ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, March

"If Not in the Word, in the Sound": Frederick Douglass's Mediation of Literacy through Song
Frederick Douglass's passage into literacy does not enable him, while a slave, to openly resist his masters. In fact, despite the huge emphasis that both the 1845 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and his 1855 narrative, My Bondage and My...
The Indian Problem as a Woman's Question: S. Alice Callahan's Wynema: A Child of the Forest
Wynema: A Child of the Forest, by mixed-blood Muscogee (Creek) writer S. Alice Callahan, is currently thought to be the first novel written by a Native American woman. Published in 1891, it reflects the Callahan family's privileged position as "members...
The "Possessed" Reassessed: Elizabeth Stoddard's the Morgesons, the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria and Literary (Anti)nationalism
The nineteenth century was a time of profound literary nationalism in the United States. As Van Wyck Brooks and Henry Steele Commager have written, beginning with the end of the War of 1812 and extending through the outbreak of the Civil War, readers...