Table of contents for Experiencing fiction : judgments, progressions, and the rhetorical theory of narrative / James Phelan.

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Preface	 and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Judgments, Progressions, and the Rhetorical
Experience of Narrative	
Part One. Judgments and Progressions: Beginnings, Middles, Endings
1. 	Jane Austen¿s Experiment in Narrative Comedy: The Beginning and Early Middle of Persuasion 	
2.	 Sethe¿s Choice and Toni Morrison¿s Strategies: The Beginning and Middle of Beloved 	
3.	 Chicago Criticism, New Criticism, Cultural Thematics, and Rhetorical Poetics	
4.	Progressing toward Surprise: Edith Wharton¿s ¿Roman Fever¿	
5.	 Delayed Disclosure and the Problem of Other Minds: Ian McEwan¿s Atonement	
6.	 Rhetorical Aesthetics within Rhetorical Poetics
Part Two. Judgments and Progressions in Lyric Narratives and Portrait Narratives
7.	 Interlacings of Narrative and Lyric: Ernest Hemingway¿s ¿A Clean, Well-Lighted Place¿ and Sandra Cisneros¿s ¿Woman Hollering Creek¿
8.	 Narrative in the Service of Portraiture: Alice Munro¿s ¿Prue¿ and Ann Beattie¿s ¿Janus¿
9.	 Dramatic Dialogue as Lyric Narrative: Robert Frost¿s ¿Home Burial¿
Epilogue: Experiencing Fiction and Its Corpus: Extensions to Nonfiction Narrative and Synthetic Fiction
Alice Munro, ¿Prue¿
Ann Beattie, ¿Janus¿

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Narration (Rhetoric).
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
English fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Reader-response criticism.
American literature -- Explication.
English literature -- Explication.