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From Lima, Peru to Newport, RI: Images of Thornton Wilder and His Literary Journey

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The Big Read Keynote Lecture & Discussion

More than 30 years after Thornton Wilder’s death, his works continue to be read, performed and enjoyed by audiences of all ages.  Dr. Sarah Littlefield, Professor of English at Salve Regina University, will explore Wilder’s legacy, why he has endured and become a man of “our town.”

This lecture is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts as part of The Big Read, a national effort to encourage community-wide reading projects. Admission is free but advance registration is required, please call (401) 847-1000 ext. 154, or register at www.newportmansions.org/events/events-calendar.

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