the addition of illustrations allows readers to experience the book's contents in a completely new way, making the whole learning experience more colorful and clear, as well as adding a whimsical element that compliments the subtly humorous tone of the prose. The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition.

Maira Kalman is the offbeat and wildly talented illustrator of twelve children's books, numerous covers for The New Yorker magazine, fabrics for the fashion designers Isaac Mizrahi and Kate Spade, watches and accessories for the Museum of Modern Art, and a mural at the elegant Wavehill estate in Riverdale, among other projects. Her sophisticated and witty images that are yet bright and fanciful have won her a devoted following, especially among young urbanites. Maira Kalman is acknowledged by the E. B. White estate as the single artist trusted to illustrate the revered The Elements of Style .

The Elements of Style Illustrated brings a fresh immediacy to the well-loved, much-valued, and still on-point work that has become an institution. While giving the classic work a jolt of new energy to appeal to contemporary readers, Kalman's illustrations are themselves timeless, designed to sit alongside the ever-enduring manual for another fifty years and more.

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Full title elements of style
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subject_facet English language -- Rhetoric, English language -- Style, Language, Reference works, Report writing, Writing
title_display The elements of style
title_full Elements of Style, The elements of style / by William Strunk ; with revisions, an introduction, and a new chapter on writing by E.B. White, The elements of style / by William Strunk, Jr. ; with revisions, an introd., and a chapter on writing by E. B. White, The elements of style / by William Strunk, Jr. ; with revisions, an introduction, and a chapter on writing by E.B. White ; [foreword by Roger Angell], The elements of style / by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White ; illustrated by Maira Kalman, The elements of style [electronic resource] Strunk, William, 1869-1946.
title_short The elements of style
topic_facet English language, Language, Language Arts, Nonfiction, Report writing, Rhetoric, Style, Writing