Re: RARA-AVIS: can noir writers advocate social reform?

From: Kerry J. Schooley (
Date: 28 Nov 2006

At 12:14 AM 28/11/2006 +0000, you wrote:
>Anybody think of any noir protagonists who get screwed as a
>result of a good deed? That's about as noir as it gets, I'd have

I'm not sure innocence, or the ability to act with a complete lack of self interest, is quite on in noir. We're going to have to consider the definition of a "good deed." Have we done that before?

Best, Kerry

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