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Letters from a War Zone

Letters from a War ZoneAndrea DworkinDutton Books1989

Reflections on writing and writers, freedom of speech and censorship, pornography, violence against women, and the politics of our time.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: Take Back the Night
… The Lie
… The Night and Danger
… Pornography and Grief
Part Two: Words
… The Power of Words
… A Woman Writer and Pornography
… Susannah Cibber
… Whose Press? Whose Freedom?
… Preface to the Paperback Edition of Our Blood
… Nervous Interview
… Loving Books: Male/Female/Feminist
… Mourning Tennessee Williams
… Wuthering Heights
… Voyage in the Dark: Hers and Ours
Part Three: Take Back the Day
… A Feminist Looks at Saudi Arabia
… A Battered Wife Survives
… A True and Commonplace Story
… Biological Superiority: The World’s Most Dangerous and Deadly Idea
… Sexual Economics: The Terrible Truth
… Look, Dick, Look. See Jane Blow It
… Feminism: An Agenda
… Margaret Papandreou: An American Feminist in Greece
… I Want A Twenty-Four-Hour Truce During Which There Is No Rape
… Violence Against Women: It Breaks the Heart, Also the Bones
… Preface to the British Edition of Right-wing Women
Part Four: The New Terrorism
… Pornography: The New Terrorism
… Why Pornography Matters to Feminists
… Pornography’s PArt in Sexual Violence
… The ACLU: Bait and Switch
… Why So-Called Radical Men Love and Need Pornography
… For Men, Freedom of Speech; For Women, Silence Please
… Pornography and Male Supremacy
… Women Lawyers and Pornography
… Silence Means Dissent
… Against the Male Flood: Censorship, Pornography, and Equality
… Pornography Is A Civil Rights Issue
… Letter from a War Zone

Epilogue
Feminism Now
Afterword
What Battery Really Is