RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V5 #32 - noir

From: Marianne Macdonald ( marianne.macdonald@lineone.net)
Date: 12 Feb 2003

On Wednesday, February 12, 2003, at 09:00 AM, RARA-AVIS Digest wrote:

> I'm not really looking for an argument over the definition.
> I like both Jim's "dark and sinister atmosphere", and Jack
> Bludis's "screwed". I'm simply looking for some justification
> for noir beginning in the Thirties instead of two thousand
> years ago.

Have you considered the first serial killer story to be told in - more or less - English? Very noir: Beowulf.


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