Re: RARA-AVIS: Meaning of noir

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 03 Oct 2005

Al Guthrie wrote:

Ionesco said: "Absurd is that which is devoid of purpose." Senseless, in other words. Which is surely what the doomed man's life has become.

**************** I think irony is related to the absurd, especially when stretched. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice comes to mind. Also Willeford's Wild Wives and his Burnt Orange Heresy.


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