From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 20 Feb 2003

At 08:57 AM 2/19/03 -0500, you wrote:
>Charlie Williams wrote:
>I know what noir is for me.
>I'm pretty much a newbie with both noir and hardboiled,
>so I'm in the process of coming up with definitions
>that works for me. Some important things have come out
>of this thread for me which has shifted my definition.
>Everything below is about noir fiction.

I can't define "noir", but like the man said, I know it when I see it.

After all, it's art, and therefore an intangible.


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