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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 118–122.
Published: 01 March 2015
... © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 One of the most remarkable developments in the Caribbean and its diaspora over the past two decades or so is the emergence of a generation of young visual artists working in various media (paint, film, performance) who have been transforming Caribbean visual...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Katey Castellano Robert Wedderburn’s London-based periodical, Axe Laid to the Root (1817), disseminates his vision for a transatlantic alliance between the radicals of England’s lower classes and the enslaved people in the West Indies. Throughout the Axe ’s six issues, he challenges...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2016
...David Scott © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Insofar as it is a project and not merely a random venture, however professionally and personally rewarding and expertly executed, journal work is characterized by the activation and embodiment of an ethos . The essence of this ethos, I believe...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 174–185.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Trouillot helped prepare the ground for this coup by deriding Aristide as a corrupt and brutal dictator with no popular support, and in his contribution to this Small Axe forum he dismisses Damming the Flood as racist and dishonest propaganda. My response to Trouillot aims to refute these accusations...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
... from Haiti? (Part 2 of “Eulogizing Creoleness? Rereading Éloge de la créolité ” will appear in Small Axe 55, in March 2018.) © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Celia Britton's essay, “Identity and Change in the Work of Édouard Glissant,” analyzes in more detail Glissant's critique of the créolistes...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 141–147.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Vladimir Lucien 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition—First Place, Poetry mal : “sickness/curse/bad” in Kweyol/French Lexicon Creole. ti neg : “little black boy” in Kweyol/French Lexicon Creole, sometimes used pejoratively. When a man has made a deal with the devil, and he...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 148–157.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Ruel Johnson 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition—Second Place, Poetry Here, amid the blood, and ravaging, and lies, all smiles, all hand-shook, pat-back pleasantry concealing paychecks, sheer secret pawning —such fawning bourgeois peasantry. Esta bala es antigua. —Borges about...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 158–164.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Ruel Johnson 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition—First Place, Short Fiction This is as good as it gets. It is now midnight and we are home, at my place, in our bed. I am lying next to him, my face close to his, so close that I can feel his breath, and in the Light from Somewhere Else, I watch...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 165–172.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Lesley-Ann Wanliss 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition—Second Place, Short Fiction And in that moment within the emptiness a memory quite vague yet vivid reoccurred of one of those mornings he would take me to school. He would put me in the front of the bus beside the driver, or through...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Avery F. Gordon The Hawthorne Archive sends a few fragmented materials to Small Axe about Colin Dayan: a letter, a file note, a commentary on the photographs missing from Dayan's autobiographical writings, and an inventory of keywords. In all, this essay is an emphasis on her ethical-political...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Patricia Noxolo This essay serves as an introduction to a special section of Small Axe on Caribbean in/securities. It begins by offering a threefold insight into the concept of “in/securities”: securities and insecurities are produced as spatially localized and historically contingent...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 113–128.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nijah Cunningham As the recent revival of Sylvia Wynter's scholarship has commanded the attention of a younger generation of scholars, the special section of Small Axe dedicated to her “forgotten” work provides an occasion to reconsider the prehistory to her theory of the human. Rather than simply...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
...” that is central to the formation of Caribbean creative experience, and outlines the discursive field, the art market, and the policy and funding landscape through which Caribbean and diaspora artists move. In response to the discussion of Timed Out in this issue of Small Axe , Wainwright explains the continuing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Joan Saunders Beyond the traditional work that journals and editors are responsible for, the editors of Small Axe and Anthurium have also undertaken institution building through knowledge production. This might well be the kind of development of communications networks that Hardt and Negri...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 98–105.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Kelly Baker Josephs Part of a special section titled “What Is Journal Work?,” this reflective essay discusses the ethical questions of editing sx salon: a small axe literary platform . The author's goal in the essay is twofold: to make transparent the work of journal work, the hours of labor...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Brian Meeks In 2014, the author published a volume of essays, Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory , which Small Axe editor David Scott proposed might form the basis for a discussion around Meeks's work and its broader contribution to debates surrounding contemporary Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 119–125.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Erna Brodber In a response to the four essays on her work—by Evelyn O'Callaghan, Catherine John, Jenny Sharpe, and Rae Ann Meriwether—published in the same issue of Small Axe , Erna Brodber attempts to explain why her work is so difficult. If O'Callaghan's students complain that Brodber's work...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 80–84.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario; Ryan Cecil Jobson This essay introduces a new featured section, to be published in Small Axe annually, that explores the critical vocabulary of the field of Caribbean studies. rjobson@uchicago.edu vpr@smallaxe.net © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022 criticism...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 68–73.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Julio Ramos This brief essay is an introduction to the work of Puerto Rican anarchist and feminist activist and writer Luisa Capetillo (1882–1922) and opens the special section on Capetillo in this issue of Small Axe . ramosjuliox@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 52–58.
Published: 01 March 2023
... historical canon. As more than political activism, the guest editors examine Anton de Kom in this Small Axe platform for Caribbean thought with the hope that these essays will stimulate even more scholarship on De Kom’s life and work and on the Dutch Caribbean more broadly, beyond the borders of the Dutch...