RARA-AVIS: Gender-Neutral "Three-Gun" Terry Mack

From: JIM DOHERTY ( jimdohertyjr@yahoo.com)
Date: 30 Nov 2001


Re your comment below:

? I'm doing a
> paper
> about Carroll John Daly and gender issues in which I
> argue that his first PI protagonist, Terry Mack, is
> intentionally gender neutral.

Isn't the fact that Terry specifically identifies himself as "Terrence Mack, Private Investigator" (as opposed to "Teresa" Mack, for example) in the first story to feature him a pretty strong argument against the position that he's gender-neutral?


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