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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Angeletta KM Gourdine Small Axe Incorporated 2006 small axe 20 June 2006 p 80 96 ISSN 0799-0537 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...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (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 (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 (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 180–198.
Published: 01 March 2017
... for cultural identity, also visible in Caribbean carnivals and in regional musical rhythms such as zouk. Créolité also comes in for a variety of readings and analyses in the critical realm. A few short years after the publication of the Éloge , the late Richard D. E. Burton followed up a comprehensive...
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Small Axe (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 (2003) 7 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the 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 (2004) 8 (2): 32–42.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 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 (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 (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 (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 (2005) 9 (1): 40–63.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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 interests...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2011
... norms while also working in a genre defined traditionally by its Eurocentricity. My purposeful investigation will focus on John Edgar Wideman’s The Island: Martinique (2003), contrasting it with Edwidge Danticat’s travel narrative After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival...
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Small Axe (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 (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 112–122.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... In this sense the jewelry is worn the way hundreds of members of a section of a carnival band wear the same costumes. During the carnival season there are constant gatherings in mas' camps, steelband yards, and calypso tents, where costumes and music are created collectively. Similarly, Indo-Caribbean jewelry...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 22–43.
Published: 01 July 2017
... with Jerry's work since his foray into “spray” ( spre ) in the mid-2000s, which led to his current status as Haiti's top graffiti artist. I was first exposed to Jerry's oeuvre in the summer of 2008, when I began two years of doctoral research on the street politics of carnival bands and other urban...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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, as recent...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 68–80.
Published: 01 July 2017
... different working methods. One popular one is to decorate and fill every empty space, like a bad carnival costume. This method is mine.” 1 Artistic creativity is an act of faith, a compulsion to reflect reality back to the viewer, to engage with the philosophy of aesthetics that, whether we...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 87–95.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the coming into existence of the West Indies Federation and was staged in the Port of Spain Botanical Gardens on 25 April 1958. Walcott bookends the events in the play by offering an onstage representation of Trinidad carnival masqueraders. The dramatic framing not only serves to locate the sweeping...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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, Performance, and Visual Culture...