RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V4 #238

From: marianne.macdonald@lineone.net
Date: 24 Apr 2002

> the main reason
>being that no matter how good a definition is, someone can blow cannon
>sized holes through it - witness Jim D's definitions of HB & noir, which
>I thought were as succinct & as useful as any others I've seen, if not
>more so and yet look at the way the debate about these definitions
>refuses to die.
The reason must be that the debate is useful because it clarifies our ideas about...Jack Frost, say. There are always more books, there is always more to sort out.


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