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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Small Axe, Inc. 2017 archives Michelle Cliff Marlon James queer advocacy failed emergence Rosamond S. King's Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination is a carefully argued and scrupulously researched study of the ways a range of desiring subjects defy...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 241–249.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and scholarship by and about Indo-Caribbeans alongside and in comparison to the other Caribbean cultural representations she examines. In her final chapter on relationships between Caribbean men and white women for example, she includes a discussion of V. S. Naipaul's The Mimic Men , which usefully puts Ralph...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 64–79.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Selwyn Cudjoe, ed., Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1990). 4. Adele S. Newson and Linda Strong-Leek, eds., Winds of Change: Th e Transforming Voices of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars (New York: Peter...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... constraints and possibilities for the subject. Yet much of this contradictory complexity is lost when we look for the representations of black female subjectivity within Caribbean philosophical traditions. I am suggesting that this philosophical tradition mirrors Afro-Caribbean women’s...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 17–33.
Published: 01 July 2019
... membership meetings and were involved in the formal work of GFM, such as the production and distribution of JGN , they also socialized differently than did the group’s male members. JGN ’s coverage of Camden’s birthday in 1980 reveals that the social lives of gay men and women did not always intersect...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of a black world as Scholes saw it, as well as the implications of the relative invisibility of Caribbean black women in his analysis. 7 6 . S c h o l e s , e British Empire, 258. 77. Elaine Showalter, “Feminist Criticism in the Wilderness,” in Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
... selves, experiences, and perspectives. A post written by “SeKaRa” (Bridgetown, Barbados), invokes Waiting in Vain 's author quite specifically in evaluation of his novel: Colin Channer is a son of Caribbean soil, a single soul merely descendant of those slaves who chose life over suicide throughout...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Yomaira C. Figueroa This essay contends that Caribbean conceptualizations of relation, understood through the theorizing and political organizing of women of color feminists, offer decolonial possibilities that enable radical remappings of the Afro-Atlantic. The essay argues that the political...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of a larger intellectual project in which scholar- ship on Caribbean and African diaspora subjects is having a new energy. Veronica Marie Gregg’s Caribbean Women: An Anthology of Non-Fiction Writing, 1890–1980 (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005), published after Bogues’s work, provides...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rosamond S. King King responds to essays by noted scholars Faith Smith and Lisa Outar critiquing her 2014 book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination . In particular, she addresses the choice to examine interracial relationships between Caribbean men of color...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Caribbeanists, this breadth seems to exclude appreciations of women's work(s). As a Caribbean woman and as a Caribbeanist, it has been as discouraging, to put it mildly, to read recent tomes about Caribbean thought that exclude women thinkers and other cultural producers as it is to read Frantz Fanon's...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., language, interiority, and grammar become critical spaces for readers to witness the transformative subjectivities that abound when journeying with these women’s poetry. warren_harding@brown.edu Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022 Soleida Ríos M. NourbeSe Philip the body Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
...” in India and “not Trinidadian enough” in Trinidad. Similarly, I am interested in the positioning of Indo-Caribbean subjects in relation to South Asians globally in the work of Gayatri Gopinath.33 In her work, V. S. Naipaul and Shani Mootoo, among other writers and artists...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (New York: Routledge, 1994); and Vèvè Clark, “Talking Shop: A Comparative Feminist Approach to Caribbean Literature by Women,” Borderwork: Feminist Engagements with Comparative Literature, ed. Margaret R. Higonnet (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., (and potentially 2. Kamau Brathwaite, Roots (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993), 26. 3. Belinda Edmondson, Making Men: Gender, Literary Authority, and Women’s Writing in Caribbean Narrative (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1999), 20. 4. Timothy Brennan, “The National Longing...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Brown contextualize the tendency of nineteenth-century photography in the region to represent the Caribbean “native” subjects as productive members of an industrious plantation space: “Many of these early photographs displayed women going to market with the requisite donkey to sell their wares, or male...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... titled symposium “V. S. Naipaul: Created in the West Indies” hosted by the St. Augustine Department of Liberal Arts, and the special issue of Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal that collected and published papers from the symposium all indicate a move toward reconsideration. It is a critical...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 206–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... teaches in Latino and Caribbean studies and women's and gender studies at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick. He is the author of Tacit Subjects: Belonging and Same-Sex Desire among Dominican Immigrant Men (2011) and is currently working on a manuscript titled “Circuits...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 February 2008
... enrollments by subject field have remained gendered in traditional ways—except for law. See Barbara Bailey, “The Search for Gender Equity and Empowerment of Caribbean Women: The Role of Education” in Gemma Tang Nain and Barbara Bailey (eds.) Gender Equality in the Caribbean: Reality or Illusion...