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Signs, genres, and communities in technical communication

Author: M Jimmie Killingsworth; Michael K Gilbertson
Publisher: Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub. Co., ©1992.
Series: Baywood's technical communications series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at technical communication philosophically, asks fundamental questions such as what does it mean to communicate? and how do language and graphics - the ""signs"" or ""tools"" of the technical  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie.
Signs, genres, and communities in technical communication.
Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub. Co., ©1992
(OCoLC)692263176
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Jimmie Killingsworth; Michael K Gilbertson
ISBN: 0895030640 9780895030641 0895030659 9780895030658
OCLC Number: 25546262
Description: xiii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A three-part theory of technical communication --
pt. I. Signs. A general theory of signs --
Representation in document design --
pt. II. Genres. Genres of technical communication --
Generic audiences in technical communication --
Generic authors in technical communication --
pt. III. Communities. Style and human action in technical communication --
Communities of discourse --
Management and the writing process --
The range of instrumental discourse.
Series Title: Baywood's technical communications series.
Responsibility: M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Michael K. Gilbertson.

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