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William Strunk Jr. (1869–1946)

Autor(a) de The Elements of Style

29 Works 23,407 Membros 218 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

William Strunk Jr. was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 1, 1869. He received a bachelor's degree at the University of Cincinnati in 1890 and Ph.D. at Cornell University in 1896. He taught English at Cornell University for forty-six years. He wrote two books: The Elements of Style, which was later mostrar mais published under the title The Elements and Practice of Composition, and English Metres. He was also an editor and edited important works by such authors as William Shakespeare, John Dryden, and James Fenimore Cooper. He served as a literary consultant to the 1936 MGM film version of Romeo and Juliet. He died on September 26, 1946. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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(eng) The Elements of Style was later edited and expanded by E.B. White and is now often referred to as 'Strunk and White'. This page is for the author William Strunk, Jr., alone - please do not combine with the page for Strunk and White, or E.B. White.

Obras por William Strunk Jr.

The Elements of Style (1959) 19,976 exemplares
The Elements of Style Illustrated (2005) 1,691 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1869-07-01
Data de falecimento
1946-09-26
Localização do túmulo
Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca, New York, USA
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Local de falecimento
Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Ithaca, New York, USA
Educação
University of Cincinnati (BA | 1890)
Cornell University (Ph.D. | 1896)
Ocupações
professor (English)
writer
Relações
Strunk, W. Oliver (son)
White, E.B. (student)
Organizações
Cornell University

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William Strunk, Jr., and his wife had two sons and a daughter.  E.B. White praised Strunk's work The Elements of Style, usually referred to as "Strunk & White", as a "43-page summation of the case for cleanliness, accuracy, and brevity in the use of English" that has not been surpassed in the decades since it was first published.
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The Elements of Style was later edited and expanded by E.B. White and is now often referred to as 'Strunk and White'. This page is for the author William Strunk, Jr., alone - please do not combine with the page for Strunk and White, or E.B. White.

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Obras
29
Membros
23,407
Popularidade
#899
Avaliação
4.2
Críticas
218
ISBN
173
Línguas
6
Marcado como favorito
4

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