RARA-AVIS: Re: noirs

From: rictusaporia ( rictusaporia@yahoo.com)
Date: 23 Mar 2006

Well, this is kind of general, but the allegorical strain we find perhaps first in the biblical writings of the Hebrews & then in profusion in later imaginative literary works, say of the medieval period, certainly goes a long way toward the bottom-line of much Noir
& neo-Noir...I'm thinking off the top of my pointed little head of Barton Fink... Rob

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, William Denton <wtd@...> wrote:
"Have their been any noir or HB works directly inspired by, or retelling, stories from the Bible?...For ancient literature all I can think of is Willeford's COCKFIGHTER, which draws on on THE ODYSSEY."

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