The Atlantic MonthlyThe Atlantic Monthly
is an American
that began in November 1857
. It is also known as The Atlantic
It is a literary and cultural magazine, with frequent articles in the fields of political science and foreign affairs, as well as book reviews and short stories.
The magazine made the first publications of Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (on February 1, 1862), and William Parker's the Freedman's Story (in February and March, 1866). It has also published many of the works of Mark Twain, including one that managed to escape publication until 2001.