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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 163–176.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Martin Munro This essay reads Madison Smartt Bell's Haitian trilogy in the context of contemporary Haitian literature, and considers why Haitian writers have tended not to evoke the revolution in their work, and why it is an American author has produced the most ambitious work of Haitian historical...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 194–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Charles Forsdick Central to Madison Smartt Bell's trilogy of novels on the Haitian Revolution is the character of Toussaint Louverture. The article considers how Bell's Toussaint fits into two centuries of representations of the revolutionary leader, exploring in particular the ways in which his...
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 6 “Coolie Belle,” unnumbered photographic plate in James H. Stark, Stark’s History and Guide to Jamaica (Boston: James H. Stark, 1898), between 192 and 193. More
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 138–142.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Nova Gordon-Bell “Sorry, Rolly,” one of the girls whispers, and then they all echo, “Sorry, Rolly.” “The whole a unnu walk too fas,” the dread in the red kerchief chided the children. “Unnu always a walk weh fram mi. Mi tell unnu seh, some mad people deh bout di place. Unnu mustn't walk weh...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 160–162.
Published: 01 July 2016
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 105–117.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Madison Smartt Bell ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 Ba’m dlo Madison Smartt Bell Tourbillon “So who are all these people?” asked the English reporter, l’Anglaise as I came to call her in my mind. It was Thursday, the usual RAM crowd at the Oloffson Hotel...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Madison Smartt Bell This essay responds to four critics who discuss Bell's trilogy of novels about the Haitian Revolution— All Souls' Rising, Master of the Crossroads, The Stone That the Builder Refused. Particular attention is paid to the idea of a French royalist plot behind the slave...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 119–130.
Published: 01 November 2019
...La Vaughn Belle Copyright © 2019 by Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Figure 1 Cuts and Burns (ledger series 002) , 2017. Cuts and burns on paper scroll. Courtesy of I Do Art Agency. Figure 1. Cuts and Burns (ledger series 002), 2017. Cuts and burns on paper scroll. Courtesy of I Do Art Agency...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Laurent Dubois This essay discusses the ways in which Madison Smartt Bell's novel The Stone That the Builder Refused represents the history of the Haitian Revolution, and particularly the figure of Toussaint Louverture. It argues that the novel engages usefully with the problem of how we can...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Figure 6 “Coolie Belle,” unnumbered photographic plate in James H. Stark, Stark’s History and Guide to Jamaica (Boston: James H. Stark, 1898), between 192 and 193. ...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 14–31.
Published: 01 October 2008
...) in the name of a single universal logic. “All the reasons 14. Gérard M. Laurent, Toussaint Louverture à travers sa correspondance (1794–1798) (Madrid: Industrias graficas, 1953), 314. All translations are my own. 15. Madison Smartt Bell, Toussaint Louverture: A Biography (New York...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 124–134.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Hutchinson  |  129 Penelope at Lime Cay On shore, sea bell. The girl untowelling her hair does not see the green voyeur watching from the shame bush...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 122–127.
Published: 01 July 2023
.... Many thanks to Ryan Cecil Jobson, Vanessa Pérez-Rosario, and David Scott for editorial guidance. Thanks also to Stephen Best for early conversations about etymology. 22 Other scholars who have worked with this archive include Karen Cook Bell, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, and Sylviane A. Diouf. See...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 80–111.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the lute sound to raise the dead the died out out i hear ave bell s ring out...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 177–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
... by the historical realities of the post-1986 period, though the age of François and Jean-Claude Duvalier is also present, notably in his most recent book La belle amour humaine.13 Trouillot has also gained a broader readership outside Haiti than the Spiralist authors, both in France, where...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Freedoms: A History of Survival, Strength and Imagination in Haiti (Coconut Creek, FL: Caribbean Studies Press, 2006). SX27 • October 2008 • Charles Forsdick | 11 Madison Smartt Bell, and Doris Garraway.30 Finally, there have appeared a series...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 142–162.
Published: 01 June 2007
...-effacing violence. For Ma Bell did have a cache of money which she hoarded for a purpose. Every extra cent she could squeeze from her frugal living she kept in this special fund. She kept this money for one reason only. When Ma Bell died, she wanted the most beautiful coffin...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 153–163.
Published: 01 November 2022
... feminist epistemologies) as part of a pantheon of diasporic feminist scholars akin to Brand—women like Chancy and her use of memory and exile; bell hooks’s enacting renegade speech and oppositional gaze; Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley’s queering the Middle Passage; and ’Mọlara Ogundipẹ-Leslie’s deploying mother...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 95–116.
Published: 01 November 2023
...), the African Studies Center (ASC), and the Center for Afro-American Studies (CAAS). The West Indies Study Program was started in 1959 by Wendell Bell with a grant from the Carnegie Corporation to study nationalism and the behavior of the political elites of the decolonizing nations of the Anglophone Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 50–63.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of complicity in itself. “Je te ferai mal, très mal, mais tu ne diras pas un mot, tu m'as compris?” he tells her on the first night. “Pas un mot. … Tu es la plus belle tête de martyre que j'aie jamais eue” (284). Even Rose's horror is not her own but becomes part of the gorille 's sexual phantasmagoria: “Tu es...