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The Resource Life and death, Andrea Dworkin

Life and death, Andrea Dworkin

Label
Life and death
Title
Life and death
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Dworkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • A collection of her most incisive essays and unpublished speeches, Life and Death makes it clear why Dworkin has found her place in the canon of modern political thought. She begins here with a poignant autobiographical piece, in which she recounts with rare tenderness her childhood in Camden, New Jersey, her political odyssey, and the crushing pain of her brother's death. Lending her hand to tragic current events, or what she calls "emergencies," like the murder of
  • Nicole Brown Simpson, the Hedda Nussbaum child abuse case, and the mass murder of female students at a college in Montreal, Dworkin makes clear in her inimitable way the obvious things we stubbornly fail to notice. Finally, she guides us back to the core issues at stake in women's lives - pornography, domestic violence, rape, and prostitution - and reminds us that even after decades of feminist so-called progress, gender is an ongoing war
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dworkin, Andrea
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
LC item number
D86 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Feminist theory
Label
Life and death, Andrea Dworkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Articles originally published 1987-1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My life as a writer -- In memory of Nicole Brown Simpson -- Living in terror, pain: being a battered wife -- The third rape -- Gary Hart and post-pornography politics -- A government of men, not laws, not women -- Portrait of a new puritan -- and a new slaver -- Free expression in Serbian rape/death camps -- Beaver talks -- Mass murder in Montreal: the sexual politics of killing women -- Terror, torture, and resistance -- Pornography happens -- Prostitution and male supremacy -- Freedom now: ending violence against women -- Remember, resist, do not comply -- Race, sex, and speech in Amerika -- Women in the public domain: sexual harassment and date rape -- Israel: whose country is it anyway? -- The U.S. Holocaust memorial museum: is memory male?
Control code
35318592
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780684835129
Lccn
96038335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Life and death, Andrea Dworkin
Publication
Note
Articles originally published 1987-1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My life as a writer -- In memory of Nicole Brown Simpson -- Living in terror, pain: being a battered wife -- The third rape -- Gary Hart and post-pornography politics -- A government of men, not laws, not women -- Portrait of a new puritan -- and a new slaver -- Free expression in Serbian rape/death camps -- Beaver talks -- Mass murder in Montreal: the sexual politics of killing women -- Terror, torture, and resistance -- Pornography happens -- Prostitution and male supremacy -- Freedom now: ending violence against women -- Remember, resist, do not comply -- Race, sex, and speech in Amerika -- Women in the public domain: sexual harassment and date rape -- Israel: whose country is it anyway? -- The U.S. Holocaust memorial museum: is memory male?
Control code
35318592
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780684835129
Lccn
96038335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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