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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jeannine Murray-Román In the early 1990s, chaos theory captured the imagination of Caribbean writers by offering a new approach to interpreting scientific data. In its analysis of Edouard Glissant's Poétique de la Relation alongside Antonio Benítez-Rojo's introduction to The Repeating Island and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 111–120.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Eric Prieto To someone who studies the Caribbean, a striking feature of the 2007 Littérature-monde manifesto is its deep debt to the thought of one of its most prestigious signatories: Edouard Glissant. The very title of the manifesto hints at this influence, through its use of the hyphenated...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 102–107.
Published: 01 November 2011
...J. Michael Dash While there is an attempt to install Edouard Glissant as a literary patriarch after his death, we should not forget his interest in a poetics of risk that was tied to Michel Leiris's fascination with primitive rituals in general and the bullfight in particular. Glissant's well-known...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Tribute to Edouard Glissant Celia Britton I was first introduced to Edouard Glissant’s work in the late 1980s by Bridget Jones. I was then at Reading University, where Bridget taught for a year after leaving the University of the West Indies, and where she introduced a new—and for the times...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
... action that will be effective in the era of globalization. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Globalization and Political Action in the Work of Edouard Glissant Celia M. Britton Between the publication of Le discours antillais in 1981 and Poétique de la Relation in 1990, Glissant’s work undergoes a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and yet their work has been little studied in the anglophone world. This article focuses on Martinican intellectual Edouard Glissant's contribution to memory studies through his combined role as theoretician (in works such as his 2007 publication Mémoires des esclavages ) and practician (in his role...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... inescapable enmeshment of blackness and whiteness within the Plantation walls. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 “We are all related”: Edouard Glissant Meets Octavia Butler Valérie Loichot Mita kuye oyasin . . . we are all related. —Edouard Glissant, Faulkner, Mississippi So many relatives that I had...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 123–128.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Betsy Wing This essay briefly describes the process of working with the author Édouard Glissant in translating his works, with a particular focus on the novel Mahagony . It explores the extent to which a personal relationship with the author provides both special insights and frustration for the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 169–179.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celia Britton The theme of identity runs throughout Édouard Glissant's work and constitutes one of his most original contributions to postcolonial thought. It is always considered in relation to change, but his formulations of both identity and change themselves change in the course of his career...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Hantel “The intellectual journey,” Edouard Glissant reminds us, “is destined to have a geographical itinerary.” This essay considers Glissant's insistence on a poetics of landscape in the case of translation, a practice that intertwines linguistic transition with the spatial residue of its...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Charles Forsdick The article explores Edouard Glissant's literary, intellectual and political activity over the past decade in the light of Edward W. Said's concept of `late style'. There is no intention to present the Martiniquan writer and intellectual as an exemplum of Said's categorization...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 115–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Roger Toumson Né à la Martinique, le 21 septembre1928, mort à Paris, le 03 février 2011, Edouard Glissant lègue à la postérité une œuvre multiforme. Auteur fécond, puissamment inspiré, il s'est illustré dans les genres les plus divers, poésie, roman, théâtre, nouvelles, essais, à chaque étape de...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
... generations of writers and political figures. Most notably, I will show the ways in which his legacy can be traced in the work of the contemporary Caribbean philosopher and poet Edouard Glissant, whose brand of transnationalism in Le discours antillais develops the ramifications of Fanon's thought in a way...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the marvelous in the Caribbean selva , Ikoku suggests that Breton, Masson, and Carpentier were each committed to a territorialization of the Antilles, and as alternatives, he offers Lam's translation of Aimé Césaire and Edouard Glissant's explorations of William Faulkner—both attempts to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... essai (2013). Chamoiseau's attempt to weave Césaire into a tradition that includes Saint-John Perse, Edouard Glissant, and—most prominently—the French poet René Char leaves us with many questions: What is the complex geography of legacy? What happens when substantially different poets are pressed into...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Elizabeth Duchanaud With the traditional parameters of what constitutes history and historical event as alienating as colonization itself for the francophone Caribbean, Edouard Glissant argues to historicize alienation by plotting new forms of resistance against domination and oppression, forms...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 35–62.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Chamoiseau and his fellow writers overhaul the form and stealthily undo assumptions about what the essay can or cannot accomplish. Through examples from Eloge de la créolité , by Chamoiseau, Jean Bernabé, and Raphaël Confiant; Edouard Glissant's Poétique de la Relation and Philosophie de la Relation ; and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 85–88.
Published: 01 November 2013
... made to Edouard Glissant's Caribbean Discourse , Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks , and Lawrence Venuti's Rethinking Translation and The Translator's Invisibility . © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 At the heart of each of the five essays that comprise this first special section is an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 138–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... rendering of Caribbean/American landscapes (akin to Edouard Glissant's paysage ), this essay considers the nonequivalences in Williams's translations within a poetics of Caribbean/American graininess. The physical and psychic space of the Caribbean figures at key moments in the evolution of William Carlos...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 64–77.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the writing of Edouard Glissant, among others, the author suggests that Lalo's work deploys untranslatability as a means of affirming the literary and political identity of Puerto Rican writers' against the classificatory schema of world literary space and the canon. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014...