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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 112–132.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Rowan Ricardo Phillips Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Derek Walcott: Imagination, Nation and the Poetics of Memory Rowan Ricardo Phillips I: NOBODY KNOWS . . . long the sandy reaches of Fort James, Antigua, but a few patches of mottled tarmac remain of what was once a road...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 90–106.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Walcott's play Drums and Colours and the essays and poetry of Monchoachi show the creative engagement with a differential opacity that speaks to the negotiation of the specificities of self-determination and self-definition necessary to the postcolonial condition. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Monchoachi...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2003
...: Walcott’s Caribbean Poetics in Abandoning Dead Metaphors Harold McDermott Abandoning Dead Metaphors: e Caribbean Phase of Derek Walcott’s Poetry, Patricia Ismond. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2001. ISBN 976-640-107-1 atricia Ismond’s study of what she terms...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Kelly Baker Josephs Derek Walcott's Dream on Monkey Mountain (1967) places emphasis on the connections between what Walcott terms the “given minds of the principal characters,” their possible madness, and their ambiguous dreams. Walcott takes full advantage of the dramatic form to explore madness...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 40–60.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Nicole Matos Small Axe Incorporated 2006 “Join, Interchangeable Phantoms”: From Metaphor to Metonymy in Walcott’s Omeros Nicole Matos Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is the love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. The glue...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 116–126.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Rinaldo Walcott This essay suggests that Caribbean studies and Black studies might be constituted as twins, arguing that Blackness and Black people are the foundational instituted terms of both studies. This argument is based in the author’s reading of the anglophone Caribbean and draws on Kamau...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Rinaldo Walcott The attempt to narrate and represent a coherent black masculinity in its singularity is in part what I want to respond to in this essay. But even more, I want to suggest that thinking about a range and variety of black manhoods and masculinities might provide analysts with a set...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 107–117.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kim Robinson-Walcott Whiteness has certain fixed meanings in Jamaica. Being white in a country where 95% of the population is black, but where whites still represent the upper echelons of society, produces a peculiar dilemma of privilege counterpoised by marginalization. Compounded by awareness...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 93–110.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Kim Robinson-Walcott Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Claiming an Identity We Thought They Despised: Contemporary White West Indian Writers and Their Negotiation of Race Kim Robinson-Walcott It is not a question of relinquishing privilege. It is a question of grasping more...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Here Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw here are so many cars ahead of me, even today, Saturday, it’ll be a while before I get the green light and cross the major intersection, so I look to the left, for no reason Tin particular...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw Small Axe Incorporated 2005 My Love Is Like a Rose: Terror, Territoire, and the Poetics of Marie Chauvet Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw mour, Colère et Foliee is a rare book not only because it is almost impossible to fi nd...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): viii–xiii.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Martin Munro; Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw small axe a caribbean journal of criticism EDITOR: DAVID SCOTT ASSOCIATE EDITORS Anthony Bogues, Nadi Edwards, Annie Paul EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE Charles Carnegie, Christopher Cozier, Glyne Griffi th, Patricia Mohammed, Faith Smith ADVISORY...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rinaldo Walcott This essay suggests that Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being calls us to attend to the limits of what freedom means for black people around the world. By reading some recent conceptual claims in black studies alongside Sharpe’s work, it seeks to demonstrate...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kim Robinson-Walcott True emancipation from mental slavery is still a work in progress in Jamaica. The People’s National Party swept into power in 1972 with an agenda of socioeconomic and cultural empowerment for the poor black majority. That agenda, however, was executed imperfectly. Considering...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 71–82.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw This article explores the poetics of return in Edwidge Danticat's The Dew Breaker and her latest work, Brother, I'm Dying . Focusing on the roles of memory, imagination, borrowed recollections, and autobiography, the article illustrates how Danticat writes this return...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 86–98.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is complicated by the multiple meanings of the word history and by the underrepresentation of West Indian history in either literature or pedagogy until the nationalist period. Baugh's primary example for negotiating the quarrel is Derek Walcott, and the analysis can be supplemented and extended by including two...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... relationship with a number of Caribbean writers, including Edouard Glissant, Derek Walcott and the recently-deceased Aimé Césaire. Working out of a number of familiar theoretical concepts (`créolité', `relation'), he articulates his vision of `mondialité', a global dynamic according to which the peoples...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... literature. Building on Pérez-Rosario's documentation of Burgos's relationship to water and paying particular attention to how water served as an escape route for the poet, this work places Burgos in dialogue not only with Puerto Rican literature but also with other Caribbean poets such as Derek Walcott...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 171–180.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Christina Sharpe Christina Sharpe responds to engagements with In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Régine Jean-Charles, Rinaldo Walcott, and Tezeru Teshome (with K. Wayne Yang). In her response to their questions and elaborations around voice, freedom, resistance, and subjectivity, Sharpe...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 17–34.
Published: 01 July 2020
...” of texts by Derek Walcott, Velma Pollard, and Dionne Brand as an alternative to the traditionally monolingual model of reading. 15 A term that has gained currency in applied linguistics, transnational literary studies, and most conspicuously in rhetoric and composition is translingual writing because...