Re: RARA-AVIS: Suggestion for reading...

Words from the Monastery (
Sat, 25 Jul 1998 08:00:38 -0400 At 03:41 PM 7/25/98 , ejm duggan wrote:

>Mindful of previous discussion of Woolrich; do we need to agree whether
>or not he is technically verboten; that is, does Woolrcich constitute
>'noir' rather than hard-boiled?

What's the difference between "noir" and "hard-boiled?" I've been under
the impression that besides French Film Noir that the terms were the same
as far as American fiction goes.

volente Deo,

Anthony or ICQ #3717510

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