Re your question below:
"When it comes to crime fiction...What does 'noir' mean to you? What does 'hard-boiled' mean to you?"
I've been over this enough times on this forum that I think I'll just spare my brother and sister Rare Birds a recap.
However, I write a column for MYSTERICAL-E, called "I Like 'Em Tough," about hard-boiled and noir crime fiction. You can read my second column, in which I define terms, here:
In my third column, I wrote about film noir and its relation to noir in prose. You can find it here:
Hope that helps.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 09 Nov 2008 EST