Mazes of the Serpent by Roger B. Salomon
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Mazes of the Serpent
By Roger B. Salomon

Mazes of the Serpent

An Anatomy of Horror Narrative

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Format: Hardback

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Mazes of the Serpent by Roger B. Salomon

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In a compact, readable, and accessible book, Roger B. Salomon explores the nature of horror in literature and in life. Rather than minimizing horror by narrowly associating it with psychological drives, persecution, or extremism, he approaches horror through the medium of narrative as a significant and enduring physical and metaphysical reality. Salomon focuses on fictions of horror, including eighteenth-century Gothic and nineteenth-century ghost stories. He does not, however, isolate literary examples from more general human issues, including religious belief. Mazes of the Serpent takes up examples of horror from historical and personal narratives-including battle memoirs and Holocaust testimonies-as Salomon identifies certain common themes and qualities that cross the boundary between fiction and actual human experience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801440410
ISBN-10: 0801440416
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States


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