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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 59–73.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Velma Pollard; Samuel Furé Davis Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Imported Topics, Foreign Vocabularies: Dread Talk, the Cuban Connection Velma Pollard and Samuel Furé Davis Th e speech associated with Rastafari, labeled variously “I-ance,” “I-yaric,” “Rasta Talk,” and “Dread Talk” (DT...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Celeste Fraser Delgado This essay, a response to Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013), follows Vazquez's lead to “listen in detail” to two ongoing musical projects, conceived and executed in the Little Havana nightclub known as Hoy Como Ayer...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Anne Garland Mahler In 1968, Nicolás Guillén Landrián, Afro-Cuban filmmaker and nephew of poet Nicolás Guillén, was commissioned by the Cuban Film Institute to make a didactic documentary on the Havana Greenbelt agricultural campaign. Instead, Guillén Landrián used this film, Coffea arábiga...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 99–109.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ana Belén Martín Sevillano This essay offers an account of Clara Morera's artistic course, considering the context and quality of her artwork. Morera has been one of the first female Cuban visual artists to formulate a gendered discourse in the plastic arts by making use of the symbolic...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 50–68.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Sarah Margarita Quesada This essay focuses on the “dual” biopolitics of Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando’s Raíces de mi corazón ( Roots of My Heart , 2001). In her film about an antiblack genocide in early-twentieth-century Cuba, Rolando seeks to recover the suppressed 1912 massacre of members...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Emily A. Maguire In 1943, Cuban writer Lydia Cabrera published a Spanish translation of Aimé Césaire's poem Notebook of a Return to the Native Land with illustrations by Cuban artist Wifredo Lam. The translation introduced the concept of Négritude to a Cuban and Spanish-language readership...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 155–166.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Arnaldo M. Cruz-Malavé This examination of José Lezama Lima’s groundbreaking essay on the controversial late-nineteenth-century Cuban poet Julián del Casal situates the essay in the postrevolutionary context in which it first appeared in a Havana newspaper in 1941, a year after the ratification...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 125–141.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Aisha Z. Cort; Antonio López In the context of revolutionary Cuba, discourses of identity are veiled behind discussions and performances of nation and nationality. Consideration of the paradoxical relation of blackness and the Cuban Revolution must consider the historical relation of blackness...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 83–90.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Antonio López; Antonio López This essay introduces a special section on the Afro-Cuban poet and intellectual Nancy Morejón’s 1982 book Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén ( Nation and Mestizaje in Nicolás Guillén ). It sets up the contributors by surveying the literary and political trajectory...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 91–108.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Devyn Spence Benson; Antonio López This essay recovers the history of 1960s and 1970s black movements in Cuba through an examination of works by Afro-Cuban intellectuals and their meetings with Caribbean thinkers to show the coexistence of mestizaje and black consciousness as a defining...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 78–84.
Published: 01 July 2015
...” in Muñoz's work to the work of Antonio Benítez-Rojo, another Cuban/Cuban American scholar who has foregrounded the role of performance in the Caribbean. The author furthermore suggests how Muñoz's later critical work on subjectivity, sexuality, and evidence speaks to queer Dominican cultures, experiences...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alejandra Bronfman This short essay is a response to Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013). It aims to recreate the experience of reading the book and the transformation in listening that the book prompted. Written in both personal and academic...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
...William Luis This essay examines Roberto Fernández Retamar's groundbreaking Calibán (1971) and his revision “Calibán revisitado” (1986), within their historical, political, and literary contexts. A few months before the publication of Calibán , the arrest of Cuban poet Heberto Padilla produced...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Laura Lomas Scholars of Caribbean and translation studies alike are indebted to Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz for bringing into focus the multidirectional vectors of influence in the wake of colonization in his Contrapunteo de tabaco y azucar ( Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 131–154.
Published: 01 November 2019
...José Lezama Lima; Robin Myers In 1941, a young José Lezama Lima, the Cuban poet, essayist, and novelist—who would go on to author the polemically erotic neobaroque masterwork Paradiso (1966) and essays on cultural expression in the Americas, such as “La expresión americana” (1957)—published...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 160–165.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of Caribbean decolonization. This speech represents a unique inter-Caribbean intervention in the anti-imperial struggle of the time. With the Cuban Ten Years’ War against Spain in the background, Betances, in contrast to his fellow Cuban and Puerto Rican activists, advocates a vision of Caribbean sovereignty...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 104–110.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Leticia Alvarado This essay is a brief reflection on Ana Mendieta's Silueta Series, the Cuban diaspora, Latinidad, and ultimately brownness, after the loss of José E. Muñoz. Me haces falta . The phrase animates the pulse, swells in the throat, and threatens to spill from the lids. I fail...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Samantha Pinto This essay argues that there has been a subtle revolution in African diaspora studies that is emerging across very recent scholarship. Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) is part of a larger movement in the field of black diaspora...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 185–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Alexandra T. Vazquez hopes that her Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) can be a historical contribution to the work now being done in the fresh waves of Miami studies. At the generous urging of reviewers Alejandra Bronfman, Celeste Fraser Delgado...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
... advanced by several pioneering scholars. It then provides two concrete examples of the author's own research practice: one of a violent incident in the Cuban Republican era and another of intra-Caribbean migration processes in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As a conclusion, the author...