E.B. White topic of First Wednesday lecture

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MANCHESTER — The legacy and works of beloved author and essayist E.B. White will be the topic of this month's First Wednesday lecture, to be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Manchester Village.

Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine will share excerpts from White's work in her talk on White (1899-1985), celebrating his versatility and enormous legacy.

From his exquisite essays in The New Yorker to the beloved children's classic "Charlotte's Web," White is still regarded as a master of elegant prose, sophisticated wit, and graceful irreverence.

Crumbine is a poet and Associate Visiting Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College. She holds a PhD in philosophy and two Masters degrees in philosophy and religion.

The lecture, part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture series, is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Manchester Community Library at 802-362-2607 or events@mclvt.org; or the Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626 or info@vermonthumanities.org. Or, visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

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