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
Slave or Free? White or Black? The Representation of George Latimer
Finding Private Suhre: On the Trail of Louisa May Alcott’s “Prince of Patients”
See Announcements for more information about these podcasts.
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