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ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, September

"I Never Saw Anything at Once So Pathetic and Funny": Humor in the Stories of Mary Wilkins Freeman
In the tradition of American comic literature, Mary Wilkins Freeman's comic stories of the 1880s and 1890s do not shy away from the paradoxical connections between death and creativity, and they are obsessively concerned with individual freedom and...
Introduction
Women's Studies programs and the resulting interest in women writers offer scholars and critics new subjects and opportunities in authors whose gender all but buried them under the weight of early twentieth-century masculine perceptions. Lost or relegated...
Must Age Equal Failure?: Sociology Looks at Mary Wilkins Freeman's Old Women
The revival of interest in the work of Mary Wilkins Freeman is generating some new and interesting criticism, but much exploration of her work remains shadowed by earlier critical dicta. Considering her a major American voice, her contemporary readers...
The Current State of Freeman Bibliographical and Textual Studies
The past twenty-five years have witnessed an explosion of scholarly interest in Mary Wilkins Freeman. One new biography, dozens of critical articles, and several book volumes interpreting Freeman's works have been published, and there are currently...
The Shadow Narrative in Mary Wilkins Freeman's "Silence"
There are several puzzling features in Mary Wilkins Freeman's "Silence," which first appeared in an 1893 issue of Harper's Magazine. Why, for example, does the scene with Silence Hoit calling for her lost fiance in a shrieking north-wind apparently...