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Published: 01 March 2014
Figure 1. Caribbean Populations Born Elsewhere, circa 1930. Drawn by Bill Nelson; data and design by Lara Putnam. Figure 1. Caribbean Populations Born Elsewhere, circa 1930. Drawn by Bill Nelson; data and design by Lara Putnam. More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Kamari Maxine Clarke This essay explores the ways that new judicial formations centered on the Caribbean Court of Justice provide a space for understanding the workings of various legal rights brokers as central to a project of Caribbean regionalism. It examines the intermediary spaces in which...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Charles Forsdick Those working on the Caribbean have regularly adopted the figures and practices of translation in their work and also have devoted attention to the study of various translational processes. The presence of the Caribbean in translation studies remains, however, considerably less...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay reflects on the colonial Spanish Caribbean as a heuristic that enriches Caribbean studies. First, it meditates on the usefulness and limitations of applying the category of the Spanish Caribbean to the analysis of some pre- and post-seventeenth-century texts...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Angeletta KM Gourdine Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Caribbean Tabula Rasa: Textual Touristing as Carnival in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Writing Angeletta KM Gourdine Oh, by now you are tired . . . you want to reach your destination–your hotel, your room. You long to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 206–217.
Published: 01 February 2006
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 85–88.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Kaiama L. Glover; Martin Munro These introductory remarks frame the special section “Translating the Caribbean” and discuss the impetus behind the project as well as its future iterations. Each of the five essays in the special section is outlined in its broad strokes, and specific reference is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 138–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... (1925). Specifically, the essay focuses on Williams's idiosyncratic translations of Hispanic Caribbean poets Luis Palés Matos and Eugenio Florit, reading them as instances of what Lawrence Venuti calls a “resistant translation” that insists on a “foreignizing” viscosity—what Barbara Folkart critiques as...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Christopher Taylor This essay argues that Caribbean histories of slavery and emancipation have served as a crucial site for the generation of the Marxist antiwork politics popularized by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Recovering a transnational network of radicals that disseminated the work of C...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 18–35.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Maja Horn This essay addresses the limits of conventional Western political categories for apprehending postcolonial Caribbean political landscapes. Specifically, it suggests that in the case of the Dominican Republic standard political differentiations of periods of “dictatorship” and “democracy...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Pablo F. Gómez This essay offers the Spanish Caribbean as a showcase for the central role black Atlantic healers and their culture played in shaping the Atlantic world of knowledge production about the body and the natural world during the seventeenth century. The author examines how...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 118–122.
Published: 01 March 2015
... © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 One of the most remarkable developments in the Caribbean and its diaspora over the past two decades or so is the emergence of a generation of young visual artists working in various media (paint, film, performance) who have been transforming Caribbean visual...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Lauren Derby This essay argues for the utility of fugitive speech forms as primary sources for Caribbean historical research. It seeks to shift the discussion from forms such as autobiography and the memoir to more ephemeral speech forms such as hearsay, rumor, and gossip on the grounds that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jeannine Murray-Román In the early 1990s, chaos theory captured the imagination of Caribbean writers by offering a new approach to interpreting scientific data. In its analysis of Edouard Glissant's Poétique de la Relation alongside Antonio Benítez-Rojo's introduction to The Repeating Island and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi Part of the larger book project “Empire, Nation, Diaspora: Cape Town and Constituting a Black Archive,” this essay explores two Caribbean intellectuals, Eric Walrond and Henry Sylvester Williams, who included the South African Cape in their mappings of the Caribbean in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jafari S. Allen This short appreciation of Citizenship from Below: Erotic Agency and Caribbean Freedom by Mimi Sheller—one of the leading theorists of mobility studies and the author of numerous works that have expanded our understanding of transits to and around the Caribbean—emphasizes the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Tonya Haynes This essay traces the rise of the crisis school of Caribbean heteromasculinity studies through a critical reading across popular writing, policy research, and scholarly work on Caribbean masculinity. Mobilizing insights that Sylvia Wynter articulated in “Black Metamorphosis” and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Maziki Thame This essay discusses Brian Meeks's assertions on the centrality of democracy to transforming the Caribbean in his book Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory (2014). It considers the relationship between democracy and revolution in the Caribbean in light of Meeks's...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Peter James Hudson This essay unearths and recovers the Caribbean films and photographs made by New York School artist Rudy Burckhardt in the 1930s and 1940s. It argues that Burckhardt's work, especially his 1937 experimental film Haiti , deserves to be considered as part of a Caribbean visual...