New England Quarterly

In the June 2014 Issue

Young Men and the Symmetrical Life
Peter Stoneley

The Origins of Blind Autobiograhy in Visionary Antebellum New England
Justin Clark

The Drunkard's Directions: Mapping Urban Space in the Antebellum Temperance Drama
Michael D'Alessandro 

Melville's Epitaphs: On Time, Place, and War 
Jillian Spivey Caddell 

Memoranda and Documents

Reforming Harvard: Cotton Mather on Education at Cambridge 
Kenneth P. Minkema.

Congratulations to David Brion Davis who was awarded the 2013 National Humanities Medal!

The National Endowment for the Humanities has recognized Dr. Davis's work as a historian, for reshaping our understanding of history.  As a WWII veteran, Dr. Davis has shed light on the contradiction of a free Nation built by forced labor, and his examinations of slavery and abolitionism drive us to keep making moral progress in our time.  Dr. Davis is Sterling Professor Emertius of American History at Yale University and serves on the Board of Editors of The New England Quarterly.

Congratulations to 2013 Whitehill Award winner, Iax Saxine.  

His essay "The Performance of Peace: Indians, Speculators, and the Politics of Property on the Maine Frontier, 1735-1737," is forthcoming in the NEQ.

Be sure to listen in our latest podcast

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




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Catcher in the Rye Podcast>>>>>

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