Re: RARA-AVIS: article on violence in mystery stories

From: James Rogers (
Date: 17 Aug 2000

-----Original Message----- From: Jay Gertzman <> To: rara-avis <> Date: Thursday, August 17, 2000 6:03 PM Subject: RARA-AVIS: article on violence in mystery stories

>I have run across an incomplete reference to an article entitled
>"Detective Magazines: Porn for the Sexual Sadist," in _Journal of
>Forensic Sciences_ in 1981. The author is Bruce Harry. I believe I will
>have to order this on interlibrary loan, but first I need a more
>complete citation.

                   This is just a guess, and I would be interested to hear what you find about the article, but I suspect the article may be based on those "True Detective" mags. As far as I can tell, the "porn for the sexual sadist" tag fits them pretty well. I doubt that the guy is taking aim at EQMM.


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