Dworkin, Andrea: Further Reading

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Assiter, Alison. Pornography, Feminism, and the Individual. Winchester, Mass.: Pluto Press, 1989. 166 p.

Critical examination with bibliographical references.

Eberly, Rosa A. Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000. 199 p.

Contains reference material following a critical article titled "Andrea Dworkin's Mercy: Pain and Silence in the "War Zone."

Jenefsky, Cindy Ann Russo. Without Apology: Andrea Dworkin's Art and Politics. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1998, 163 p.

Full-length study of Dworkin's feminist ideology.

Maitland, Sara. "Inside Out." New Statesman 113, no. 2935 (26 June 1987): 31.

Presents objections to Dworkin's assertions in Intercourse.

Mullarkey, Maureen. "Hard Cop, Soft Cop." Nation (30 May 1987): 720-26.

Negative assessment of Intercourse.

Nussbaum, Martha C. "Rage and Reason." New Republic 217, nos. 6-7 (August 11-18 1997): 36-42.

Exploration of Dworkin's feminist ideas, particularly her controversial theories on physical violence against women found in Life and Death.

Russo, Ann, and Lourdes Torres. "Beyond the 'Porn Wars': Why Feminists Should Read Andrea Dworkin." Sojourner: The Women's Forum 15, no. 10 (June 1990): 16-17.

Examination of the defining characteristics of Dworkin's feminist politics and writings.

Wolfe, Alan. "Dirt and Democracy." The New Republic (19 February 1990): 27-31.

Discusses Dworkin's objections to pornography as delineated in Pornography.


Additional coverage of Dworkin's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vols. 77-80; Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Vol. 21; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vols. 16, 39, 76, 96; Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vols. 43, 123; Feminist Writers; Gay and Lesbian Literature, Ed. 1; Literature Resource Center; and Major 20th-Century Writers.

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