ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 2, June

Emerson and Dreams: Toward a Natural History of Intellect
In October 1840, Emerson recorded a peculiar dream that cast him in the role of Adam before whom the world lay like a fruit from the tree of knowledge: "I dreamed that I floated at will in the great Ether, and I saw this world floating also not far...
Representing and Self-Mutilating the Laboring Male Body: Re-Examining Rebecca Harding Davis's: Life in the Iron Mills
From the opening of Life in the Iron Mills, Rebecca Harding Davis uses descriptions of corporeality to separate Hugh Wolfe, her working-class protagonist, from the "breath of crowded human beings" (11) and the mass of "drunken Irishmen" that pass beneath...
Thoreau's Notes on the Journey West: Nature Writing or Environmental History?
In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow members, and also respect for the community as such.--Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac...
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