ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 3, September

Changing Ideals of Womanhood during the Nineteenth-Century Woman Movement
"Feminism," as we know the term today, was nonexistent in nineteenth-century America. The phrase did not become popular until the 1910s as efforts began to focus around women's suffrage, yet pre-feminist activity began long before 1910 (Cott 13). During...
Hawthorne's Pearl: Woman-Child of the Future
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter has earned its place in the literary canon precisely because it has retained the ability to arouse interest and intellectual discussion even 154 years after its first publication. The beauty of Hawthorne's defining...
"The" Woman Question does not exist because there is no one time when it definitively was asked and answered. Rather, philosophers, theologians, scientists, sociologists, psychiatrists, and others wrestled--and continue to wrestle--with aspects of...
Self-Reliant Women in Frances Harper's Writings
"I do not think," said Mrs. Stillman, "that we can begin too early to teach our boys to be manly and self-respecting, and our girls to be useful and self-reliant." (Iola Leroy 253) In "Self-Reliance" Emerson undoubtedly envisions a self-reliant...
The Woman Question: A Multi-Faceted Debate
The Woman Question, which is ultimately a gender and a gendered question, examines the complexity, malleability, and impermanence of gender. Although the question itself is ahistorical--it was not asked and answered at any one specific time in history--it...
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