|Introduction: Horror Explained (Away)||1|
|1. Alternate Worlds||7|
|Mazes of the Serpent 20|
|2. Ghosts and Other Monsters||28|
|Ghosts and Death 28|
|Some Ghost Stories:The Spectre Revealed 36|
|More Substantial Monsters 53|
|3. Conventions of Absence:The Style of Literary Horror||71|
|Witnessing: Narratives of the Reporter 75|
|Hieroglyphics, or The Language of Horror Narrative 84|
|"Beads Strung on the Same String":The Absence of Plot 96|
|Desolate Spaces 101|
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Publication information: Book title: Mazes of the Serpent: An Anatomy of Horror Narrative. Contributors: Roger B. Salomon - Author. Publisher: Cornell University Press. Place of publication: Ithaca, NY. Publication year: 2002. Page number: vii.
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