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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 138–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Christopher Winks This essay explores the enduring relevance and challenges of Caribbean Négritude poetry, with specific emphasis on the work and thought of Aimé Césaire and Léon-Gontran Damas. The decolonizing imperative that speaks through their work retains an agonic immediacy and political...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Souleymane Bachir Diagne We need to reassess our reading of Negritude literature. Justice is not done to the literary, philosophical, and political movement founded by Aimé Césaire, Léon-Gontran Damas, and Léopold Sédar Senghor when it is simply considered an essentialist reversal of colonial...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Césaire, Léopold Senghor, and Léon Damas. Négritude becomes a “story of representative colored men,” he notes (pp. 120–21). Who can forget Aimé Césaire’s disparaging negation of the soeurs Nardal’s Clamart salon and bilingual journal La Revue du monde noir/Th e Review of the Black...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of African cultural history, and the philosophy it elaborates, informs Senghor’s conception of Negritude and its relation to the past. But for Césaire, Senghor, and Damas, Negritude was not merely the valorization of black cultural heritage; it also represents a historical break. Although they...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 86–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Wilks, Noland, Diagne, and Nesbitt contribute to a renewed understanding of Césaire's legacy as a living legacy? For Wilks, it involves extending the Césairean heritage to include his wife, that “Madonna” of the Negritude trinity posited by Damas and proponent of feminist intersectionality avant la...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 119–123.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., and who may have attended the meetings at the home of Madame Paulette Nardal, a committed defender of the Antillean and black personality. He met the Senegalese Léopold Sédar Senghor and the Guyanese Léon-Gontran Damas, forming the inseparable trio of Negritude, but above all, in...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ‘Disaster, disaster, speak to me of the disaster.’” 47 Chamoiseau must have written Césaire, Perse, Glissant in some haste, for he shows in Texaco that he knows perfectly well who penned the lines from “Hoquet”; on page 357 he cites the same lines and attributes them correctly to Damas. 48...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 80–88.
Published: 01 November 2011
... tribute to the poem “Hoquet” by the cofounder of Negritude Léon Gontran Damas, in which Damas denounces the tragedies of assimilation and mimicry and addresses themes of alienation and loss.3 A sailor’s song, written in a local dialect, finishes the series of epigraphs. This allusion to...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): v–viii.
Published: 01 October 2008
...—the Paris-based L’étudiant noir of the 1930s (which he founded with fellow students Léopold Sédar Senghor and Léon-Gontran Damas), and the Fort-de-France-based Tropiques of the 1940s (which he founded with Suzanne Césaire, René Ménil, and others shortly after his return to...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 57–69.
Published: 01 March 2017
... reference to classical forms that underscores the stage-like setting made for historic tragedies. There is a circle of light, a purposeful illumination, in the center of Figure 5. Rachelle Mozman, Las damas , from the series Casa de mujeres , 2010. C-print, 19 × 22 in. Courtesy of El Museo del Barrio...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
... movements—especially women—as mere facilitators, if not overlooking their contributions altogether. For much of the twentieth century, paternal imagery prevailed in francophone Caribbean literary histories, with Léon-Gontran Damas famously describing Léopold Sédar Senghor (Father), Aimé Césaire (Son), and...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 72–84.
Published: 01 July 2018
... become an active member of the early feminist movement; she was president of her local Club de Damas (Ladies’ Club) and a founding member of the capital city’s Acción Feminista Dominicana (Dominican Feminist Action). Through the latter she played a decisive role in the push for suffrage and, in part...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
... de Toledo, Visiter le Flurkistan, ou les illusions de la littérature monde (Paris: PUF, 2008). 33 • November 2010 • Charles Forsdick  |  127 such as Aimé Césaire, Léon-Gontran Damas, and—in their immediate wake—Glissant himself suggest the...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... which “the ideal partner for most males seems to be in their words, a commodity: ‘ dama en la calle, cuero en la cama y chopa en la casa ’ (a lady in the streets, a nymphet in bed and a servant at home).” 37 The investment in masculinity, De Moya concludes, is about domination: “It does not matter...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by the Gulf of Las Damas, having the wind astern, so that in two months and six days after our departure from St. Lucar, we got sight of an island named La Deseade, which is the first island that pilots must necessarily recognize in going to all the other islands and ports of the Indies. We were...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 35–62.
Published: 01 November 2013
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002