As it turns out, even in noir, a genre rooted in lust-gone-amok, we still rarely see female characters blazing with the kind of compulsive and single-minded sexual activity that is nearly elemental to male noir protagonists, from Jim Thompson and David Goodis to Lawrence Block and James Ellroy.
While we may see "Tampa" fit more snugly, if not precisely, within noir, we do have to ask: Is noir really a terrain considerably more comfortable with female transgression? There was widespread skepticism as to whether a man guilty of lewd or lascivious battery would have received equally mild punishment.
She received her PhD in literature from New York University and has taught literature, writing, and film at NYU, the New School, and SUNY Oswego.
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