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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
... communities; it ignores the fact that there is not one Caribbean diaspora but many. Diasporas are fractured landscapes: not only oppressed individuals but also corrupt presidents and even petty but violent Calibans are part of out-migratory waves that constitute diasporic formations abroad, or form the long...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Peter Hulme On the forty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Cuban writer Roberto Fernández Retamar's influential polemic Calibán , this essay revisits the circumstances in which Fernández Retamar wrote the piece and assesses its continuing significance for the Caribbean as a region. Attention...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
...William Luis This essay examines Roberto Fernández Retamar's groundbreaking Calibán (1971) and his revision “Calibán revisitado” (1986), within their historical, political, and literary contexts. A few months before the publication of Calibán , the arrest of Cuban poet Heberto Padilla produced...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 143–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nancy Morejón © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Unas palabras exactas vierten su pureza en un catauro isleño y sólo aspiran el rumor, su limpia pasión por el idioma. Frente al mar, Calibán baja la cabeza, mientras acepta el aguacero ante su único amor. El poeta joven descubre al...
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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
...Brian Meeks Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Reasoning with Caliban’s Reason Brian Meeks aget Henry has written an important book, breathtaking in its ambition and sweep- ing in its vision. Henry’s purpose is nothing less than to explore and map a fi eld that has not been...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Maureen Warner-Lewis Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Caliban’s Reason and the Folk: A Comment Maureen Warner-Lewis n Shakespeare’s Tempest, Prospero the European, cast away on a tropical island, fi nds a “savage,” whom he has “taught . . . / One thing or other,” since Prospero consid...
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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 (2008) 12 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as modes of thought. It also argues that if Caribbean thought gets knotted up in the trope of Caliban, it will not decolonize itself and begin to wrestle with what Kamau Brathwaite has called the “inner plantation.” Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Writing Caribbean Intellectual History Anthony Bogues...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in the Americas and a reflection of the geographic fluidity and “racial multiplicity” of early-seventeenth-century English understandings of the world. 24 French-, English-, and Spanish-speaking Caribbean writers have taken up The Tempest —especially the character Caliban—in the context of decolonization. 25...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the colonizer, and Caliban the native becomes paradigmatic of the major historical opposition and the overarching dialectic of Caribbean society.³ Lamming’s essays in e Pleasures of Exile constitute one of the most powerful post- colonial interventions...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 179–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... their engaging and critical responses to Caliban’s Reason. I appreciate both the depth and specifi city of the Icomments and the critical issues raised. Also I would like to say a special thanks to the editors of Small Axe for making this exchange possible, and so contributing to the kind of discussion...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 179–190.
Published: 01 June 2008
... regarding particular SX26 • June 2008 • Silvio Torres-Saillant | 181 failings she identifies in it. She terms those failings “troubling blindspots,” which she encapsu- lates in my ill-advised “metaphorical deployment of Caliban . . . as a regional trope...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of Caliban, C. L. R. James, and Toussaint L’Ouverture.11 What these critics have largely ignored is the ways in which The Pleasures of Exile begins to explore another set of questions entirely. The role of the anticolonial writer, according to Lamming, is to rewrite cultural...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that transpires in Hispanic Caribbean New York. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Fernando Ortiz hispanophone Caribbean diaspora contact zone Nuyorican Caliban Miguel Algarín Jesus Abraham “Tato” Laviera Roberto Márquez Lourdes Casal Spanglish Puerto Rican diaspora For Tato Laviera 35 Algarín...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
... capitalist kingdom. However, the desert island is also Caliban's isle, and the repeated sign of this is the absence of Caliban's counterpart, Caribbean woman. 26 Deleuze describes the desert isle as lacking the conceptual category of the couple, paralleling Hortense Spillers's observation that Caliban's...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 218–227.
Published: 01 November 2020
... this very same problem. Let me clarify. I draw on Wynter’s suggestion that the lack of official speech acts for “Caliban’s Woman” represents the absented presence of black women, hints at a demonic site that is produced as the unassimilable outside to the congress’s official proceedings, and is muted (vis...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 February 2008
... was that “the politics of decolonization” was far more essential to “our existence than was woman’s emancipation.”30 Wynter’s comments in a 1988 interview with Daryl Dance illuminate her strategy for addressing gender issues in her novel: 27. Paget Henry, Caliban’s Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 128–141.
Published: 01 October 2008
... everything to learn. Caribbean Caliban Three years later the serendipity of international conferences found me in conversation with Roberto Fernández Retamar at a cocktail party during the triennial meetings of the Interna- tional Comparative Literature Association in Ottawa...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of his collaborations, particularly with radical women thinkers. Copyright © 2019 by Small Axe, Inc. 2019 C. L. R. James Haitian Revolution postcolonial theater Caliban feminism Now that C. L. R. James’s 1936 play on the Haitian Revolution, Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only...