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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... dissention among European and Latin American intellectual supporters of Cuba's revolution. Castro's condemnation of “bourgeois intellectuals” became the basis of Fernández Retamar's essay, and Shakespeare's The Tempest best addressed the relationship between the oppressor and the oppressed in Cuba and Latin...
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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): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Jorge L. Giovannetti Small Axe Incorporated 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The Elusive Organization of “Identity”: Race, Religion, and Empire Among Caribbean Migrants in Cuba Jorge L...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
... argue that the exploitation of black labor from Cuba's colonial legacy was perpetuated under the revolutionary state's agricultural policies. Through appropriating a highly politicized filmic aesthetic used by the Castro government to critique racial discrimination abroad, Coffea arábiga ironizes the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 195–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Ada Ferrer’s Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution uses extensive primary source documentation alongside an evocative prose style that allows for speculative possibilities. Despite silences in the historical record, how might free and enslaved blacks in Saint-Domingue and Cuba have...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Laura Rosanne Adderley This essay uses Ada Ferrer’s book Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution as a starting point for revisiting the intellectual project of comparative slavery within the Caribbean. Freedom’s Mirror focuses on neighboring territories—Cuba and Hispaniola—during...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... readership, Cabrera intimates a connection between the postcolonial context of Martinique and Republican Cuba, and between Négritude and cubanía (Cubanness). Yet, just as Cabrera's translation of Notebook is a symbolic moment in the shaping of black internationalism in the Caribbean, it can equally be viewed...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... possible directions for Caribbean politics in the near future. While largely sympathetic to many of their comments, Meeks engages with Gray specifically around what Meeks considers Gray's minimalizing of the distinctions between radical activists of the 1970s and contemporary “Dons,” the role of Cuba in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 220–228.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ada Ferrer This essay serves as a response to two essays, by Sara E. Johnson and Laura Rosanne Adderley, written in response to the author’s 2014 book Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution . The essay is a reflection on historical and archival method that argues for the value of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 99–109.
Published: 01 March 2017
... aesthetic force of the Cuban religious legacy. The analysis of the artist's work reveals the innovative aesthetic syntax she has developed by approaching, from her own gendered experience, the different cultural legacies that over time have interacted in Cuba and by avoiding any axiological view that would...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sally Price This essay sets Éloge de la créolité (and the créolité movement) in the comparative context of earlier identitarian movements in the Caribbean and Afro-America, such as the Caribbean Artists Movement (anglophone Caribbean), Wie Eegie Sanie (Suriname), and the Grupo Antillano (Cuba). It...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 104–110.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Leticia Alvarado This essay is a brief reflection on Ana Mendieta's Silueta Series, the Cuban diaspora, Latinidad, and ultimately brownness, after the loss of José E. Muñoz. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 Ana Mendieta brownness Latinidad Cuba Me haces falta . The phrase animates the pulse...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... blackness. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Alexandra T. Vazquez music Cuba listening “I love hearing her hear.” 1 This is what Alexandra T. Vazquez writes about Sara Gómez and her film Y tenemos sabor , and that is how I felt as I read Vazquez's Listening in Detail . How could a grunt become so...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the relationship between the Shakespearean figures of Prospero and Caliban. Also underlined is the importance to Calibán of Fernández Retamar's quotations from José Martí and Che Guevara. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Caribbean The Tempest Cuba José Martí Roberto Fernández Retamar con Tomás...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... viability of a Marxist-Leninist party and the implosion of the New Jewel Movement in Grenada in 1983. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Workers Party of Jamaica Marxism-Leninism People’s National Party Jamaica Labour Party Soviet Union Cuba In the 1970s the preoccupation of the Workers...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... following results: Cuba, five; the Dominican Republic, six; and Puerto Rico, two. On the face of it, then, we might conclude that Small Axe , as a premier journal in Caribbean studies, has had relatively little participation from and engagement with the Spanish Caribbean. 1 That conclusion, however...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... relations of production through which Caribbean society was forged. Certainly, banking and financial institutions were a constituent part of the plantation complex, a point argued by Fernando Ortiz and described by others. “The entire history of sugar in Cuba, from the first day, has been the struggle...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 129–139.
Published: 01 November 2018
... treatment for the girl. Hilda now taught Spanish grammar at the college—not a job quite right for one who’d run a government office in Cuba, but the family was together again, in a college house on Spring Street. Undergraduates were smart and appreciative, and there were admiring graduate students (and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 59–73.
Published: 01 February 2006
... restriction and sweeps ‘Rastology’ even into the remotest corners of the earth Furé Davis, writing on Rastafari and popular culture in contemporary Cuba, notes that “Cuba did not escape the internationalization of reggae music that started mainly with the international tours of Bob Marley...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 206–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Wilson and Mellon foundations, the American Association of University Women, and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. N ancy M orejón is one of Cuba's foremost poets. She was born in 1944 and grew up in an old neighborhood of Havana. A graduate of the...