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Brattleboro First Wednesdays Lecture Series: The Known World and the Literary Character

March 7 @ 7:00 pm


Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, described as “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon,” and considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us about slavery, personhood, and novel-reading.

About First Wednesdays Lecture Series

This eclectic lecture series offers talks in nine towns on the first Wednesday of the month, October through May. Topics are varied, timely, timeless, thought-provoking, and fun.  All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public.


Brooks Memorial Library
Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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