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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 1–13.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... A close reading of her essays alongside previously uncited personal correspondence reveals Haiti to be central to her vision for a Caribbean cultural renaissance after the death and destruction of the war. Martinique Caribbean poetics World War II Negritude surrealism If she turns to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 55–71.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew J. Smith This essay revisits the central arguments made in Red and Black in Haiti and explains their relevance in understanding Haiti's political course since the Duvalier era. The essay responds to ones by Millery Polyné and Michael Deibert 1 and addresses some of the comments made by...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
...David Scott This essay inquires into the uses of Haiti and its revolution as emblematic for contemporary theory. It raises a question about the new “philosophic” construction of Haiti—and its revolution—as an originary or exemplary moment of “human rights,” less to impugn universality as such than...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Bongie This essay provides an overview of Colin Dayan's work that attends, specifically, to her representations of slave law in Haiti, History, and the Gods and The Law Is a White Dog . It takes as its point of departure Dayan's indictment in the final chapter of Haiti, History, and the Gods...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 62–79.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Régine Michelle Jean-Charles This essay explores the poetics and the politics of AIDS representation in the Haitian context through an examination of Arnold Antonin's film Le president a-t-il le SIDA? ( Does the President Have AIDS? ; 2006) and Myriam J. A. Chancy's novel Spirit of Haiti (2003...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 135–141.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Leah Gordon Kanaval a people’s history of haiti Leah Gordon Fantom (Ghost) small axe 33 • November 2010 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2010-028 © Leah Gordon Kouvre fey (Lanse kòd group called Curfew) 138  |  Kanaval: A People’s History of Haiti Bounda pa bounda...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Donald Cosentino A description and analysis of the symbiotic relationship between Vodou-inspired arts and the political, economic, and social calamities that have enveloped Haiti in the last half-century, from the Duvalier dictatorships to the recent election of Michel (“Sweet Micky”) Martelly...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 155–163.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael Deibert Engaging Matthew J. Smith's recent book Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934–1957 , Deibert argues that Smith covers a pivotal and heretofore largely ignored two-decade period in the nation's development. Deibert shows that the battle to form a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Millery Polyné This article examines the benefits and limitations of radicalism in Haiti during the post–US occupation period—1934–57. This critical and underexplored period, which Matthew J. Smith examines in his Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934–1957...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 173–187.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Matthew J. Smith In this essay Matthew J. Smith revisits the central arguments made in Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934–1957 and explains their relevance in understanding Haiti's political course since the Duvalier era. He responds to the essays of Millery...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 87–93.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Arnold Antonin This article traces the history of cinema in Haiti from the appearance of the first cinematograph there in December 1899 through to the contemporary period. Paying attention both to the kinds of films Haitians have watched, and to the various types of films that Haitian filmmakers...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 94–104.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Barbara Prézeau-Stephenson This article focuses on the visual arts in contemporary Haiti, providing a rare insight into the current creative context. Countering a customary focus on history painting and Vodou-inspired or magical realist work, it explores the evolution of artistic production over...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Revolution, which was followed by Jean-Jacques Dessalines's establishment of an “empire” and the kingdom of Henry Christophe, show the profound antinomies of the discourse of universalism. Beginning with a reading of Haiti's founding documents in light of the political thought of Etienne Balibar and Hannah...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Elizabeth McAlister Juxtaposing two audiospheres (the Haitian streets after the 2010 earthquake and the “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon), this essay brings together scholarship on the visuality of suffering with work on music and emotion in order to explore the links between singing and knowledge...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 163–176.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Haitian Novels and Novels of Haiti: History, Haitian Writing, and Madison Smartt Bell’s Trilogy Martin Munro Ab s t r a c t : This essay reads Madison Smartt Bell’s Haitian trilogy in the context of contemporary Haitian literature, and considers why Haitian writers have tended not...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Caliban? Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Intra-Caribbean Politics Jana Evans Braziel Ab s t r a c t : In her contribution, Braziel resists Torres-Saillant’s valorization of diaspora as the anti- dote to national paradigms. As an organizing rubric, “Caribbean diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 199–207.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Kaiama L. Glover The 2010 earthquake has given rise to and put into wide(r) circulation a narrative very much of a piece with the long-standing discourse of Haitian singularity. This recent, though not new, narrative is premised not only on the notion of Haiti's endless suffering but also on a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... writer fits into the picture and historiography of Haitian radicalism. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 The racism and corruption that informed the Duvalierist state very much mirrored the discriminatory practices that had long been in place in Haiti, and Duvalier's color-based fracturing of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 22–43.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Chelsey L. Kivland Since 2010, “Jerry” has become Haiti's most prominent graffiti artist. Dealing with the most sensitive issues of the day—disaster, insecurity, illiteracy, aid dependency, corruption, and poverty—he has canvassed Port-au-Prince and other cities with murals that invite compassion...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
... discourse that sought to anchor Africans and their descendants in New World spaces. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 indigenism Haitian Revolution Haitian Declaration of Independence Caribbean sovereignty nativism In 1804, Haiti became the second independent state in the Americas, following a...