Experiencing fiction: judgments, progressions, and the rhetorical theory of narrative
Creators:Phelan, James, 1951-
Subjects (LCSH):Narration (Rhetoric)
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
English fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
American literature -- Explication
English literature -- Explication
Keywords:Literary Criticism / General
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Theory and interpretation of narrative series
(print) xvi, 249 p. ; 24 cm
Preface and Acknowledgments p. ix -- Introduction. Judgments, Progressions, and the Rhetorical Experience of Narrative p. 1 -- Part One : Judgments and Progressions : Beginnings, Middles, Endings -- Ch. 1 Jane Austen's Experiment in Narrative Comedy : The Beginning and Early Middle of Persuasion p. 27 -- Ch. 2 Sethe's Choice and Toni Morrison's Strategies : The Beginning and Middle of Beloved p. 51 -- Ch. 3 Chicago Criticism, New Criticism, Cultural Thematics, and Rhetorical Poetics p. 79 -- Ch. 4 Progressing toward Surprise : Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever" p. 95 -- Ch. 5 Delayed Disclosure and the Problem of Other Minds : Ian McEwan's Atonement p. 109 -- Ch. 6 Rhetorical Aesthetics within Rhetorical Poetics p. 133 -- Part Two : Judgments and Progressions in Lyric Narratives and Portrait Narratives -- Ch. 7 Interlacings of Narrative and Lyric : Ernest Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" and Sandra Cisneros's "Woman Hollering Creek" p. 151 -- Ch. 8 Narrative in the Service of Portraiture : Alice Munro's "Prue" and Ann Beattie's "Janus" p. 178 -- Ch. 9 Dramatic Dialogue as Lyric Narrative : Robert Frost's "Home Burial" p. 199 -- Epilogue. Experiencing Fiction and Its Corpus : Extensions to Nonfiction Narrative and Synthetic Fiction p. 216 -- Appendix One Alice Munro, "Prue" p. 227 -- Appendix Two Ann Beattie, "Janus" p. 232 -- Works Cited p. 237 -- Index p. 243
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Other Identifiers:OCLC #85813913 (print)
LCCN 2007007830 (print)
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