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Wendy Steiner

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Wendy Steiner

Wendy Steiner is the Richard L. Fisher Professor of English Emerita at the University of Pennsylvania. She is an opera librettist and author of books such as The Scandal of Pleasure and The Real Real Thing. Her new opera, Biennale, will be produced at the Barnes Foundation in October 2013, and she is at work on a book about Village Health Works.


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Beginning with medical care and expanding to education and more, Village Health Works is on a nervy quest to rebuild Burundi from the ground up.

After a century of repressing or deriding Woman as a symbol of beauty, high culture in the West has suddenly gone over.