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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
..., lawful behavior, and proper manners. Of course, Marxist organizations such as the Abeng Group were less susceptible to this charge, since the severe, hermetic political culture of the Leninists' vanguard organization dealt exactly with this problem. However, the vanguard party model that was being...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Abeng movement, and began systematically to ready the party for the national elections in February 1972, which he famously won by a landslide. 25 These are spotty and very truncated intersecting histories, I admit, but the point I want to make with them about the conceptual-political problem...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 152–166.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 the Guyanese historian Walter Rodney from Jamaica in October 1968. 22 In one direction, some of its former members accepted...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... participants. 2 See Lynn Hunt, “Revolutionary Time and Regeneration,” 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...
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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
... autobiographical novel, Abeng , and the anthology Tongues on Fire: Caribbean Lesbian Lives and Stories provide important precursors of Caribbean queer life writing, no other monograph, to my knowledge, details growing up lesbian in the anglophone Caribbean. 4 In distinction to the silence and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (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 under the editorship of Kamau Brathwaite had begun the labor of sketching the contours of a Caribbean literary and aesthetic tradition of criticism. ACLALS...
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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 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 108–118.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Jamaica (mentioned by Donnell); the appearance of the activist newspaper Abeng in Jamaica and of Tapia and the Tapia House Movement in Trinidad; the Caribbean Artists Movement, spearheaded by Kamau Brathwaite, and its groundbreaking journal Savacou (also mentioned by Donnell [77]); and Marina...
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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
..., 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. I am suggesting that Stoddart, in seeking...
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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
...: Selected Essays , trans. J. Michael Dash (Charlottesville: 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...