And before you give me the 'no woman ever asks for rape' line, let's be clear -- this wasn't even sexual harassment, much less assault. Suggestive behavior by women never invites rape. But it can certainly invite a come-on. Bloom put his hand on her thigh. Wolf said no. Bloom removed his hand, stopped the advance, and went home. Ban the hand on the thigh, and you might as well ban seduction.
Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Follow-up on Harold Bloom vs. Naomi Wolf
I agree with The Agitator: