RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V6 #52

From: Marianne Macdonald ( marianne.macdonald@lineone.net)
Date: 07 Mar 2004

On Friday, February 27, 2004, at 06:48 pm, RARA-AVIS Digest wrote:

> Sorry to become such a blabbermouth. I neglected to mention--male
> chauvinist dimwit that I am--the inimitable Marianne Moore, another
> rara-avian defending the honor of noir at LCC. She was a delight on
> the New Noir panel, chaired by Woody Haut, and did the best she
> could to carve out noir's place in the literary tradition. The rest
> of us, never having firmly grasped the meaning of noir in the first
> place, made little progress in coming to terms with the concept of
> 'new noir.'
> Con Lehane

Con, such a nice thing to read, now that I'm back from California at last (Big Sur and San Francisco both too good to miss out) and going through the R-A digests, but...er...well I really enjoyed meeting and talking with you people, too - though my "grasp" of noir is no better than yours, I'm sure.



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