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Resource Guide: 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel

On August 3, 2023 the Folger’s virtual book club continues with a discussion of Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to Henry VIII and this turbulent time for the English court.

EXPLORE Shakespeare’s version of events

DISCOVER the historical figures in our collection

EXPLORE adaptations of Wolf Hall

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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What is...Secularity?
The words

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Join scholars as they question whether “secularity” remains a useful concept, and how its history can illuminate contemporary debates.
Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 4:30pm
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The O. B. Hardison Season Opening Reading: Jorie Graham

The O. B. Hardison Season Opening Reading: Jorie Graham

Join us for a reading from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham, followed by a conversation moderated by Rep. Jamie Raskin.
Tue, Oct 03, 2023, 7:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
Folger Book Club: Warm Bodies

Folger Book Club: Warm Bodies

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet gets a zombie makeover in our October book club discussion.
Thu, Oct 5, 2023, 6:30pm
Folger Virtual