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Small Axe (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 (2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and political criticism (among them Fanonian liberationism, Black Nationalism, Marxism, Rastafarianism and Catholicism) and they inspired a range of oppositional groups, movements and parties (New World, the Caribbean Artists Movement, Abeng, NJAC, the New Jewel Movement, the Workers...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
... 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 deployment of woman as mother of the nation, identified with the landscape and a symbol...
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Small Axe (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 (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
... 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 tourists like Danticat, returning from abroad to their homelands or other...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the dissidents. They included the YSL Area Council, based at the University of the West Indies (UWI); the New World Group of political intellectuals, also at UWI; the Independent Trade Union Advisory Council (ITAC); the Jamaica Council on Human Rights (JCHR); the Abeng newspaper movement, with its emphasis...
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Small Axe (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 (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., 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 any substance had changed with political independence six years earlier; indeed...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 69–77.
Published: 01 March 2020
... empire of tourism. Michelle Cliff’s Abeng echoes Walcott’s formulation about federation as a tool of the imperial tourist market when her narrator explains that in 1958, the same year that inaugurated the West Indies Federation, the Daily Gleaner newspaper ran an editorial that proclaimed the mango...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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 Workers Monthly...
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Small Axe (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 (2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 from Jamaica...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 97–246.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 you had ever listened to Rudies’ Reggae tunes like “Just another girl...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is notably the first book-length piece of life writing to chronicle growing up lesbian in Jamaica. While Claude McKay's A Long Way from Home and My Green Hills of Jamaica , Audre Lorde's Zami , Michelle Cliff's autobiographical novel, Abeng , and the anthology Tongues on Fire: Caribbean Lesbian Lives...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 the mid-1970s into Marxist political parties angling for state power), and on the other...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 under the editorship of Kamau Brathwaite had begun the labor of sketching the contours of a Caribbean literary and aesthetic tradition...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 108–118.
Published: 01 July 2012
...-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 Tapia House Movement...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2012
...: The Storyteller , n.p.; and “Shame on Bertha,” n.p. See also Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea (London: Andre Deutsch, 1966); Michelle Cliff, The Store of a Million Items (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998); Michelle Cliff, Abeng (New York: Crossing, 1984); and Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (1847; London: Penguin...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (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 Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic...