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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Robert A. Hill This essay examines the role played by George Beckford in grappling critically with the complicated legacy of the plantation system. It focuses on the transition from his role in the New World group to his participation in the Abeng newspaper group in Jamaica, in 1969. The essay...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Abeng, NJAC, the New Jewel Movement, the Workers Party of Jamaica and the Working People’s Alliance), which sought to reconstruct the Caribbean in their own image. But the 1960s and 1970s have come and gone with an utter fi nality that is some- what startling to behold and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
... transferable to the New World, as Michelle Cliff’s writing demonstrates. Motherlands and Postcoloniality In attempting to represent the status of women in the Jamaican national imagination, Michelle Cliff’s first novel, Abeng (1984), enters into the dangerous territory of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... campus staged its own protest, and in the Leeward and Windward islands, radical formations began to emerge with publications advocating antiracist social and economic changes. The Jamaican newspaper Abeng (1969–72) became a focal point for the rallying of radicals and criticism of the PNP and the JLP...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
... away from the large anomic forces of the technological and/or industrial world that is their homeland. However, Danticat’s After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti and Cliff’s Abeng complicate the notion of tourist by focusing attention on a native touring her homeland.11 For...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Advisory Council (ITAC); the Jamaica Council on Human Rights (JCHR); the Abeng newspaper movement, with its emphasis on racial justice, black cultural nationalism, and critique of the island's dependency; and still later, the Marxist-oriented Abeng Group. It broke with the newspaper movement's culturalism...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 152–166.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., which had been in abeyance during the decade of the 1960s. The other, connected trend concerns the emergence of a radical political (explicitly socialist) left out of the disintegration of the Abeng movement—a coalition of leftist and Black Power forces that converged in the wake of the expulsion of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... revolutionary political elements—black power activists, politically oriented Rastafarians, Marxist intellectuals—into a loose coalition called the Abeng movement, critical of the neocolonial status quo and demanding radical social and political change. 17 For the radicals involved in Abeng, very little of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
...,” Diciottesimimo Secolo 1 (2016): 62–76. 3 The period’s journals, magazines and newspapers include Abeng , Black Man Speak , Bongo-Man , Harambee , New World Quarterly , Our Own , Savacou , Socialism! , Struggle , and Workers Monthly . See David Scott, “The Dialectic of Defeat: An Interview with...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 93–110.
Published: 01 September 2003
... , Claiming an Identity Th ey Taught Me to Despise (Watertown, MA: Persephone Press, 1980), 6. Subsequent references to this work appear parenthetically in the text. 9966 Abeng ¹³ and No Telephone to Heaven Cliff ’s fi rst two novels and the only West Indian ones, the growth of the protagonist...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to an end. Robert Hill returned to Jamaica to continue his studies and became ensconced in the Black Power movement that swept Jamaica in the late sixties and early seventies. He was one of the founders of Abeng, the weekly paper that came into being in the aftermath of Rodney’s expulsion...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., 1979); Audre Lorde, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (Berkeley, CA: Crossing, 1982); Michelle Cliff, Abeng (New York: Plume, 1995); Rosamund Elwin, ed., Tongues on Fire: Caribbean Lesbian Lives and Stories (Toronto: Women's Press, 1997). 5 See Rosamond S. King, “More Notes on the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... previous decade had seen the emergence of the New World Group, Black Power, the occupation of the Creative Arts Centre, Walter Rodney's mesmerizing impact (curtailed after less than a year), and the birth of Abeng and Savacou . 2 Since its inaugural edition, the year prior to the conference, Savacou...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 108–118.
Published: 01 July 2012
... simultaneous “student live-in” 4 at the Creative Arts Centre at the Mona, Jamaica, campus of the University of the West Indies; the socialist experiment of the Michael Manley government in Jamaica (mentioned by Donnell); the appearance of the activist newspaper Abeng in Jamaica and of Tapia and the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... “Black Power Revolution” in Trinidad) generated a double effect: on the one hand, it marked a shift to the left in the politics of the region (the building of social movements around newspa- pers and magazines—Abeng in Jamaica, Moko and Tapia in Trinidad, Ratoon in Guyana—that mutated by...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... slowed down tempo and its political resonance can be heard in the following recounting from Ras Dizzy writing in the pages of the radical publication Abeng in 1969: A night joint saloon was in its swing of music and fun as the Rudies go in and out of the dance. But if...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 97–246.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2012
... (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998); Michelle Cliff, Abeng (New York: Crossing, 1984); and Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (1847; London: Penguin, 2006). 10 Stoddart, “Shame on Bertha,” n.p. 11 Stoddart, “Divine Bride,” n.p. 12 Stodddart, “Learning to Glide,” n.p. 13 Stoddart...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
...: University Press of Virginia, 1999), 13. 17 See H. Adlai Murdoch, “A Legacy of Trauma: Caribbean Slavery, Race, Class, and Contemporary Identity in Abeng,” Research in African Literatures 40, no. 4 (2009): 65–88; and Vincent Brown, “Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative,” 2012...