ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 4, December

"If They Have a Moral Power": Margaret Fuller, Transcendentalism, and the Question of Women's Moral Nature
In the 1994 movie version of Little Women, Jo March participates in an informal debate with a group of men over women's vote that captures well the various arguments on this topic in the mid-nineteenth century. One man expresses the traditional view:...
Love and Economics: Charlotte Perkins Gilman on "The Woman Question"
In 1898, Charlotte Perkins Gilman boldly pronounced economic independence to be the answer to the Woman Question. (1) Readers of her internationally-acclaimed Women and Economics were prepared to take her solution seriously. As one reviewer wrote,...
Performing the Woman Question: The Emergence of Anti-Suffrage Drama
Anti-suffrage drama came into being in the second half of the nineteenth century in response to the increase of rights for women. As the burgeoning woman's suffrage movement gained strength, people opposed to its message of equality for women became...
"The Social Dusk of That Mysterious Democracy": Race, Sexology, and the New Woman in Henry James's: The Bostonians
When Henry James started compiling notes for The Bostonians in 1883, he summarized his intentions for the new project: "I wished to write a very American tale, a tale very characteristic of our social condition, and I asked myself what was the most...
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