The New England Quarterly

    The Colonial Society—together with University of Massachusetts – Boston and the Massachusetts Cultural Council—sponsors The New England Quarterly, a historical review of New England life and letters. For over three-quarters of a century, The New England Quarterlyhas disseminated the history and culture of New England throughout the nation and the world. Published continuously since its founding in 1928, NEQ is the authoritative source for information about and insight into the cultural and historical significance of New England. In addition to essays about New England topics, NEQ brings to light important documents from library archives, reconsiders trends and controversies in historical investigation and literary criticism, and, through essay and book reviews, evaluates the latest offerings on New England subjects. To subscribe to NEQ or to contact its editors, go to the journal's website at