ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 3, September

Class and Conflict in the United States
Introduction Since the arrival of the earliest European settlers fleeing rigid class systems in Europe, our national myth claims this country as a classless society, yet social stratification has always been a powerful force in American life. Though...
Class Struggle in the Parlor: An Archaeological Perspective on Minneapolis Irish-American Workers
In late nineteenth-century Minneapolis Irish members of the "working class" exhibited socially meaningful values and behaviors that can be considered "middle class," especially in their totality and in comparison to other data. Working class in the...
Double-Voicedness in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: "Loud Talking" to a Northern Black Readership
Man is following the evil devices of his own heart--for he is not willing even to acknowledge us made in Gods own Image--have not the decision of the last few days--in Washington--decided this for us--I see nothing for the Black Man--to look forward...
Drowning the Irish: Natural Borders and Class Boundaries in Henry David Thoreau's Cape Cod
For my part, I feel that with regard to Nature I live a sort of border life, on the confines of a world into which I make occasional and transient forays only, and my patriotism and allegiance to the State into whose territories I seem to retreat are...
The Code Duello and the Reified Self in Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson
In Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson, the code duello--sustained by the traditions of southern gentility and honor--has the power to trump laws, religious creeds, and moral principles. Placed highest among steps to social status, the code is a dominating...