The New England Quarterly


NEQ is pleased to announce the release of our first BATCH from MITPress.  

Selected essays include:

  • A Foreword by Robert D. Richardson
  • Performing Loss, Elegy, and Transcendental Friendship, William Rossi
  • Emerson, Thoreau, and the Double Consciousness, Joel Porte
  • Transcendental Vacations: Thoreau and Emerson in the Wilderness, William W. Stowe
  • Nationalism and the Nature of Thoreau's "Walking,"  Andrew Menard
  • "Sympathy's Electric Chain" and the American Democracy: Emerson's First Vocational Crisis, Mary K. Cayton
  • Militant Abolitionism: Douglass, Emerson, and the Rise of the Anti-Slave, Len Gougeon
  • "As You Are Brothers of Mine": Thoreau and the Irish, Laura Dassow Walls
  • Prophet among Rebels: Henry David Thoreau and the Creation of a Transcendentalist Bible, Lydia Willsky
  • Emerson and the Fortunes of a Godless Religion, Robert Milder

Our new podcast is here!

Sybil Ludington, "the female Paul Revere"

Marla Miller, director of the public history program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and forthcoming NEQ author Paula Hunt discuss the figure of Ludington, material culture, and Ameican mythmaking.  

In the March 2015 Issue

“As You Are Brothers of Mine”: Thoreau and the Irish
Laura Dassow Walls

“Talents Committed to Your Care”: Reading and Writing Radical Abolitionism in Antebellum America
Mary Kelley

Slave or Free? White or Black? The Representation of George Latimer
Scott Gac

Finding Private Suhre: On the Trail of Louisa May Alcott’s “Prince of Patients” 
John Matteson



Past Podcasts: 

Andrew Menard and Laura Dassow Walls discuss nationalism and nature in Henry David Thoreau's Walking.

Patriot's Day Podcast with Robert Gross and Mary Babson Fuhrer>>>>>

Richard Brown and Governor Michael Dukakis Podcast>>>>>

American Restaurants and Cuisine in the Mid-–Nineteenth Century Podcast>>>>

Catcher in the Rye Podcast>>>>>

Femininity, Fashion, and the Recasting of Radcliffe's Reputation, 1900–1950 Podcast>>>>>

Native American Verterans of Connecticut's Volunteer Regiments and the Union Navy Podcast>>>>

See Announcements for more information about these podcasts. 

Images courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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