Re: RTF FAQ? (Was: RARA-AVIS: Why books are over 200 pages)
Wed, 9 Sep 1998 11:05:31 EDT
Re Ed's recent definition of hardboiled. Talking about serial
gender, etc., in the context of hardboiled fiction is perfectly
because it's debatable. Isn't that what dialogue is all about?
If you just
want to lay down the law about what should be debated on
rara-avis why don't
you find a website that fits your narrow definitions and go
play there, as you
so eloquently put it. Some people find debate interesting. And
was, to say the very least, rather condescending--not in the
spirit of rara-
avis, in my opinion. Why inject the sour note in the perfectly
cacophony of our good-humored musings?
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