Re: RARA-AVIS: Types of noir (was Re: Pop. 1280)

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 28 Jul 2007

Mario wrote:

The first psycho noir novel I know of is _The Right Red Hand_ by Joel Townsley Rogers. But the genre did exist long before, in the fantasy and sci-fi pulps
(the work of Sturgeon, Wandrei, etc.).

*********** Shakespeare's Macbeth comes to mind. Great noir scene with her trying to wash the blood from her hands. Lots of (gratuitous?) violence, too. Bill was a crowd pleaser.


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