we could always go at it one more time in honor of westlake;
or accept that noir doesn't exist anymore.
--- On Tue, 1/6/09, BaxDeal@aol.com <BaxDeal@aol.com> wrote:
> From: BaxDeal@aol.com <BaxDeal@aol.com>
> Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Westlake on Noir and Hard-Boiled
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 6:27 PM
> In a message dated 1/6/09 12:24:05 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > *PK:* Your Parker novels were once called
> “hard-boiled”, but are now
> > sometimes called “noir”. Do these two terms mean
> the same, in your view?
> > Are they terms you’d use?
> > *DW:* I think hard-boiled and noir are both a little
> past their sell-by
> > date, and both really refer to the post-war 40s.
> Hard-boiled is what the
> > vets brought back with them, and noir is the world
> they found when they
> > got home. I think hard-boiled is still possible, but
> noir today is
> > another word for artsy.
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