Contents
  Notes &
Permissions
  Preface & Acknowledg-
ments
1:
Introduction
2: Horror in Literature and the Literature of Horror
3: The Marvelous Horror Thriller
4:  The Fantastic/Uncanny Horror Thriller
5: The Aesthetics of the Horror Thriller: Stoker's Dracula
6: The Pure Fantastic Tale of Terror
7:  Anticlosure: Poe's "Ligeia"
8: The Entrapped Critic:
Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher"
9: The Master's Trap:
James's The Turn of the Screw 
10: Escape: An Aesthetics of Terror Fantasy
11: Terror and the Sublime
Sources
Index

 
Index
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Act of Reading, The

Adams, Henry

Aesthetic attitude; See also Aesthetic distance
     dissolution of in "The Fall of the House of Usher"
          in "Ligeia"
          in The Turn of the Screw,
          in terror fantasy
     restoration of in terror fantasy

Aesthetic distance
     See also Aesthetic attitude
     Bullough's antinomy of; in Wieland

Aesthetics of Fantasy Literature and Art, The

Aesthetic pleasure,
     of horror thriller; of sublime; of terror fantasy; of uncanny tale of terror

Aiken, John

Alice in Wonderland

"Analysis Terminable and Interminable"

Anticlosure
     in "The Fall of the House of Usher"; in "Ligeia"; in The Turn of the Screw

Apologue

Aristotle

As I Lay Dying

"Ash-Tree, The"

Aspern Papers, The (preface)

At the Mountains of Madness,

Austen, Jane
 

B

Bachinger, Katrina

Bailey, J. O.

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia

Barbour, Brian

Basler, Roy

"Beckoning Fair One, The"

Beebe, Maurice

Bersani, Leo

Bettelheim, Bruno

Bierce, Ambrose

"Black Cat, The"

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Blackwood, Algernon

Booth, Wayne

Bradbury, Ray

Brooke-Rose, Christine
     on "The Black Cat"; on Lacan's mirror phase; on The Turn of the Screw

Brown, Charles Brockden
     Edgar Huntly; Wieland

Bullough, Edward

Burke, Edmund
 

C

Caleb Williams

Caligari's Children

Candide

"Canon Alberic's Scrap-book"

Carlson, E. W.

"Cask of Amontillado, The"

Castle of Otranto, The

Castle, The

Catch-22

Childhood and Society

Cixous, Helene
 

Closure
     in At the Mountains of Madness
     in "The Black Cat,"
     in "The Horla,"
     in the pure fantastic
     in "The Sand-Man,"
     in "The Tell-Tale Heart,"
     in Wieland
 See also Anticlosure Concretion

Conrad, Joseph

Craft, Christopher

Critical Understanding

Critique of Aesthetic Judgment

"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

Crossley, Robert

Crying of Lot , The

D

Davidson, Edward H.

Day, William Patrick

"Dead Lover, The"

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dracula

E

Edgar Huntly; or Memoirs of a SleepWalker

Erikson, Erik,

F

Fable's End

Falk, Eugene

"Fall of the House of Usher, The"

Fantastic, the, (Todorov)

Fantastic/marvelous, the, (Todorov)

Fantastic/uncanny, the, (Todorov)

Fantastic/uncanny horror thriller

Fantasy

Fantasy: The Subversive Genre

Fantasy and Mimesis

Faulkner, William:
     As  Lay Dying, ; "A Rose for Emily," ; Sanctuary

Felman, Shoshana

Fischer, William

Fitz, Brewster E.

Frankenstein

Freud, Sigmund,

Future for Astyanax, A
 

G

Garber, Frederick

Gargano, James

Garrison, Joseph M., Jr.

Gautier, Théophile

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

Godwin, William

Gothic Imagination, The

Great Expectations

Griffin, Andrew

Griffith, Clark

Grossvogel, David
 

H

Hamlet

"Hansel and Gretel"

"Haunted Palace, The"

Haunting of Hill House, The

Hawthorne, Nathaniel,
     The House of the Seven Gables; "Young Goodman Brown"

Heart of Darkness

Heilman, Robert

Hemingway, Ernest

Hill, John

Hoffman, E. T. A.

Hogg, James

Holland, Norman, on anticlosure; on identity

"Hop-Frog"

"Horla, The"

Horror thriller
     pleasure in

"House of Poe, The"

House of the Seven Gables, The

Hume, Kathryn

I

I, The

"Idea of the Numinous in Gothic Literature"

Implied reader

"Incongruity, Problem-Solving and Laughter"

Ingarden, Roman

"Iron Shroud, The"

Iser, Wolfgang

Italian, The
 

J

Jackson, Rosemary,
     on Lacan's mirror phase; on subversive fantasy;

Jackson, Shirley

James, Henry
     on gaps in The Turn of the Screw,; "The Jolly Corner"; The Turn of the Screw,

James, M. R.

