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  1. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Designing Interactive Worlds With Words

    Principles of Writing As Representational Composition

    By David S. Kaufer, Brian S. Butler

    No two writing situations are exactly the same and skilled writers, like skilled painters, must develop the know-how to represent the objects of their writing as part of a flexible art. This special art of writing lies hidden between grammar--the well-formedness of sentences--and genre--the...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Designing Interactive Worlds With Words

    Principles of Writing As Representational Composition

    By David S. Kaufer, Brian S. Butler

    No two writing situations are exactly the same and skilled writers, like skilled painters, must develop the know-how to represent the objects of their writing as part of a flexible art. This special art of writing lies hidden between grammar--the well-formedness of sentences--and genre--the...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Rhetoric and the Arts of Design

    By David S. Kaufer, Brian S. Butler

    The design arts -- from the design of buildings and machines to software and interfaces -- are associated with types of knowledge and performance thought to be structured, modular, and systematic. Such arts have become increasingly prestigious in our technocratic society. Since Aristotle, the art...

    Published January 31st 1996 by Routledge

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