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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:


Things Appearing Every Day: Walt Whitman and the Ubiquity of News

Jeff Smith

Uncle Tom’s (Ship) Cabin

Cynthia Alicia Smith

Hope Leslie and the Grounds of Secularism 

Ashley Reed

Year in Conferences (MLA, ALA, ASLE)