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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 87–95.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to decolonization. The corporation’s hierarchy comprehended programs such as Caribbean Voices as one implement in its arsenal of ideological influence in the region. However, Swanzy’s editorial proclivities worked against such ground that the official BBC position might have otherwise gained by means...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 186–187.
Published: 01 September 2001
... professor of English at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Deconstruction Imperialism and the West Indian Novel (1996), and is completing a book on Henry Swanzy and the BBCCaribbean Voices” radio program. is a Haitian essayist, a novelist and a teacher. In 1994...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... connections in the region that helped to make the BBC program Caribbean Voices in London the vital success that it was, including several students who were writer-contributors. He also importantly documents and attends to the integral role of Cedric Lindo, who was the local agent for Caribbean Voices...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to read from his work. It was the first time I saw him. At UCWI a staff member acted as agent for Caribbean Voices , collecting stories and sending them up to the BBC. 15 As a UCWI student I wrote a story, “The Criminal,” which was accepted when Naipaul was editor of Caribbean Voices . My story...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., and the West Indian Novel (1996), editor of Caribbean Cultural Identities (2001), and coeditor (with Linden Lewis and Elizabeth Cresbo- Kebler) of Color, Hair, and Bone: Race in the Twenty-First Century (2007). He is finishing a book on Henry Swanzy and the BBC’s Caribbean Voices program...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Glyne Griffith Small Axe Incorporated 2001 Deconstructing Nationalisms: Henry Swanzy, Caribbean Voices and the Development of West Indian Literature Glyne Griffi th etween 1943 and 1958, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), through its General Overseas Service...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 1–28.
Published: 01 November 2015
... relationship with the BBC. 102 When she had fully recovered from her breakdown in 1948, Marson continued to correspond with former colleagues at the corporation, most notably, perhaps, with her successor on the now famous Caribbean Voices program that she had first introduced in 1944: Henry Swanzy. 103...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 98–105.
Published: 01 July 2016
... writer could believe that someone cared.” 6 This is part of what draws me to the story of Henry Swanzy and his production of the BBC's Caribbean Voices radio program in the mid-twentieth century. Though he was not “editor” in the sense of producing a print journal, Swanzy serves as the example...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 94–99.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., Weh wrong wid yuh? Yuh da American now, nuh? I would switch and speak a version of (bBC) with her. Later still, when I found myself amid all the Caribbean, African, African American, Jewish, Latino, and other varieties of English spoken at Hunter College in New York City, I found my tongue leaping...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., and domestic space. The program from December 1954 reads as follows: 6:15 to 7:30 Wake Up Jamaica, Breakfast Club 7:30 Local News 9:05 Listen Ladies 10:00–12:00 Man in the Kitchen, or Nurse Jane's Advice Music, News and Housewives' Choice 1:30 Caribbean Voices, or West Indian Diary 3:00 News 4:30 Tea...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Prospero’s voice from oblivion, perhaps it can be appropriated by Caliban. The BBC program Caribbean Voices was Caliban’s attempt at making use of the radio waves. While located in London, Caribbean Voices broadcast back to the islands the voices of various West Indian writers reading their own...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Museum Publications in Anthropology, 1960), 132. 14 Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners: The Price of Freedom , dir. James Van Der Pool, BBC, 2015; see 20:03–22:03, www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgaJyp8ix4M . © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 indentured labor photography archives diaspora Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 225–227.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), and she is currently at work on two projects: the idea of black culture and women in the eighteenth-century context of revolution. N ick N esbitt is professor of French at Princeton University and the author of Voicing Memory: History and Subjectivity in French Caribbean Literature (2003...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the local radio every Sunday, the BBC Caribbean Voices. And that broadcast brought the region to us. I remember it was in Trinidad with Caribbean Voices in 1948, 1949, that we fi rst heard the name Campbell, George Campbell. . at name became a very resonant name for people who...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2020
... literary histories and recovering women s voices. She is the general editor of the forthcoming three-volume Caribbean Literature in Transition, 1800 2015. She is also leading a major research project, Caribbean Literary Heritage: Recovering the Lost Past and Safeguarding the Future, funded...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
... could have picked up the piece of paper that fell out of his pocket, and keep it, never to return it. When, afterward, the newspapers reported the lost document, then later the BBC World Service broadcast that the warship was heading for Guiana, it 222020 was good to paste...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... intervention years later. Nevertheless, this short novel conceives marronage as a foundational narrative for these political projects. In Glyne Griffith’s essay, the imaginary of the landscape, and of the peasantry, are built from the radio through the BBC program Caribbean Voices ; landscape and state...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 124–137.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Caribbean, 1993). On the reuse of old broadcasting reels, see Laurent Dubois's discussion of Radio Haiti, which recorded over previously used reel-to-reel tapes, and Frantz Fanon's discussion of Algerians converting static and spectral silences (caused by the French authorities' sabotaging of the Voice...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 September 2004
... MMainsains Windrush Gardens (in Brixton) have been a signifi cant (if limited) testimonial to the memory and struggles of Caribbean migrants who traveled to the United Kingdom on Empire Windrush in 1948. Documentaries such as the BBC’s Th e Colony (1964) and fes- tivals such as the substantial Notting...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2020
... not publish in these periodicals before his own migration, he did read Bim regularly. 41 In collaboration with these magazines, as Glyne Griffith has demonstrated, the London-based BBC radio show Caribbean Voices also contributed crucial infrastructure to the proliferation of a West Indian literary...