Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir Horror?

From: David Lane (
Date: 06 Feb 2000

In article <001f01bf702f$8feb4e80$182a7418@eric>,
   a.n.smith <> wrote:

> As with anything 20th century, someone should realize that the coherence
> of the Gothic splintered and fragmented like eveything else, giving rise
> to Romance, Noir, Sci-Fi, etc. Pulps in America.

If you are interested in pursuing such linkages further you might do better asking yourself, (or the academics), what fiction ordinary people were reading in the 19th century. Hint, it wasn't Greek or Latin classics, it was Sensationalist Fiction.


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