ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 2, June

Lydia Sigourney's "To a Shred of Linen": Lineaments of the Domestic and the Sublime
Although there are surprisingly few critical inquiries published on Lydia Sigourney (perhaps the most popular woman writing poetry in mid-nineteenth-century America, and the author of over fifty volumes of prose and verse), those who have addressed...
Plots and Counterplots: The Defense of Sensational Fiction in Louisa May Alcott's "Behind a Mask"
Louisa May Alcott is now well known for having led a sensationally double literary life: the author of the demure Little Women was also the author--anonymously and pseudonymously--of such thrillers as "AMarble Woman; or, The Mysterious Model," "V.V.:...
Sounding Walden Pond: The Depths and "Double Shadows" of Thoreau's Autobiographical Symbol
Symbolically, the pond remains bottomless. (Schneider 102) Autobiography is that form of narrative that takes up most explicitly the problematic of depth. (Gunn 198) If, to adopt Henry David Thoreau's own directives for effective reading, "we...