No one fragment carries the totality of the message, but each text (which is in itself a whole) has a particular urgency, an individual force, a necessity, and yet each text also has a force which comes to it from all the other texts.
You are not welcome here. We don't accept your scholarly work as it is tainted by the scandal over your unchaste character."
I had to cease all scholarly activity when I married in the 1500s. Your problems are problems I would have loved to have had.
But the nature of truth and what one does with that information relates directly to the choices women have made throughout history
For women, a major life choice is whether to have children and how to balance career and a love life -- why can't we talk about that?
See Rule 1: Be witty and urbane. How can women be witty and urbane talking about their love lives?
And don't forget Rule 8 puhhlleeezzzze.
Not another chit-chat about the bodily functions of young children.
Yes, Sappho. Thank you for that eloquent definition. If rhetoric can be considered a conversation through the ages about how we define truth and create knowledge and the choices we make or actions we take based on those assumptions, it has been until very recently a conversation mainly among men about living as men. What about us, ladies? Let's imagine that we can talk among ourselves through time about such matters!