Re: RARA-AVIS: Gender and Hard-Boiled Mysteries

Date: 28 Aug 2001

Teri, Re your comment below:
> Yes, the traditional hard-boiled private detective
> may reflect a male
> fantasy, but that character is only one of many
> facets of hard-boiled
> literature as it exists today.

Good point, but I specifically excluded other types of HB crime fiction (police procedurals, etc.) and made it clear that I was talking about the particular sub-genre of private eye stories.


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