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Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1 Joscelyn Gardner, Bromeliad penguin (Abba) , 2011, from the Creole Portraits III: “bringing down the flowers . . .” series, 2009–11. Hand-colored stone lithograph on frosted mylar, 24 in. × 36 in. Used by permission of the artist. Photograph by John Tamblyn Figure 1. Joscelyn More
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Evelyn O'Callaghan With reference to a little known nineteenth century novel by an Antiguan creole woman, With Silent Tread (c1890), this paper examines the different ways in which female creole whiteness is constructed in the West Indies and in England. Paradoxically, “transcultural whiteness...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leah Rosenberg Faith Smith's Creole Recitations offers a feminist critique and compelling alternative to the dominant narratives of Trinidadian and black nationalism. Smith's analysis of Thomas's participation in the anglophone Caribbean public sphere of the late nineteenth century makes visible...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo Apart from the fact that it is one of very few book-length studies of a Caribbean-based British Caribbean black intellectual from the nineteenth century, and one of even fewer written by a literary studies scholar, Faith L. Smith's Creole Recitations stands out because of the...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2010
... country was heavily restricted and monitored. “Creole Japan” comes from a talk given at the international symposium “Situations créoles,” organized by the Canada Research Chair in Comparative History of Memory at the University of Québec at Montreal, 29–30 May 2003. A first French version was...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... that draws provocative conclusions about genre and narrative in the creole novel in response to which I would like to situate Confiant's writing. For Apter, créolité in the novel refers less to the political forms of narrative hybridity with which it is generally associated and, instead, speaks...
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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 (2006) 10 (3): 87–104.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Vivian Nun Halloran Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Race, Creole, and National Identities in Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea and Phillips’s Cambridge Vivian Nun Halloran As postmodern historical novels dramatizing slavery and its legacy in the anglophone Carib- bean islands, Jean Rhys’s...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 111–119.
Published: 01 July 2015
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 71–118.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 111–123.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Maziki Thame This essay looks at the place of race in Creole Nationalism in Jamaica. It asserts that Creole Nationalism is also Brown Nationalism in Jamaica and that its racial ideas can be seen through the thought of Norman Manley, the father of Creole Nationalism; his wife Edna, its cultural...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Martin Munro; Celia Britton This essay introduces part 1 of a special section on the créolité movement—“Eulogizing Creoleness? Rereading Éloge de la créolité ”—in which a variety of essays explore and assess the impact, twenty-five-plus years on, of the controversial manifesto by Patrick Chamoiseau...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the signifier. She launched the festival Patrimoine Créole (Creole Heritage) in 1992, which was superseded in 1997 by the Festival Créole; titled her 2005 novel La véranda créole ; and included as a preface to her fifth novel a brief history of “les créoles,” celebrating the mixing and the fusion...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 222–227.
Published: 01 September 2004
... cannot “see” herself, she at least is alive, unlike the deceased Solibo, the conteur (“artist of the cry”) of Chamoiseau’s novel who symbolizes the “mori- bund body of Creole oral traditions” (136). Th rough the conteur, much like with Th e ssmallmall Dragon Can’t Dance, Chamoiseau charts...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Percy C. Hintzen Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Creoleness and Nationalism in Guyanese Anticolonialism and Postcolonial Formation Percy C. Hintzen n analysis of the postcolonial formation of Guyana (formerly the English colony of British Guiana) and its relationship to...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2018
... already paid homage to Hearn and his creolized personal history in their 1991 history of creole literature, Lettres créoles . But they push the ethnographic component of creole literary history in other directions, too, redirecting créolité through anthropology and ethnographic fiction. Thus...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 103–114.
Published: 01 March 2018
... this contradiction, in relation to Texaco in particular, and the character of the mulatto in the whole of Chamoiseau’s work. 12 It is true that one can posit a sort of ideal creole, Marie-Sophie Laborieux, for example, in opposition to the alienated character who “ en état de créole ” cannot...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 113–124.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Christina Kullberg In French Caribbean literature, translations from Creole to French, along with the inclusion of Creole orality in novels written in French, constitute a broader form of intracultural translation that expose problematic tensions between sameness and difference. The essay starts by...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 90–106.
Published: 01 November 2014
... discourse, he uses the French to speak to the validity of Creole, which he explains thus: Chez nous, le passage du créole au français et vice versa comme un art subtil … fait alterner une manière de distinction et de convenance sociales avec le pur plaisir du mot et de la parole dans la bouche. Le grand...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... dialectic relationship with creole and creoleness as two different fictive ethnicities that are signified differently in Latin America and the French and Anglo-Caribbean, respectively. The essay concludes with a proposal for the Spanish Caribbean as a heuristic that reconnects Spanish, Anglo-, and French...