Introduction 1(12)
1 This haunting nameless pain
13(20)
2 My thoughts to shining fame aspire
33(26)
3 The ghost of somebody else
59(32)
4 If I rest, if I think inward, I go mad
91(22)
5 Who is Sylvia?
113(32)
6 I myself am Heaven and Hell
145(26)
7 Drowning in self-hate, doubt, madness
171(26)
8 The beginnings of The Bell Jar
197(36)
9 I am chained to you as you are to your dreams
233(26)
10 Now, Voyager
259(28)
11 In the depths of the forest your image follows me
287(26)
Afterword 313(2)
Acknowledgments 315(4)
Notes 319(26)
Index 345