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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Claudette Anderson Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Caliban’s Reason and the Future of Afro-Caribbean Philosophy Claudette Anderson aget Henry, in his book Caliban’s Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy, has done an excellent job of excavating what he terms the “implicit...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 179–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Paget Henry Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Culture, Politics and Writing in Afro- Caribbean Philosophy: A Reply to Critics Paget Henry must begin by thanking Brian Meeks, Maureen Warner-Lewis, Patrick Goodin, and Claudette Anderson for taking the time to put down so clearly...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yomaira C. Figueroa This essay contends that Caribbean conceptualizations of relation, understood through the theorizing and political organizing of women of color feminists, offer decolonial possibilities that enable radical remappings of the Afro-Atlantic. The essay argues that the political...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the light it sheds on the mechanics of anglophone Afro-Caribbean intellectual formation, self-representation, and epistemology posited in newspapers, nonfiction books, and speeches produced in the Caribbean during this period. This article is a reading of a conceptual thread that runs through Smith's book...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 18–32.
Published: 01 July 2023
... after Negritude, and a commitment to the experiences of Afro-Caribbean womanhood. 32 Brodber, “African American and African Jamaican Meeting in St Mary, Jamaica, as Slaves of Governor Wright and His Family,” in Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation , 59. 33 Patricia Noxolo, “Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
... colonial discourse. Through it, Thomas and other Afro-Caribbean intellectuals shaped the perception and material reality of their individual, ethnic, and national communities. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 BOOK DISCUSSION: Faith Smith, Creole Recitations: John Jacob Thomas and Colonial Formation...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 51–71.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Maureen Warner-Lewis The transformation of Maureen Warner-Lewis’s intellectual career from colonial to postcolonial shaping was gradual and sometimes fortuitous. It involved a bifurcation in disciplines, evolving from English literary developments into Afro-Caribbean social and linguistic history...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 132–141.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Evelyne Laurent-Perrault This essay engages Vanessa K. Valdés’s Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg . It traces Valdés’s main contributions and notes that her work invites readers to expand their views of Schomburg’s Afro-Caribbean/Latinx/Latin American identity...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth E. Sine This essay explores the making of a radical cultural politics amid the global crisis of the 1930s and 1940s through a study of the life and work of dancer Si-lan Chen. Born in Trinidad to Afro-Caribbean and Chinese parents, trained as a ballerina in Moscow, and an active supporter...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 151–157.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Patrick Goodin Small Axe Incorporated 2002 BOOK DISCUSSION: CALIBAN’S REASON Caliban’s Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy, Paget Henry. New York: Routledge, 2000. ISBN 0415926459 Caliban’s Cry: Reflections on the Meaning of Philosophy in Caliban’s Reason Patrick...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 158–168.
Published: 01 March 2002
... previously charted: that of Afro-Caribbean philosophy. PHis central thesis is the confi rmation of the existence of an Afro-Caribbean philoso- phy, albeit a minor tradition, operating in the interstices of the more dominant forms of Caribbean intellectual production. He divides Afro-Caribbean philosophy...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... men and women, are here construed as being transmitted by women and girls only. That women as teachers, mothers, and students have been blamed for the underachievement of Afro-Caribbean boys is well documented. 80 What a closer analysis of this text reveals is that the much-maligned “bashment...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 138–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of translation in By Word of Mouth are evident in “Prelude in Boricua,” his translation of “Preludio in Boricua,” the opening poem in Luis Palés Matos's influential 1937 collection Tuntún de pasa y grifería: Poemas afroantillanos , a cornerstone of modern Puerto Rican poetry and a landmark of Afro-Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
... on local experiences. By this I mean issues such as the American occupation, the national sentiment it created, and the rise in Africanity and African ideology. At the same time, much Caribbean poetry has, of necessity, been a revolutionary poetry. Th us, the poetry of Afro-Dominicans³ in particular...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... on a book that explores the influence of Haitian Vodou on black American feminism. Moving from the interwar ethnographies of Zora Neale Hurston and Katherine Dunham to the resurgence of Vodou imagery in texts by Audre Lorde and Lucille Clifton, this work argues that Afro-Caribbean spirituality has taught...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 167–170.
Published: 01 October 2007
.../Caribbean region of the Com- monwealth Prize 2004, and her second, The Scorpion’s Claw was released in 2005. She is also the author of two books of literary criticism, Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women (1997); and Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., economic thought, or the historical knowledge of the region? In this mix, where do Afro-Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean religious practices fit? Do these religious practices not invoke, as Joan Dayan argues, a “project of thought,” with the “intensity of interpretation” that is allowed by such practices...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to Caribbean sexuality and nonbinary gender are addressed. King ends by introducing her current research project, which uses existing and imagined archives to examine Afro-Trinidadian women's protest and performance in the late nineteenth century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean gender Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and presumably complete freedom. If the newspaper clipping that references Wooding's syllabus sits in a Caribbean archive, 5 the photograph resides in a Cape archive; each speak in different national, regional, and urban registers. Wooding and Williams were not the only Afro-Caribbeans in the early...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... lines in a number of ways. Before independence, calypsonians from other countries—usually, like most Trinidadian calyp- sonians, from the Afro-Caribbean diaspora—could and did participate in competitions. As Rohlehr recalls, “Since the thirties, musical bands would come across Guyana to play...