ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

ATQ (The American transcendental Quarterly) is a magazine specializing in Humanities topics.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 1, March

Eugenics and the Fiction of Pauline Hopkins
"[O]ur people are improving in their dress, in their looks and in their manners," states an African-American character in Pauline Hopkins' first of four novels, Con tending Forces, published in 1900 (110). Faced with the fierce post-Reconstruction...
Gender Reversal and Cultural Critique in Frances Osgood's Poetry
It has been the opinion of twentieth-century literary critics that in the nineteenth century, women poets rarely veered from subjects and styles that the patriarchal world of publishing allotted to them. Corroborating separate spheres ideology, critics...
"To a Practised Touch": Miles Coverdale and Hawthorne's Irony
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale Romance is a strange and clumsily constructed novel that has somehow, nonetheless, sufficiently intrigued enough of its puzzled readers to rise in recent decades to its current position, where it is widely regarded...
Written in Stone: Slavery and Authority in the Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
A religious hubbub, such as the world has seldom seen, was excited during the reign of Frederic II, by the imagined virulence of a book entitled "The Three Impostors." it was attributed to Pierre des Vignes, chancellor of the king, who was accused...