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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
...” had been shortened to Stops. The morning had fully arrived, brilliant and warm, by the time Stops and Ulysses stood together staring at the winged thing. Two wings sprouted from the boy's back. The child's body and his wings were covered with short, iridescent, blue-black hair, so that he shimmered...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 87–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Krista A. Thompson Small Axe Incorporated 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Black Skin, Blue Eyes : Visualizing Blackness in Jamaican Art, 1922 1944 Krista A. Thompson From the opposite end...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
... (...) in the blue savannas of memory or imagination.” It seems that it is in these blue savannahs, in this synesthetic space, that the past comes to life. A closer look at André and Simone Schwarz-Bart's Un Plat de porc aux bananes vertes, a novel that itself has been largely side-stepped by traditional literary...
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 7 Kind of Blue , 2017; mixed media on paper, 40 × 40 in. Figure 7. Kind of Blue, 2017; mixed media on paper, 40 × 40 in. More
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 103–118.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rae Ann Meriwether In this essay, Meriwether argues that Erna Brodber's representation of Vodou, spiritism, and blues music in her novel Louisiana illuminates a shared praxis among Afro-diasporic subjects that forms the basis of their viable political community. Using Houston A. Baker Jr.'s theory...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 125–132.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Blue Curry Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Repairwork Blue Curry A thrill raced through the town of Nassau when HMS St. George signaled its arrival on 2 December 1861. It was to be an extraordinary moment in the otherwise blighted existence of this island outpost...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 172–180.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the case that the power of an audible, creole technopoetics, as best embodied by dub reggae, can remake our very conception of the human. In addition to dub, the author brings minstrelsy, blues, jazz, and the like into his broader discussion of black engagements with sound technologies, arguing...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 39–57.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and healing. Anicet uses the tray , a multifunctional object, to inscribe the plantation labor, along with Taïno, Vodun, Congolese, and Berber symbols that reflect fragments of Martinican culture. The color blue, which covers all of the objects in the tray, unites the fragments and serves as an agent...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 138–142.
Published: 01 July 2015
... hope you know how to use that machete. I wouldn't want to rush you to the hospital this morning.” His green-blue eyes light up with mischief. The weak remains of his Scottish accent has given way to a mocking Jamaican drawl. “Learn to turn on a computer, Allan,” I shout back, tucking the machete...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... 7 Martin, “Nicole Awai: Assembled Material,” 15. 6 The sketches for the standing pieces, Oozing Red, White, and Blue: Red Recession, White Infraction, and Blue Incursion , became the basis for her drawing series Specimen from Local Ephemera . 5 All quotes from Awai without citation...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
... slippers, his thin T-shirt billowing in the wind like a sail, the third with blue-black madras skin in torn khaki shorts and an oversized white vest, and all three powdered with fi ne white sand. Th ey skin and grin, all the while staying in their single fi le, Indian fi le, one behind the other...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2003
...John Robert Lee Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Cyril Dabydeen Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates among...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 171.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 John Robert Lee ELEMENTAL (for John Figueroa) 1. air In the blue-dyed surfi ng of air an inverted rainbowl perches its prismatic lips across the gracious, steadfast earth, and in Veronica’s garden a cavorting butterfl y prevaricates among...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2022
... be a reading of and listening to The Arrivants , his great trilogy. 7 Topic three, “Creolization,” would track Kamau’s contribution to the most debated term in Caribbean cultural theory, while the next, “Black and Blues,” was to involve a reading of Kamau’s 1976 poetry collection Black + Blues (winner...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Figure 7 Kind of Blue , 2017; mixed media on paper, 40 × 40 in. Figure 7. Kind of Blue, 2017; mixed media on paper, 40 × 40 in. ...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 109–117.
Published: 01 October 2007
...– ) drawings are visually similar to the Local Ephemera drawings but focus solely on the topsy-turvy doll and corresponds to the opposing forces that make actual locking devices work. The format of the drawings references blue prints even more directly than the Local Ephemera drawings. Like blue prints...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... (even Gran) and asking my father about rat killin’ and occasionally begging my mother not to have Paul put to sleep because he had shit-up the house again the night before. When we got to the amusement park, my parents bought everyone blue ice cream and let my sisters make a weird karaoke...