Re: RARA-AVIS: Southern Gothic

From: Al Guthrie (
Date: 28 Feb 2003

----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Robison" <>

> I am defining Southern Gothic as noir that is distinctly Southern. That's
> southern USA. SANCTUARY makes the grade and had a strong
> influence on noir, period. Very dark and twisted.

There's also James Ross's North Carolinan "hick town" masterpiece THEY DON'T DANCE MUCH (1940).


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