RARA-AVIS: Racism and misogyny

From: Michael Robison ( miker_zspider@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Nov 2005

Vicki wrote:

I'm sorry to say that the casual racism and misogyny of that time period taint the work for me, so that I can't read it again, but that's another issue.

************ You left out homophobia.

Misogyny was a strong element of hardboiled and noir. Woman as betrayer goes back a long ways. If Eve hadn't taken a bite out of that apple, we could all still be fat, dumb, and happy, chilling in the Garden.
 Damn women.


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