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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 March 2003
... CHATEAUX, GUADELOUPE (for Frantz and Dany Quillen) Here at the lip of the Atlantic where the huge cross rises— waves are also like islands coming forward— thebathers’ rhythm with surf lashing the rock’s coral or volcanic formation. Walking along, I consider other islands, streets...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Claire Tancons This article takes the 1928 Atlantic hurricane, remembered in Guadeloupe as le grand cyclone 28 , as the starting point for a selective genealogy of Guadeloupean women in times of catastrophe, following Melissa Harris-Perry's study of women and citizenship during Hurricane Katrina...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 184–192.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Greg Beckett This essay offers a critical discussion of Yarimar Bonilla's Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment (2015). It argues that Bonilla's account of labor politics in the French Department of Guadeloupe provides us with new ways of thinking about...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 53–66.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... In 1932 the documents were moved to Guadeloupe, where the Departmental Archives suffered a fire in 1955. No Swedish records were destroyed by the fire, but some were water damaged. Documents were laid out on a lawn to dry, and an anecdotal claim states, “There were goats all over, an animal always eager...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of slavery, 2004 was the 200 th anniversary of the Haitian Declaration of Independence and 2006 marked 60 years since Martinique and Guadeloupe became part of metropolitan France as overseas departments. French Caribbean writers have been vital to the public activities associated with remembrance of slavery...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 45–68.
Published: 01 November 2010
... examines in detail the development of cultural initiatives in Martinique, Guadeloupe and Haiti, followed by recent regional and international events featuring Francophone Caribbean films. The last section of this paper considers three individual filmmakers who have had a verifiable impact on film culture...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Hailing from across the Caribbean region (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti) but now living and working in western metropolitan centers (New York, Montreal, Paris), Maryse Condé, Edouard Glissant, Danny Laferrière, Lyonel Trouillot and Gary Victor all straddle and travel the “spaces” of contact between...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 119–143.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Sinnapah Mary (Guadeloupe). Each of the four women is a descendant of indentured workers who traveled to the Caribbean in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and for each this history is a reference point in her practice. Gosine proposes a consideration of the Americas as a consequence...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 69–84.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of the world brought attention to the ever-present power of colonialism by toppling or defacing monuments commemorating colonial political and military figures. In the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, demonstrators toppled statues of three individuals that to them proved representative...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 78–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of literature. The ideas of littérature-monde fit well with recent theories in francophone postcolonial studies, which emphasize the limitations of concepts that continue to lock ex-colonies into an unequal relationship with their former colonizers. In the case of Condé’s native Guadeloupe...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Roger de Jaham, a relative by marriage of Marie-Reine's, initiated a series of significant and highly controversial political interventions; 13 and 2009, when “cost of living” strikes heightened antibéké sentiment across Guadeloupe and Martinique. In analyzing these various moments...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 193–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
... against globalization in the name of national sovereignty. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean Guadeloupe labor activism sovereignty Europe The Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, along with Martinique, is an overseas department of France. In theory fully part of the French Republic, overseas...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 23–42.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of the French départments d'outre-mer such as Guadeloupe, where Heremakhonon is set, the ambivalent relationship to the land is recomplicated by the fact of its being an extension of France, the islands ostensibly postcolonial but their inhabitants subjects of and subject to the béké 's country, which...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 208–210.
Published: 01 November 2012
... widespread visibility to artists. He lives in New York and in Guadeloupe. Alessandra Benedicty is an assistant professor of Caribbean and francophone literatures in the DivisionNewJournal York ofof (CUNY). HaitianInterdisciplinary StudiesShe has, andpublishedStudies Studies at inthe...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2011
... 2011 Contributors Thierry Alet (whose work appears on the cover of this issue) was born in Guadeloupe. He has exhibited paintings and drawings in group and solo shows in New York, Paris, and Havana; in Guadeloupe and Martinique; and elsewhere around the world. His latest work includes...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 186–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Contributors Stéphanie Bérard is assistant professor in the Department of French Language and Literature at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Her research deals with francophone and creolo- phone Caribbean theater from Guadeloupe and Martinique. She...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 201–208.
Published: 01 July 2017
... political thought. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 freedom Caribbean Guadeloupe It is an honor and a pleasure to have my work discussed in this forum, in no short measure because the preoccupations that gave shape to Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 152–165.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Caribbean Sovereignty . 53 See Trouillot, Haiti: State Against Nation . 54 Fred Constant, “French Republicanism under Challenge: White Minority (Béké) Power in Martinique and Guadeloupe,” in Howard Johnson and Karl Watson, eds., The White Minority in the Caribbean (Kingston: Ian Randle...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., especially, will periodise his material. There will be general periods: precolumbian, slavery etc; there will be century blocks; and more specific dates e.g. 1492–1500; 1838–1844 etc. There will also be limitations on territorial treatment (Henri Bangou, La Guadeloupe : 3 vols., Paris, 1962, 1963; Douglas...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... The special section is therefore a timely intervention in the study of francophone Caribbean literature and thought, and not only because of the anniversary of the Éloge : the present marks something of a hiatus in the literary history of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Previously understood broadly...