This is the first-ever book-length analysis of Dworkins feminist politics and the first critical analysis to examine her controversial political ideas in light of the literary dimensions of her prose. Cindy Jenefsky, with Ann Russo, looks at Dworkin’s major nonfiction works including Woman Hating, Pornography: Men Possessing Women, and Intercourse
Table of Contents
Preface -- Credits -- Introduction -- The Artist as Revolutionary -- The Cultural Construction of Misogyny -- Polar Gender Scripts in Lived Experience -- Quest for Alternative Scripts -- Battling Pornography -- Reconstructing Pornography: From Speech to Action -- The Art of Confrontation -- "The Artist's Struggle for Integrity" in a Man-Made World -- Intercourse: An Institution of Male Power -- Women's Integrity in a Man-Made World
Cindy Jenefsky is a social justice educator, activist, and cultural critic. Her research examines cultural constructions of gender, race, and sexuality. She currently teaches women's studies and cultural studies at John F. Kennedy University. Ann Russo is assistant professor of women's studies at DePaul University. She is coauthor of Pornography: The Production and Consumption of Inequality and coeditor of Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism and Radical Women's Press of the 1850s.