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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 200–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Trevor Burnard The bleak moral vision in Vincent Brown's The Reaper's Garden offers to us a version of early America that is profoundly at odds with established, or at least popular, narratives of American historical development. It is also at odds with customary narratives of Caribbean history...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
...José I. Fusté This essay uses Vanessa Valdés’s Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (2017) to reflect on the different stakes surrounding debates about Schomburg as a historical figure and also as a heuristic for grasping the complex vicissitudes of Afro-Latinx life...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 July 2009
... racial democracy, and some “types of mixture” are clearly preferred in detriment of others. I argue that anti-black racism in Brazil is expressed not only against dark-skinned individuals, but it also operates in the devaluing of physical traits “deemed black” even in those who have lighter skin...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 164–184.
Published: 01 July 2009
... current escalation in violent crime. Both moments have also coincided with intense cultural activity, in which the lived experience of these crises commands centre stage. This essay explores how this has resulted in visual art works that record, critique or seek to transcend the crisis at hand and how...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... across the Caribbean, Africa, and the United States. Artistic comrades for twenty years, they have also collaborated with each other in performance and video. Here, they offer a deep exchange about their creative practice, paying special attention to two works individually premiered on a split bill in...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marta Fernández Campa This essay highlights the role of archives, archival research, and integration of archival records in contemporary Caribbean visual artwork that evokes and reimagines unevenly recorded historical processes/moments. It also suggests the defining role of this approach to...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
... circulated and adopted by Caribbean communities but also integral to the development of the novel, incorporative Atlantic healing culture that appeared in the seventeenth century, the author also proposes a model to reconcile the seemingly unrelated historiographies and epistemologies of medical history and...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 191–201.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Dread. The other is for the “sufferah” for the forbearance of that authority. Sounding also doubles, echoes, and reverberates as a vessel for understanding embodiment, not only the particularities of the “Afro-philo-sonic fiction” of a Jamaican Rastafarianism but also the fundamental fissure of the...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Charles Forsdick Those working on the Caribbean have regularly adopted the figures and practices of translation in their work and also have devoted attention to the study of various translational processes. The presence of the Caribbean in translation studies remains, however, considerably less...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 188–198.
Published: 01 November 2012
... point of departure Glover's key notions of “ not -Paris” and “ex-centricity” regarding the critical reception of the Spiralists, this essay responds, Why only not -Paris? It argues that equally significant for this particular group of Haitian writers is the fact that they are also not -US ( not -NYC...
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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 and...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... studies and security studies that might lead to keen interventions in both fields. The concept first allows us to talk about military praxis (and in particular, guerilla warfare) as a key part of the Maroon experience and narrative but also, at the same time, allows us to link this to strategies of...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Nalini Mohabir; Ronald Cummings This interview provides a rich account of Frank Birbalsingh’s experiences from his early life in colonial British Guiana in the early part of the twentieth century to his continuing work as a literary scholar and critic in diaspora. What is also revealed is a...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 218–227.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Bedour Alagraa This essay views David Austin’s Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness through the prism of dread history as a way of considering how this text can be understood as a chronicling of the congress while also acting as a...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 June 2008
... but also a pithy commentary on the structure of the nation-state, meaning all nation-states, not only the polity of Haiti. The text was consequently misread by literary critics whose stereotype of Haitians and belief in nationalism influenced their mean-spirited dismissals of the novel. This paper...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
... communities; it ignores the fact that there is not one Caribbean diaspora but many. Diasporas are fractured landscapes: not only oppressed individuals but also corrupt presidents and even petty but violent Calibans are part of out-migratory waves that constitute diasporic formations abroad, or form the long...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as modes of thought. It also argues that if Caribbean thought gets knotted up in the trope of Caliban, it will not decolonize itself and begin to wrestle with what Kamau Brathwaite has called the “inner plantation.” Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Writing Caribbean Intellectual History Anthony...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 179–190.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Silvio Torres-Saillant In this response to his critics, the author values the areas of missed opportunity observed by Braziel, Buscaglia-Salgado, and Bogues, while also endeavoring to “defend” his book from those objections that he ascribes more to the exigencies of the critic's particular reading...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... evolved in the context of current discussions of black cross-culturality and diaspora. New concerns have emerged about the relevance of US notions of race and blackness for describing the cultures, experiences, and identities of members of other diasporic populations. Also, gender and sexuality still...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
... this paper serves to critique a liberal progressive-activist tendency in the US that remains preoccupied with the very racial oppositions that such a tendency also ironically condemns. The contemporary juridical ethos finds its political analogue not in a post-white “cosmopolitan legal order,” as many...