Donąt subscribe to that one either and find it very narrow and
restrictive...If noir is always noir regardless of the medium what are you
gonna say about western noir and for example would you use the same criteria
than the ones for novels in the case of The Wild Bunch or The Proposition to
take two of the Śnoirą or Śnoirrishą or Śdarką...whatever...westerns...
If the mediums are different, the treatments are different too and some of
the esthetic consequences are practiced and experienced in different
ways...and how would you account for Śnoirą for other Śartsą such as
painting, music...I donąt think the literary definition set (whatever one is
used) can be readily transposed...
On 7/25/08 11:17 AM, "JIM DOHERTY" <email@example.com> wrote:
> What I've said is that noir is noir whatever the medium and that the
> definition doesn't change from medium to medium
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