Re: RARA-AVIS: Feminine Detectives and the Challenge of Hardboiledness

From: Mario Taboada (
Date: 31 Jul 2003

Jay, this sounds like bullshit. To use Tom Wolfe's equally disrespectful (but longer) term, it sounds like the work of the Rococo Marxists from Academia. One such lady wrote that Beethoven's Ninth symphony represents the Rape. Really.

Have people not heard that the whole Derrida-Foucault enterprise, an already comatose affair, was kissed to death by Alan Sokal's hoax?

Don't get me started on this... I mean, what the hell.



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