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Resource Guide: 'The East Indian' by Brinda Charry

On May 2, 2024 the Folger’s virtual book club continues with a discussion of The East Indian by Brinda Charry. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to A Midsummer Night’s Dream and America’s early colonization.


READ the Shakespeare play referenced throughout novel

EXPLORE the play’s connection to trade and early globilization

LISTEN to podcast episodes related to colonial history and impact

We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of this program

Capitol Hill Community Foundation
Junior League of Washington

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