Feminist Andrea Dworkin Dies at Age 58
Monday, April 11, 2005 10:30 AM

The feminist writer and antipornography campaigner, Andrea Dworkin, died at her home in Washington on Saturday. Through her writing and lectures, Ms. Dworkin spoke out against violence against women and pornography, which she believed one of the causes of such violence.  Ms. Dworkin's best know books include: "Pornography: Men Possessing Women" (Putnam/Perigee, 1981), "Intercourse" (Free Press, 1987) and "Heartbreak: The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant" (Basic Books, 2002).  Ms. Dworkin was 58 years old.

Compiled from: Andrea Dworkin, Writer and Crusading Feminist, Dies at 58, Margalit Fox, The New York Times, 12 April 2005.