RARA-AVIS: women PIs/fantasy worlds

From: Carrie Pruett ( pruettc@hotmail.com)
Date: 21 Aug 2001

Jim Doherty wrote:

>presenting a fantasy picture of what we (some of us,
>anyway) would like the PI figure to be. In Chandler's
>words "the hero . . . everything."

>Moreover, the fantasy is, it seems to me, a
>specifically male one.

Um, OK. any basis for this statement at all, or should I even ask?


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