Re: RARA-AVIS: Neo-nah...

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 29 Jun 2007

Kevin wrote: All the meanness and carnage of these soulless wallows comes off more like pornography than noir, at least to me.

Mark replied: While maybe more prominent, is that really so new?

************ A long time ago significant content sometimes had a shocking effect on the reading public. Twain's Huckleberry Finn for example. After a while, the content became second string to shock. I saw it in Selby's Last Exit to Brooklyn and whatever that book I read by William Burroughs was.


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