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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 37–53.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Kezia Page Small Axe Incorporated 2006 “What If He Did Not Have a Sister [Who Lived in the United States Jamaica Kincaid’s My Brother as Remittance Text Kezia Page In a version of this article presented at a West Indian literature conference in 1998, the title invoked Western...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Curdella Forbes This article addresses a concept of individualism that has emerged in some contemporary Caribbean fictions. I examine the evidence of this in a general way and then with reference to Jamaica Kincaid's Mr. Potter and Colin Channer's Waiting in Vain . I suggest...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Corinna McLeod Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place reveals the subalternity of Antigua as a tourist locale; an identity which undermines Antigua's position as a nation. Through the use of a metafictional discourse, Kincaid's narrator deconstructs colonial, postcolonial and neocolonial myths, thereby...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 178–184.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Through a reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place , the essay highlights how the market logics of mid-nineteenth-century imperial liberalization continued to animate new forms of West Indian erasure well into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. While Kincaid deploys arguments of imperial neglect...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 64–79.
Published: 01 March 2005
... strategies for countering and overcoming the publishing industry’s deafness to our voices. With this in mind I will examine the work of two prominent Caribbean women writers—Jamaica Kincaid and Edwidge Danticat. Kincaid’s elevated status in the literary world and the U.S. academy...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 172–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Curdella Forbes Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs- ing...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Harold McDermott Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs- ing, howling...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of a range of fieldwork and media materials in Susan P. Mains, “Fieldwork, Heritage, and Engaging Landscape Texts,” Journal of Geography in Higher Education 38, no. 4 (2014): 525–45. 5 Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place (London: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1988). 6 See Arturo Escobar...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 185–193.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ways in which West Indian history is excised from historical narrations of various scales. 16 Paradoxically, one key form of erasure against which I wrote occurs (and continues to occur) via a gesture of historical inclusion. In Samuel’s reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place , she takes us...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 78–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on exemplary practitioners of this demanding task—on historically situated insider-outsiders such as Freud and Benjamin as well as on subaltern groups who seek recognition and reattachment to an illusory transcendental “civilization.” © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Patrick Chamoiseau Jamaica Kincaid Walter...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 179–188.
Published: 01 July 2023
... this framing makes room for us to envision the ways “gender” also holds generative possibilities in relation to ideas of animality. mrowley1@umd.edu © 2023 by Small Axe, Inc. 2023 decolonial Jamaica Kincaid animality desire slut Andil Gosine Let us begin with a prior moment, 1978...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Belief in Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone (London: Longman, 1970). 117070 as Wilson Harris, Sylvia Wynter, and Jamaica Kincaid. Harris’s treatment of character as “nested” consciousnesses transmuting with the power of Anansi-/Legba-/Eshu-like divinities, his understanding of the material...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...: traveler behavior and/or performance in response to the industry. The opening excerpt from Jamaica Kincaid s nonfiction A Small Place reveals the tension between 1. Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place (New York: Farrar, 1988), 12 13. 2. I am specifically thinking of studies like Frank Fonda Taylor s To Hell...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 160–167.
Published: 01 July 2010
... posthumous condemnation of the repression of homosexuals by Fidel Cas- tro’s socialist regime; and Jamaica Kincaid’s vivid documentation of her brother’s battle with AIDS, denouncing the societal ignorance of HIV/AIDS in Antigua. In Goodison’s own Jamaica, Rosie Stone reveals how, as “the good wife...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 144–153.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... As Jamaica Kincaid puts it, “Once you cease to be a master, once you throw off your master’s yoke, you are no longer human rubbish, you are just a human being.”19 Kincaid also has something to say about enslaved people, whose sufferings before emancipation offered a “noble...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Caribbean: Alfred Mendes’s Black Fauns (1935) and Jamaica Kincaid’s My Brother (1997).1 These books are more than sixty years apart and are very different in terms of their plots and styles. Yet they intersect in their thematic explorations of sexual identities that do not conform to the heterosexual...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of English and affiliate faculty in African American Studies and Women’s Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She is author of three forth- coming books: Diaspora: An Introduction (2008); Artists, Performers, and Black Masculinity in the Haitian Diaspora (2008); and Caribbean Genesis: Jamaica...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 160–167.
Published: 01 June 2008
... manage the apparent contradiction of “thinking highly of a civilization that held him in very low esteem” (62). This is the same unresolved problem that Jamaica Kincaid encountered in her father’s insistence on wearing always the same brown 2. See José Lezama Lima, La...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Skin , to Jamaica Kincaid's portrayal of familial alienation and strained parent-child relationships in My Brother , as well as these authors' eventual exile because of the legacies of colonialism, economic realities, and difficult family relationships. 3 In contrast, The Other Side of Paradise...
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