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Reading the Revolution: Phyllis Wheatley Peters

November 15, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Topsfield Historical Society for a Zoom book discussion on Phyllis Wheatley Peters: Biography of a Genius in Bondage by Vincent Carretta.
While the Boston Patriots claimed that the British Empire was treating Americans as slaves, Phillis Wheatley, a young enslaved Bostonian, was writing powerful poetry arguing for freedom for all. Vincent Carretta’s concise biography shows both her literary excellence and her influence on British and American audiences. In this new edition, he brings us up-to-date on her life after marriage including her newly discovered residency in Middleton.
We will hold our discussion over Zoom. Sign up via the link below and you’ll receive the zoom link.
Sponsored by the Topsfield Historical Society, TopsfieldHistory.org
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