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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 86–97.
Published: 01 July 2023
... in original). 36 Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart (New York: Penguin, 1994), 141. ccobhamsande@amherst.edu © 2023 by Small Axe, Inc. 2023 orature University of the West Indies Anglo-Saxon African retentions Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Maureen Warner-Lewis’s voice: mellifluous, pitch...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2023
.... 17 Rhonda Cobham-Sander has noted that when she was an undergraduate in the Department of English Studies at UWI Mona, her course on Anglo-Saxons was taught by Warner-Lewis, and Cobham-Sander took for granted that it would include African oral poetry. 18 Quite apart from the poignancy...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 September 2003
... possible the “civilized” practices of respectable Anglo-Saxon households—but also the extent to which Englishness itself depended on CCatherineatherine HHallall the fi gure of the racialized other. Without the “savage...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of racial thinking “was permeating missionary discourse: negroes could be recognised by their love of excitement combined with their simplicity and empty minds, Indians by their convoluted idolatries, Anglo-Saxons by their capacities to colonise and spread the Word” (p. 397). Th e Missionary Herald...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 51–71.
Published: 01 July 2023
... years, my subjects were English, French, and Spanish, and at the University of the West Indies (UWI), which I attended from 1962 through 1965, my concentration was on English literature. This involved three years of Anglo-Saxon literature, in addition to medieval and sixteenth-century literature...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 201–204.
Published: 01 July 2023
... teaches at Brandeis University. M aureen W arner -L ewis is emeritus professor of African-Caribbean language and orature in the Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona, where her teaching specializations were Anglo-Saxon, West Indian, African, and oral literatures...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 166–177.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of all the Antilles by the Anglo-Saxon race will be in vain. Let us unite! Let us love each other! Let us form one people, a people of true Freemasons. Only then will we be able to build a temple with sufficiently firm foundations that all the forces of the Anglo-Saxon and Spanish races together...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 159–167.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the “frugal meal” that had been “prepared by the female members of the family” (pp. 133, 166), they were off ering their congregations a chance to become a new kind of white in two senses: to model themselves on the right kind of whites, and to become “black Anglo-Saxons” (p. 256...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 160–165.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., 2012). Reginald Horsman explores the racist ideology behind manifest destiny in his classic Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial Anglo-Saxonism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986). 2 Jossianna Arroyo, “Future Impossible Communities,” Small Axe , no. 61 (March...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and inhabited by large numbers of subject peoples of different races, languages, cultures, religions and legal systems than those of the then-dominant Anglo-Saxon society of the United States. 24 Insular possessions became a distinct category central in the definition of US imperialism. According...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... because of any innate talent [laughs]. MM: In an article you wrote in response to Césaire’s death, you spoke about the “absurd uni- versity category” of the postcolonial.6 In France, there tends to be a certain resistance toward the postcolonial, which is often perceived as an Anglo-Saxon term...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 215–225.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of argument.” But I was never going to stop writing in English. I am engaged by the quirkiness of the language, which I conceive as the world’s greatest patois. The lexicon of English is a smorgasbord of basic Anglo-Saxon words and a host of borrowings—more like theft—from other languages such as Greek...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
... femininity and emasculation with backward “others” in the Caribbean (182). Hudson’s descriptive definition of racial capitalism, in effect, positions the racist depictions, images, claims, stereotypes, and narratives asserted by “advocate[s] for the expansion of corporate capitalism [and] defenders of Anglo...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the term from the Spanish Empire in Cuba to the English adoption of simeron in their symptomatic attempt to connect cimarrón and the Latin root simia (or Spanish simio ), “meaning ape”—likely for “the Anglo-Saxon theory that the African was sub-human.” Although this claim has not migrated to Anglo...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... hybrid or creolized—notions of blackness in the face of explicit racial attitudes and oppression from a white (Anglo-Saxon, Protestant) majority. Here, Fanon moves in a different direction than our contemporary debate, however, and it is this difference that is of interest...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 211–219.
Published: 01 March 2017
... culture, in contrast, for example, to the more empirical spirit of ‘Anglo-Saxon’ thought” (“The Créolité Movement,” 221). It may be relevant that the Mintz's and my essay has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch but has never aroused the interest of French scholars or publishers. Indeed...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 61–83.
Published: 01 September 2004
... comments that Puerto Ricans resistance to Anglo-Saxon culture and constant movement back and forth between the mainland and the island reinforce a sense of history and culture for US residents Yet for non Puerto Ricans, the island and its art remain among the invisible and the unknown. Analogously...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 February 2007
... concealed his background and was “probably the greatest liar the Anglo-Saxon race ever produced.” Moreover, through his “immorality, treachery, and meanness” Robinson had “degraded and disgraced the office he occupies, and lowered the tone of public life” in the British Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 17–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., was quite diff erent from his father, who believed in “a kind of Anglo-Saxon justice.” ? omas McKay was “very stern and upright.” All the children preferred Mrs. McKay, who was so much more elastic and understanding. His father, in contrast was “a Pres- byterian Calvinist. A real black Scotchman.” His...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of any such experiment. Many an Anglo-Saxon resident of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, one of the largest cities in the West Indies, would be astonished if it was suggested there was anything unusual in a white family having a Negro dentist, a Hindu doctor, a Chinese lawyer, and a next-door neighbor in whom...