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William Strunk, Jr.

"Born on July 1, 1869, William Strunk was considered an expert in both classical and non-English literature. The Elements of Style remains his best-known book, but he worked on other things as well that showcase his knowledge and understanding of the English language-- he published English Metres in 1922, a book that explained the poetical metric form. Critical editions written by Strunk of various works, such as plays of Shakespeare, works of Dryden, and many other editions, were compiled and...See more