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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Joan Flores-Villalobos This essay explores the archival presence of West Indian women in the archives of the Isthmian Canal Commission, the biggest repository of original documents regarding the construction of the Panama Canal. Using a 1909 photograph of a nude black West Indian woman found...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., “Contesting the Boundaries of Gender, Race and Sexuality in Barbadian Plantation Society,” Women’s History Review 12, no. 2 (2003): 198, 196. 9 Frieda Cassin, With Silent Tread: A West Indian Novel (St. John’s, Antigua: G. A. Uphill, ca. 1890); repr., with introduction by Evelyn O’Callaghan...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 164–166.
Published: 01 July 2019
... -V illalobos earned her PhD from New York University and is now an assistant professor of history at The Ohio State University. Her book manuscript, “The Silver Women: Intimacy and Migration in the Panama Canal,” explores the labor migration of West Indian women during the Panama Canal construction...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... generated these social, political, and cul- tural networks that constituted an emerging West Indian com- munity and provided the means by which women could share domestic practices, aesthetic...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
...-independence writers by focusing on the search for identity from a feminist perspective. Caribbean women’s writ- ing from the 1960s through the early 1980s continues the project of male nationalist writers by participating in the revaluation of the West Indian folk and landscape...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 130–138.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of the fiction of Jamaica Kincaid, Michelle Cliff, Patricia Powell and others, see Evelyn O’Callaghan, “‘Compulsory Heterosexuality’ and Textual/Sexual Alternatives in Selected Texts by West Indian Women Writers,” Caribbean Portraits: Essays on Gender Ideologies and Identities...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... labor market to Caribbean workers, agitation by black Canadian activists to liberalize immigration law, and, above all, demand by wealthy white Canadians for a cheap source of domestic help, Ottawa initiated a program whereby a small number of West Indian women were granted conditional entry on a strict...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and another, Jonathan Udoeyop, who worked in the town of Ibadan. We also relied on help from two West Indian women, a Barbadian and Antiguan who were married to Nigerians. Best of all, so far as my research in African literature was concerned, I had full access to the university library which was well stocked...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., particularly by its frank treatment of gender relations and women’s sexuality. 3. Rosamond S. King, “Sex and Sexuality in the English Caribbean Novels—A Survey from 1950,” Journal of West Indian Literature 11, no.1 (2002): 31–32. small axe 20 • June 2006 • p 1–18 • ISSN 0799-0537 | SX20...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 February 2008
... that after 1940, many male and some female writers “minimized the social and intellectual contributions” of West Indian women.12 Sylvia Wynter was the only Anglophone Afro-Caribbean woman novelist to appropriate the epic narrative of the nation. In the Introduction to Out...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 261–268.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., and Identity: Migrations of the Subject, Carole Boyce Davies first recognized that in the seemingly obvious fact that many West Indian women were writing from elsewhere lay the very evidence for their constituting a new kind of diasporic “Carib- bean” canon and literary formation.16...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 269–275.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., and Identity: Migrations of the Subject, Carole Boyce Davies first recognized that in the seemingly obvious fact that many West Indian women were writing from elsewhere lay the very evidence for their constituting a new kind of diasporic “Carib- bean” canon and literary formation.16...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 276–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., and Identity: Migrations of the Subject, Carole Boyce Davies first recognized that in the seemingly obvious fact that many West Indian women were writing from elsewhere lay the very evidence for their constituting a new kind of diasporic “Carib- bean” canon and literary formation.16...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., and Identity: Migrations of the Subject, Carole Boyce Davies first recognized that in the seemingly obvious fact that many West Indian women were writing from elsewhere lay the very evidence for their constituting a new kind of diasporic “Carib- bean” canon and literary formation.16...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the writing, or the need for creolized reading strategies, without directly connecting Caribbean women’s writing with the canonical theories of creolization. See Evelyn O’Callaghan, Woman Version: eoretical Approaches to West Indian Fiction by Women (London/Basingstoke: Macmillan Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... native—such as Long's pioneering diatribes—are also realized in representations of hypersexualized, white, West Indian women. Ironically, the myth of native hypersexuality is molded into a lived reality. Such a construction relies on ideological violence and limiting paradigms that risk essentializing...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-like British West Indian women, even as she acknowledges that higglering “had no equivalent in nineteenth-century Costa Rica” and that “Jamaican women enjoyed a far wider range of culturally sanctioned economic roles” than Central Valley women. 36 If Putnam can so fruitfully compare black/colored...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of Indian men and Black women together during the period of indentureship. 14 “Indeed,” he concludes, “the very image of proximity between East Indians and racialized others in the West Indies could threaten the claims about cultural imperviousness and antimiscegenation that were rationalizing strands...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 February 2008
... and women must capture and distill the mood of the day and give to it an expression which is identifiably West Indian.” Ibid., 268, 269. 44. Marshall, “Legal Education For the West Indies,” 143, 144. 45. Marshall references an impressive list: “Burge, whose book on colonial law is an indispensable...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 13–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard Taken together, C. L. R. James’s 1933 political pamphlet The Case for West-Indian Self Government and 1936 novel Minty Alley reveal the author’s competing visions of relations between Africans and Indians in the British West Indies. In The Case for West-Indian Self...