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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... genealogy and a model for contextualizing the issues, experiences, and approaches that began to be highlighted with the advent of postcolonial studies. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Postcolonial Caribbean Discourse: Transnationalism and Anticolonialism in Creole...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Percy C. Hintzen Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Creoleness and Nationalism in Guyanese Anticolonialism and Postcolonial Formation Percy C. Hintzen n analysis of the postcolonial formation of Guyana (formerly the English colony of British Guiana) and its relationship...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... 2010 The Public Sphere and Jamaican Anticolonial Politics: Public Opinion, Focus, and the Place of the Literary Raphael Dalleo The 1930s and 1940s are pivotal to accounts of the history of anticolonial nationalism through- out the Caribbean, and especially in Jamaica. It has become...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 129–145.
Published: 01 November 2015
...,” Leninist Marxism and its implications for Césaire and anticolonialism more generally later. 5 Aimé Césaire, Toussaint Louverture: La révolution française et le problème colonial (Paris: Présence Africaine, 2000). 44 While Christopher Taylor revealingly underscores C. L. R. James's influence...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 14–30.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Audra A. Diptée This essay presents a strategy for putting anticolonial thought in praxis through the critical application of historical thought. It suggests a method of inquiry that is problem oriented and geared toward countering hegemonic discourses. The methodological approach proposed argues...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2018
... societies. Hopkinson utilizes more explicitly sciencefictional tropes of extraplanetary colonization and cybernetics to explore how technologies carry the potential to serve both (neo) colonial and anticolonial ends. Midnight Robber demonstrates how colonial and anticolonial notions of “progress” similarly...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Margo Groenewoud; Aaron Kamugisha This essay traces the roots of marginalization of the Dutch Caribbean in Caribbean studies, approaching these roots as an integral part of a shared Caribbean intellectual history. In the era of twentieth-century Caribbean anticolonialism, nationalism...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 94–103.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of temporality. Through readings of the revolutionary performances of excess by Carmelita Tropicana, La Lupe, and Dolores “Lolita” Lebrón Sotomayor, the author explores the relationship between aesthetics and politics and the potential of anticolonial horizons. In the face of political despondency and mourning...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
... at Ellis Island in the late 1910s, Man Ray's exotica of his métisse muse on the eve of World War II, Sarah Maldoror's filmic depiction of a heroine of the Angolan anticolonial struggle in the 1970s, Alain Foix's recent historical reconstitution of the encounter between Angela Davis and Gerty Archimède...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 27–42.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the projects of political and cultural nationalism, one archive in particular—the emergent archive of violence—cannot be effortlessly rallied toward these ends. Instead, archives of violence bring into relief the limits of the anticolonial and immediately postcolonial focus on the nation-state as the primary...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that the latter’s critiques of history do not follow necessarily from the failure of postcolonial history to follow the trajectory laid out for it by narratives of anticolonial overcoming. But Sainville’s interests were by no means limited to academic research. Just as diverse forms of cultural...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of patriarchy and, at best, as a man caught between the feminist politics of the women in his life and the constraints of a male-centered Caribbean revolutionary and anticolonial tradition. By contrast, this essay argues that the feminism in the play must be read beyond James the man and instead in the context...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 69–77.
Published: 01 March 2020
...-state. Because of this tension, even if the vocabulary of “Caribbean nationalism” appears to determine debates about the drive to anticolonial sovereignty embedded in the project of federation, veritably “un-national” forms also abound in discourses around both federation projects. This essay highlights...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... With information from Jamaican state records, news media, literature, and social science studies, the essay argues that the inquiry mobilized divergent discourses of homosexuality across the Atlantic to enact an anticolonial nationalist form of sexual regulation. The inquiry drew not only from Jamaican figurations...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 108–118.
Published: 01 July 2022
... haunts the anglophone Caribbean. The focus is on how this haunting is palpable to the criminalized urban poor in Trinidad; yet Black has never simply denoted abjection. From the vantage point of postcolonial Caribbean nation-states founded on anticolonial projects of Black sovereignty, one can see...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 144–153.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., and in the current rounds of colonial settlement through tax haven conditions in the realm of real estate. The essay shifts the language of anticolonial sensorial errancy to decolonial sensorial errancy to focus on the forms of “slow violence” of economic invasion/ control, the productivity of which presses us...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2022
... West Indies and arrival in England, Of Age and Innocence is concerned with the drama of return to the West Indies in a conjuncture of anticolonial nationalism. While both novels are mapping journeys toward an imagined expectation, in a sense The Emigrants offers a picture of the possible world...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 61–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
...) emerge from the lessons of Haiti’s occupation. Haiti has long played a central role in shaping how identity and politics are imagined throughout the Caribbean. Haiti’s importance is usually understood in terms of how its revolution inspired and influenced anticolonial, nationalist, and Pan-Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 21–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
... demise of Jagan and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in the ssmallmall era of anticolonial politics was to take another decade to complete. During that time, aaxexe a new era in the struggle against colonialism was initiated, an era that would witness Jagan’s reelection and, for one...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... James and so many others found the space for a radical Trotskyism and a broader anticolonial politics. 25 After fifteen years in America, James resided in London from 1953 to 1958, during which he largely completed Beyond a Boundary , was the lead author in an important transatlantic collaboration...