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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 17–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Winston James Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Becoming the People’s Poet: Claude McKay’s Jamaican Years, 1889-1912 Winston James INTRODUCTION n July 1912 Claude McKay, two months short of his twenty-third birthday, left his island home for study in the United States. McKay would...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 99–110.
Published: 01 November 2010
... production and consider alternative responses to the issues of belonging and cultural identity evoked in the manifesto. I note in particular the absence of Haitian Spiralist writers Frankétienne and Jean-Claude Fignolé from the list of signatories, arguing that the non-inclusion of these authors strikingly...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 103–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rose Réjouis This article argues that the concept of bricolage in the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss is part of a greater poetics, an underdog or “dark horse” poetics that advocates for “the culture of the weak” and embodies an activist historiography. This reexamination of Lévi-Strauss's work is...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alex Benson Claude McKay's “Cudjoe Fresh from de Lecture” first saw print in his 1912 volume Songs of Jamaica . Its speaker, whose voice appears in a densely patterned representation of Jamaican Creole, meditates on biological variation and colonial history. Setting the poem against discourses of...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 71–82.
Published: 01 October 2008
... living in the United States for decades. Among its other treasures, the book provides a rich field for exploration of the Haitian-American diasporic experience. “Night Talkers” tells the story of two young men, Dany and Claude, who have returned to Haiti for what seem to be, at...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 203–212.
Published: 01 November 2013
... for the sole benefit of the Duvalier family and the top echelons of the regime .” 12 Jean-Claude's ascendancy marked a relative rupture with François Duvalier's extremism. Instead of totalitarian continuity between father and son, as Trouillot would have it, there was a manifest decline of...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 87–93.
Published: 01 October 2008
... festival of Haitian films, and was the opening film at the Third Film Festival of Jacmel, Haiti. Many video practitioners work in the field either as producers, cameramen, or editors. Some also work as directors. The most notable among these are Mario Delatour, Jean Fabius, Claude Mancuso, Jean...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 177–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is a remark- able, brilliant, and vital work, one that breaks new ground both in terms of its object of study and in the approach it takes to thinking about and with Haitian writing.1 It is a courageous book, too. As any who have grappled with the works of Frankétienne, Jean-Claude Fignolé...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
...—ultimately relied on racial hierarchization and a divisive community to push agendas that very quickly forgot about (if indeed they had ever been genuinely concerned with) the needs of the nation's most disenfranchised. Claude-Narcisse describes Chauvet's rejection of feminist political community as...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 March 2005
... literature, and political thought, and is currently working on a book- ssmallmall length study of the writings of Marcus Garvey, Claude McKay, and C. L. R. James aaxexe entitled Black Empire: Th e Masculine Global Imaginary of Caribbean Intellectuals in the U.S., 1914–1962 (forthcoming 2005...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 186–188.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Program francophone at Barnard literature College, and postcolonial New York. She studies. has lecturedRecent essaysand published appear inwidely theJournal in the of Postcolonial Writings and the Journal of Haitian Studies, and articles on Haitian novelist Jean-Claude Fignolé are forthcoming in...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 199–207.
Published: 01 November 2012
...) is dazzled by the richness of the irrational. Of what They deem such but which, in fact, is no more than a rational that has not yet been inventoried. Not yet examined. ––Jean-Claude Fignolé, Vœu de voyage et intention romanesque As of this writing, Haiti is more or less all earthquake, all...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 150–158.
Published: 01 September 2003
... CCobhamobham at work in Claude McKay’s comments on his father’s independence in his interactions with white missionaries in late-nineteenth-century Jamaica. In a chapter called “White Friends” in his autobiography, A Long Way from Home, McKay describes his father’s atti- tudes as ranging from cordiality...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 159–167.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Englishness, instead of, as Belinda Edmondson has shown us for fi gures such as George Lamming and Claude McKay, deeply infl ected by it.¹ In Civilising Subjects, we see how events in Morant Bay, Jamaica, in 1865 resonated not just in the halls of London’s Colonial Offi ce or in the editorials that...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Kouyaté, George Pad- more, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and W. E. B. Du Bois. Edwards off ers inno- vative approaches to the ways in which we read race, nation, language, and diaspora. Translation, he posits, articulates diaspora as a negotiation of linguistic, cultural, and national diff erences...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 119–143.
Published: 01 March 2012
... portrait that communicates the depth of violence, terror, and upheaval Haiti experienced during the reign of François “Papa Doc” Duvalier and Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s ordained rise to leadership. And in still another guise, it is a container of history and memory, a...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 50–63.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not seek to safeguard his family through killing the gorille ; nor does he seek to secure the family's territory, as do the Claudes. His plan to kill the gorille becomes an end in itself, an ethical act, with no delusions about controlling the consequences of his action. Paul's mother contemplates...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 100–111.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Black Internationalisms: West Indian Radicals and The Practice of Diaspora Michelle Stephens ne of Claude McKay’s unique contributions to the fi eld of transnational black studies was his ability to bridge the multiple cultural worlds of the African dias- Opora. As much as...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
... particular dinner table. So Rupert Gray marries the white liberal’s daughter and inherits the plantation, visits Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute (where both Claude McKay and Marcus Garvey would find themselves later in that decade), and refuses offers from both the English aristocrat and the...