ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 2, June

A Quilt for Life: Lydia Maria Child's the American Frugal Housewife
Several years ago, when just engaged to my husband, I celebrated my first Christmas with his New England family and found a small, orange volume called The American Frugal Housewife in my Christmas stocking. As both a literary critic and someone who...
In Black and White: The Reader's Part in Chesnutt's "Gray Wolf's Ha'nt"
All cats are gray in the dark ... nothing is easier than for a white man to black his face. God alone knows how many crimes have been done in this guise! --Chesnutt, The Marrow of Tradition In late nineteenth-century America, widespread social...
Not "Altogether" the "History of Myself": Autobiographical Impersonality in Elizabeth Keckley's "Behind the Scenes. or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House."(Critical Essay)
"I am not writing altogether the history of myself," Elizabeth Keckley proclaims almost immediately in her 1868 Behind the Scenes. Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House (18). Despite recounting Keckley's years as a slave and as...
The Dying of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Two weeks before her death by suicide, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), terminally ill from cancer, received a letter from her cousin, Lyman Beecher Stowe (Harriet's grandson), in which he responded to her announcement that she would soon end...
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