Jameson, Fredric

Jaws

"Jolly Corner, The"

K

Kafka, Franz

Kant, Immanuel

Keats, John

Kermode, Frank

Kerr, Elizabeth

Ketterer, David

King Kong

King, Stephen

Kosinski, Jerzy
 

L

Lacan, Jacques

Lawrence, D. H.

Lewis, Matthew

Lewton, Val

Lichtenstein, Heinz

"Ligeia"

Lime Twig, The

Living and the Undead, The

Lovecraft, H. P. ,

M

MacAndrew, Elizabeth

Mack, John E.

"Magical Narratives: Romance as Genre"

Maginn, William

"Man in the Bell, The"

"Mangler, The"

Manlove, C. N.

Martian Chronicles, The

Martindale, Colin

Marvelous, the (Todorov)

Marvelous horror thriller

Maupassant, Guy de

Me, Prosper

Milgram, Stanley

"Mirror Phase as Formative of the Function of the 'I,' The"

Mitchell, Juliet

Moby-Dick

Monk, Samuel

Monk, The

Mooney, Stephen

"Ms. Found in a Bottle"

Mudford, William

Murphy, Brenda

Mysteries of Udolpho, The

Mystery and Its Fictions
 

N

Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, The

Nightmares and Human Conflict

"Noon Wine"

"Note on the Freudian Reading of The Turn of the Screw, A"

O

Oedipus

Olson, Bruce

"On the Pleasure Derived from Objects of Terror"

"On the Supernatural in Poetry"

Onions, Oliver

Orwell, George
 

P
 

Painted Bird, The

"Pit and the Pendulum, The"

Poe's Fiction

Poe, Edgar Allan
     "The Black Cat"; "The Fall of the House of Usher"; "Hop-Frog"; "Ligeia"; "Ms. Found in a Bottle"; The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, ; "The Pit and the Pendulum" ; "The Premature Burial" ; "The Tell-Tale Heart" ;

Poetics, The

Porte, Joel

Porter, Katherine Ann

Poulet, Georges

Prawer, S. S.

"Premature Burial, The"

Pride and Prejudice,

Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, The

Psycho

Punter, David

Pure fantastic (Todorov)

Pure fantastic tale of terror

Pynchon, Thomas
 

Q

Quinn, Patrick
 

R

Rabkin, Eric

Radcliffe, Ann
     "On the Supernatural in Poetry"; The Italian; The Mysteries of Udolpho

Requiem for a Nun

Repression, reenactment of

Rereading

Rhetoric of the Unreal, A

Richter, David

Romantic Gothic Tales

"Rose for Emily, A"

Rothbart, Mary

Rowe, John Carlos
 

S

Saliba, David

Salzberg, Joel

Sanctuary

Sanditon

"Sandman, The"

Sense of an Ending, The

Shakespeare, William
     Hamlet; Othello,

Simpson, Lewis

Spaulding, K. A.

Stahlberg, Lawrence

Stein, William Bysshe

Stoker, Bram

Sublime, The

Sublime, The
 

T

"Tell-Tale Heart, The"

Telotte, J. P.

Terror fantasy
     pleasure in

Things as They Are; or, The Adventures of Caleb Williams

"This living hand"

Thompson, G. Richard
     on "The Fall of the House of Usher"; on "Ligeia"

"Through the Gates of the Silver Key"

To The Lighthouse

Todorov, Tzvetan
     on fantastic genre; on the pure fantastic; on themes of the fantastic

"Towards a Phenomenology of Anxiety"

Transgression

Trial, The

Turn of the Screw, The
 

U

Uncanny tale of terror
     pleasure in

Uncanny, the (Todorov)

Uses of Enchantment, The

V

Varnado, S. L.
 


End of Index.

Contents
  Notes &
Permissions
  Preface & Acknowledg-
ments
1:
Introduction
2: Horror in Literature and the Literature of Horror
3: The Marvelous Horror Thriller
4:  The Fantastic/Uncanny Horror Thriller
5: The Aesthetics of the Horror Thriller: Stoker's Dracula
6: The Pure Fantastic Tale of Terror
7:  Anticlosure: Poe's "Ligeia"
8: The Entrapped Critic:
Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher"
9: The Master's Trap:
James's The Turn of the Screw 
10: Escape: An Aesthetics of Terror Fantasy
11: Terror and the Sublime
Sources
Index