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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... termed jametteness , by employing the writings of feminist writer Toril Moi. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 De Jamette in We: Redefining Performance in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival Samantha A. Noel From the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, the poor black woman who defied standards...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Angeletta KM Gourdine Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Caribbean Tabula Rasa: Textual Touristing as Carnival in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Writing Angeletta KM Gourdine Oh, by now you are tired . . . you want to reach your destination–your hotel, your room. You long to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 54–69.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Ashley Dawson Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Linton Kwesi Johnson’s Dub Poetry and the Political Aesthetics of Carnival in Britain Ashley Dawson British dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson (LKJ) moved to Britain from Jamaica on the cusp of adolescence in 1963. He arrived in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 July 2009
... icons. Unlike many of the pre-lenten carnivals in the region, Crop Over celebrates the end of the sugar cane season, and directly ties the subversive elements and inversions of traditional carnival to the sugar economy of the Caribbean, and its historical dependence on slavery. While traditional...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kate Hodgson “Certain songs have the power to overthrow a government,” Haitian president and musician Michel Martelly remarked on the eve of Carnival 2013, evoking a long-standing tradition of musical dissent in Haitian politics. The historic role of popular Creole-language songs in the political...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 180–198.
Published: 01 March 2017
... cultural identity, also visible in Caribbean carnivals and in regional musical rhythms such as zouk. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 carnival exchange identity zouk From the very moment of its publication in 1989, the Éloge de la créolité and its authors—Jean Bernabé, Patrick Chamoiseau, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 September 2003
... centrifugal, toward carnival, toward Creole, the street, autonomy, mobility, trickery, display, and transience.² As with any schematic opposition, the respectability/reputation dualism is not all-encompassing, yet it is useful in making visible two related and confl icting sets of cultural desires...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 32–42.
Published: 01 September 2004
... celebration of carnival through a sophisticated reconsideration of the language of visual signs used in aesthetic practice of the 1970s in the United States and in “authentic” celebrations of carnival in the Caribbean. Finally, the work constitutes a dialogue with contemporary culture, both literally...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 205–213.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Grant Farred Small Axe Incorporated 2004 The Ellisonian Injunction: Discourse on a Lower Frequency Grant Farred Masking and Power: Carnival and Popular Culture in the Caribbean, Gerard Aching. Minneapo- lis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8166-4018-1 he most...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 214–221.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Harvey Neptune Small Axe Incorporated 2004 The Ellisonian Injunction: Discourse on a Lower Frequency Grant Farred Masking and Power: Carnival and Popular Culture in the Caribbean, Gerard Aching. Minneapo- lis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8166-4018-1 he most...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 222–227.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Nadi Edwards Small Axe Incorporated 2004 The Ellisonian Injunction: Discourse on a Lower Frequency Grant Farred Masking and Power: Carnival and Popular Culture in the Caribbean, Gerard Aching. Minneapo- lis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. ISBN 0-8166-4018-1 he most...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... church organizations, Carnival Improvement committees composed of members of the Creole middle class, cultural entrepreneurs, American recording companies, radio broadcast personnel, and educational programs, to name only a few. As such, competi- tions embody diff erent and, at times, diverging...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 112–122.
Published: 01 July 2017
... indicates a communal aesthetic: the community influences the styles and the act of wearing this jewelry is itself a communal experience because the styles are not unique nor individualized. In this sense the jewelry is worn the way hundreds of members of a section of a carnival band wear the same costumes...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
...- ect. is is the historical stereotype, the nationalist nightmare against which the ideal labors. Both images spring from representations of women in popular culture rituals such as carnival, or through women’s civic organizations and other vehicles of uplift. In the Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2011
... travel narrative After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (2002), both texts commissioned by their publishers for series in which well-known writers are asked to travel anywhere on the globe and write about a “foreign” place. Published only one year apart, theirs are...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 111–119.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., absolute abject alone (except for the fish.) What must atomic people in bubble cities think of you, oh absent father in the cloying night? You left First Place, Poetry Miseria is a carnival with out stoplights where a lone policeman in colonial khaki is casi...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., currently pursuing her doctorate in the Depart- ment of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University, Durham, where she focuses on African diasporic art, with an emphasis on Caribbean performance traditions. Her disserta- tionTrinidad is titled Carnival.” “Carnival Is Woman!: Gender...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 135–141.
Published: 01 November 2010
... chose to do Lanceurs de Corde because I know and like the story—and in Carnival people like to be scared. We are the scariest. The Zel Mathurin are supposed to be frightening—but they are scared of us because they think that they will dirty their fancy satin costumes...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 68–80.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Mouttet, curator of the Medulla Gallery in Port of Spain, sees Nanan's tactility and three-dimensionality and her method of making art as rooted in the “bloodlines” of carnival mas', in how carnival costumes have been produced in the past—“the wire bending and papier-mâché and the creative use of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Yanagisako argues in relation to sentiment in general, pleasure in turn needs to be recognized as a productive force.6 Pleasure is indeed not just 2 See Natasha Barnes, “Body Talk: Notes on Women and Spectacle in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival,” Small Axe, no. 7 (March 2000). “Live performance...