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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 153–163.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Belinda Deneen Wallace This essay reflects on Laurie Lambert’s study Comrade Sister: Caribbean Feminist Revisions of the Grenada Revolution (2020), which investigates contemporary Caribbean literary reimaginings of the Grenadian Revolution and makes visible how that history impacts Grenada today...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 67–75.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... Such is the versatility of the dasheen. The 1979–1983 Grenadian Revolution consciously and deliberately attempted to liberate the Grenadian populace from the “psychological trait” that Naipaul decried in The Middle Passage. He described the ambivalent attitude towards local staples as a holdover...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and elsewhere, as a moment of hegemonic dissolution. Meeks argues that this notion must be handled with care, since there is no easy road back to renewal and recovery from a genuine state of societal collapse. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Caribbean black power Grenadian Revolution Caribbean intellectual...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of such ministries as education and women’s affairs. Thus while the Grenadian revolution may have increased the number of women in positions of power, it did not revolutionize the type of positions they held. The woman as minister was limited to her traditional role as social worker and teacher. The PRG...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 158–168.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the collapse of the Grenadian revolution, the self and ego-genesis cannot be seen as unproblematic, as simply determined by social being, but as matters requiring serious intellectual focus— matters that lie at the heart of any sensible explanation of the tragedy. Caliban’s Reason...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 156–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., or uprising—marks the first major response by Grenadians to oppression and continues to be considered a proud aspect of Grenada’s history and identity. However, this unforgettable and fascinating event has been difficult to label. Steele argues that it was not simply a rebellion but a revolution...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Susan Meltzer Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Decolonizing the Mind: Recent Grenadian Fiction Susan Meltzer Who writes history? According to an African proverb, “Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt will always glorify the hunter”1 Observers in Grenada have...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 164–173.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of feelings about the Grenada 17, those imprisoned for the assassinations on 19 October 1983. We are related to someone who was killed on 19 October and to someone who was held political prisoner by the Revolution. In this sense we are not unusual among Grenadian families. This is one of the earliest...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2022
... radical masculinity by extension, as the central valence through which to understand the tragic ending of the Grenada Revolution. Almost all the poems. Rather than focus on Bishop, Audre Lorde’s contribution, “Equal Opportunity,” images scenes of Grenadian women and families in the aftermath...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and unusual instance. The contrast between the public discursive silence on the subject of the revolution and the visual presence and rumbling subterranean memory of the revolution was so striking that it was an almost physical shock. How did Grenadians live with that contradiction—between the visual...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 95–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
.... George Brizan, The Grenadian Peasantry and Social Revolution (Kingston: Institute of Social and Economic Research, 1976), 21. 13. Colonial Office Records104/60.Minutes of the Proceedings of the Meeting of the Legislative Council. Report on Departmental Activities...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... recent show of US power in the region is a reminder of the tragedy of Caribbean revolution in the postcolonial period. Meeks notes that since the collapse of the Grenadian Revolution, Caribbean governments have avoided radical, transformative politics (161). The people too have avoided radicalism...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., and who knows if their people want their names out there like that? And do we know all who died, still? Revolution run aground; NJM in trouble and more than that, Grenada in trouble. What could never happen had happened. The whole country under curfew and Grenadians in shock...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 79–163.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and for which it stood. It urges us to forget all the ambiguities of the collapse of the revolution, to forget the Grenadians who were killed, in the Battle of Beausejour, for example, as well as in other engagements with the invading US forces. But of course, although they aim to literally fix a certain...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., transnationalism, and diasporas-in-progress in the following ways: What is the relationship of diasporic location to the articulation of gay Caribbean sexualities? And, about a quarter of a century after the Grenadian Revolution, what is the place of the Grenadian Revolution...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., transnationalism, and diasporas-in-progress in the following ways: What is the relationship of diasporic location to the articulation of gay Caribbean sexualities? And, about a quarter of a century after the Grenadian Revolution, what is the place of the Grenadian Revolution...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 218–229.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., transnationalism, and diasporas-in-progress in the following ways: What is the relationship of diasporic location to the articulation of gay Caribbean sexualities? And, about a quarter of a century after the Grenadian Revolution, what is the place of the Grenadian Revolution...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., transnationalism, and diasporas-in-progress in the following ways: What is the relationship of diasporic location to the articulation of gay Caribbean sexualities? And, about a quarter of a century after the Grenadian Revolution, what is the place of the Grenadian Revolution...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... But the risks of failing to try may be even greater. Memory of the Grenada Revolution remains an organizing fracture in both the Grenadian and the wider Caribbean present. It is my contention that the Grenada Revolution is in many ways a current event, a chapter with still unfolding consequences for Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 February 2007
... 67 Art/Work Justice Series Susan Mains 76 Decolonizing the Mind: Recent Grenadian Literature Susan Meltzer 83 Ressentiment and the Gairy Social...