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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 160–165.
Published: 01 November 2021
... invoked a rallying cry that sought to bring the Caribbean communities together as a federation: “‘Yes, the Americas for the Americans, but the Antilles for the sons of the Antilles.’ Woe unto those who dare lay their hands on our islands!” 3 Although Betances is a crucial figure in the history...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by the Confederación Antillana (Antillean Confederation) and the West Indies Federation, with the aim of promoting comparative studies and dialogue among scholars working on these two political projects. The Confederación Antillana was conceived to bring together three Spanish Antilles in dialogue with Haiti...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of 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 deterritorialize...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maeve McCusker Békés (white Creoles) are the descendants of the original plantation owners in the Antilles. They remain economically dominant in the islands, forming a privileged and self-segregating minority. They are, perhaps surprisingly, invoked by Raphaël Confiant as fundamental to both Éloge...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 51–62.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Pliya en 2007. Cet article analyse les différentes étapes du voyage du premier volet Amour à travers le temps et l'espace (d'Haïti à l'Amérique du nord en passant par les Antilles françaises, Paris, et même l'Afrique, d'où est originaire Pliya) ainsi qu'à travers les genres (le passage du...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 166–177.
Published: 01 November 2021
... présent par la lutte, dans l’avenir par l’espoir. Lorsqu’il y a quelques mois à peine nous voyions s’agiter toute la mer des Antilles, de l’Ouest à l’Est, depuis le Cap Saint Antoine à Cuba, jusqu’à la pointe de Saint Jean à Porto-Rico, en passant par Haïti et Saint Domingue, il était impossible, pour...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2021
... authors for omitting available publications and insights on the Dutch Caribbean and thereby missing out on the opportunity to benefit from a more robust analysis. 2 This has often been the fate of the historiography and literature of Suriname and that of the six Dutch islands in the Lesser Antilles...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 186–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
... is the author of Théâtres des Antilles: Traditions et scènes contemporaines (2009), and has published articles on the history of Caribbean theater, on the use of Creole and French, on oral tradition, on drum music and dance (gwoka), on the integration of rituals (carnival, Vodou) in Caribbean theater...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 1–13.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in turn shown that Césaire was interested more in the Antilles as a space for the convergence of complex, multicultural influences and less in a return to an idealized African past as proposed by other Negritude writers. 9 This Caribbean focus would only come to be integrated into Antillean literary...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The collective memory is our pressing concern. What we take to be Antillean history is but the history of the colonization of the Antilles. Underneath the shockwaves of French history, underneath the ups and downs of colonial history . . . there existed our own stubborn, persistent path.3...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for cultural hybridity advocates a vision of social equality. Of all her examples, Walcott seems to be the one that can potentially cause Puri the most trouble. Puri examines two texts of Walcott’s: his Nobel lecture from 1992 (“The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory”) and his 1978...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for cultural hybridity advocates a vision of social equality. Of all her examples, Walcott seems to be the one that can potentially cause Puri the most trouble. Puri examines two texts of Walcott’s: his Nobel lecture from 1992 (“The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory”) and his 1978...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for cultural hybridity advocates a vision of social equality. Of all her examples, Walcott seems to be the one that can potentially cause Puri the most trouble. Puri examines two texts of Walcott’s: his Nobel lecture from 1992 (“The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory”) and his 1978...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 2006
... for cultural hybridity advocates a vision of social equality. Of all her examples, Walcott seems to be the one that can potentially cause Puri the most trouble. Puri examines two texts of Walcott’s: his Nobel lecture from 1992 (“The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory”) and his 1978...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 86–88.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., which I would say does not yet exist in the Antilles.” 2 The essays published in this special section of Small Axe— and in part 1, which appeared in March 2017—have largely taken critical stances with regard to the Éloge and its legacies. The text was at once utopian and conservative...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 102–107.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and provoking: “It’s the masochist in me I suppose.” Samuel Beckett replied in a characteristically terse manner in a language that hardly sounded like the French, “Bon qu’à ca” (Good for nothing else). Edouard Glissant was the only writer from the French Antilles who was asked the question by Libération...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 45–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
... In striking contrast to the opinion that this industry is neither distinct nor verifiable, Osange Silou, whose Le cinéma dans les Antilles françaises is the sole book dedicated to the subject, takes another position. She traces the industry’s early roots, providing details of the industry...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of the native population. Within two hundred years of the Spanish Conquest at the turn of the sixteenth century the native people of the region—the Arawaks of the Greater Antilles and the Caribs of the Lesser Antilles—had ceased being a social, political, or ideological force with which the colonial powers had...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 70–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
... broken off from the original continent. —Derek Walcott Aux Antilles, le mélange s’est fait sous le mode de la diffraction, de l’hétéroclite, du «bricolage culturel» au sens de Lévi-Strauss. (In the Antilles, mixture occurs through the mode of diffraction...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 44–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that holds true for our islands: the Antilles for the Antilleans.” 18 According to Betances, the Caribbean colonies should follow the path of Haiti’s struggle against slavery and colonialism and proclaim political sovereignty as a moral principle. This ideal transcends the limits of race and nation...