Wendy Steiner is the Richard L. Fisher Professor of English and director of the Penn Humanities Forum at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author, most recently, of The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
"Striking, fresh, and convincing: Anyone who thinks hard about art and gender should read this." - Kirkus Reviews "Wendy Steiner's powerful new book should give hope - that in the future, beauty again may fill the eyes of art's beholders." - Paul Mitchinson, National Post