The New England Quarterly

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Our June 2017 issue is now available.

Editor Jonathan Chu opens the issue with this allusion to the past: “WHEN Samuel Eliot Morison announced the inaugural issue of The New England Quarterly, he envisioned a place where wide ranging inquiries into New England’s history and literature were justifiable subjects “for the generous minded investigator.” I think Morison would have approved of our selection of these essays for this, the last issue of our second year with the Quarterly.”
Scroll down to find a list of the issue’s articles or click here to see the full table of contents.

The Colonial Society of Massachusetts announces the 2017 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize winner, Peter W. Walker.

The award-winning essay, “The Bishop Controversy, the Imperial Crisis, and Religious Radicalism in New England, 1763-74” will be published in the September 2017 issue of The Quarterly.

The NEQ is accepting submissions for the 2017 Whitehill Prize in Early American History. Click here for more information including judging criteria, submission specifications, and past winners.


“Each generation must rewrite history from its own point of view.” 
NEQ’s Founding Editors, 1928


— Our June 2017 Issue —

Editorial
by Jonathan M. Chu — read for free

Sexuality at the Northern Border of Early African American Print Culture
by John Saillant

Louisa May Alcott as Poet: Transcendentalism and the Female Artist
by Jennifer Gurley

Women’s Struggles to Practice Medicine in Antebellum America: The Troubled Career of Boston Physician Harriot Kezia Hunt
by Myra C. Glenn

“L’homme religieux réformateur” The First French Translation of Emerson in Adam Mickiewicz’s Revolutionary TRIBUNE DES PEUPLES
by Daniel Koch — read for free

Book Reviews

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