Brattleboro First Wednesdays Lecture Series: The Known World and the Literary Character
March 7 @ 7:00 pmFree
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.