First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

World War I and American Writers

Dartmouth professor Barbara Will discusses the effect of the war on American writers, particularly John Dos Passos, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein, and explores how the war changed American literature and made it “modern.”

This video was recorded at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, VT on December 6, 2017.