ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 3, September

"A Home Which Is Still Not a Home": Finding a Place for Ranald MacDonald
In 1847, a twenty-four-year-old half-Chinook Indian, half-Scot named Ranald MacDonald signed onto the crew of the Plymouth, a whaling ship out of New York. He was about to act on a plan that had been forming in his mind since he left his apprenticeship...
Introduction
just once just long enough to snap up the words, fish-hooked from our tongues. You think of us now when you kneel on the earth, turn holy in temporary tourism of our souls ... You think of us only when your voice ...
On the Meeting Grounds of Sentiment: S. Alice Callahan's Wynema: A Child of the Forest
LaVonne Brown Ruoff's discovery several years ago of S. Alice Callahan's Wynema: A Child of the Forest (1891), and its subsequent republication by University of Nebraska Press (1997), pushes back by thirty-six years the first known novel written by...
The Power of Sympathy: European American Women Novelists Imagine Indigenous Absence
The narration of inevitable European conquest plays a fundamental role in Europe's colonial storytelling traditions. In these traditions in North America, European and European American authors affirm and enact a conquest by simulating a Native American...
"Your Sister Cannot Speak to You and Understand You as I Do": Native American Culture and Female Subjectivity in Lydia Maria Child and Catharine Maria Sedgwick
As a genre especially concerned with themes of identity and duplication, separation and connection, the early nineteenth-century historical romance revised by Lydia Maria Child and Catharine Maria Sedgwick particularly emphasized the connective, synthetic...

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