ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 4, December

Alienation or Intimacy?: The Roles of Science in the Cultural Narratives of Gifford Pinchot and John Burroughs
America is still at heart, a business-oriented society.... We are still naively sure science and technique will heal the wounds and sores we leave on the earth, when in fact those wounds are more malignant than ever. Perhaps we will never be at perfect...
John Burroughs and the Nineteenth Century
Introduction This is the second of a two-part special issue of ATQ on John Burroughs and the nineteenth century. My fuller introduction is found in the September 2007 issue, along with articles by John Tallmadge, on rediscovering Burroughs's themes,...
John Burroughs and the Scientific Imagination
Writing in Time and Change (1912), John Burroughs expresses his growing sense of wonder at the world as seen through the eyes of the geologist, the miracle of life as seen against "a background of a vast aeon of geologic and astronomic time, out of...
Ornithological Testimonies: Letters to John O'Birds
In nineteenth-century America, John Burroughs's essays called readers' attention to natural phenomena, such as the beauty and significance of species and habitats. In letters written to Burroughs in the post-bellum era, many readers told him how they...
"The Footsteps of Creative Energy": John Burroughs and Nineteenth-Century Literary Natural History
Seven years after the publication of Wake-Robin (1871), his first collection of nature essays, John Burroughs wrote in his journal, I really see very little of Thoreau in myself.... But my current is as strong in my own channel as Thoreau's...

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