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Department of English ESQ


ESQ is devoted to the study of nineteenth-century American literature. We invite submission of original articles, welcome work grounded in a wide range of theoretical and critical perspectives, and encourage inquiries proposing submissions and projects. Please contact us with comments and queries.

Current Issue:


On the Road: Reevaluating an American Cultural Ideal

Zachary Tavlin

The Radial Sphere: Structural Virtue in The Female Marine

Thomas J. Joudrey

Margaret Fuller: How She Haunts

Albert J. Von Frank and Phyllis Cole

The Year in Conferences (MLA, ALA, ASLE)