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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 21–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
...: Discourse on Contemporary European and Caribbean Writing in French Mary Gallagher To make a distinction between contemporary European and contemporary Caribbean writ- ing in French is not just to open up the conceptual Pandora’s box of la francophonie but also, if not chiefly, to beg the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 119–143.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and reform interdiscursive Caribbean epistemologies of violence, trauma, and memory that continue to reverberate across space and time. © Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Speaking in Tongues: Metapictures and the Discourse of Violence in Caribbean Art Erica Moiah James Violence is facilitated...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... individualism, though seemingly anomalous to diasporan thought, is in fact an “uncanny” product of the diasporan search for connections across borders. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Fracturing Subjectivities: International Space and the Discourse of Individualism in Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... genealogy and a model for contextualizing the issues, experiences, and approaches that began to be highlighted with the advent of postcolonial studies. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Postcolonial Caribbean Discourse: Transnationalism and Anticolonialism in Creole...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jennifer Rahim Small Axe Incorporated 2006 The Operations of the Closet and the Discourse of Unspeakable Contents in Black Fauns and My Brother Jennifer Rahim This paper examines the operations of the closet in two historically distant texts from the English-speaking...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Wigmoore Francis Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Women in the Discourses of Radical Black Caribbean Men Wigmoore Francis INTRODUCTION t work in the deliberations of black radical thinkers in the nineteenth- and early...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 103–118.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the “blues matrix” and Homi K. Bhabha's theory of culture as enunciation rather than epistemology, Meriwether contends that Brodber's community comes into effect through various cultural discourses, and that these discourses illuminate a novel form of collective agency that is radically different...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 18–35.
Published: 01 July 2014
...” obscure continuities and elide the crucial impact of US imperialism. The practice of the US military occupation (1916–24) in clothing itself in a discourse of democratization and modernization was perpetuated by the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship (1930–61) to long-lasting effect. Through close readings of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Michelle Stephens This essay explores the visual arts for models of an archipelagic way of thinking that is endemic to the Caribbean and yet obscured by nationalist frameworks. Unpacking the ways Caribbean studies is imbricated within and articulated through a number of discourses—area studies, the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Doris L. Garraway This study proposes a new interpretation of the Haitian Revolution and its aftermath by examining the ideological foundations for the emergence of the first monarchy in the postcolonial Atlantic world. The discourse of freedom and the practice of authoritarianism in the Haitian...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 7–23.
Published: 01 July 2011
... its various discourses of homophobia. I suggest that the development of an interpretative practice that brings together queer theory, African diasporic studies, dancehall studies, and performance studies will enable the reading of those elements of dancehall that exceed or go against the grain of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Louis Chude-Sokei In the African diaspora, Jamaica is one of the primary spaces where the discourse of racial or cultural roots becomes sutured to technology and where the political legacies of race, slavery, and imperialism become enshrined in the public sphere of popular music alongside dreams of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 85–98.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Sharina Maillo-Pozo This essay examines Raquel Cepeda’s memoire, Bird of Paradise. How I Became Latina , through the intersections between Dominican latinidad , gender, race, and hip-hop. By exposing other discourses of latinidad as performed and imagined in New York City by an afrodominicana , the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Amanda T. Perry This essay analyzes the long genealogy of Haitian indigenism as an alternative discourse to diaspora in discussing Caribbean identity. It focuses on two moments when indigenous rhetoric becomes prominent: the 1920s cultural movement against the US occupation and the war of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... formal boundaries. Through diverse written and visual contributions, the section presents the Caribbean as a critical space that recognizes an existing foundation yet facilitates and expands conversations between artists and writers who have shaped and are shaping local and global art discourses using...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 85–88.
Published: 01 November 2013
... made to Edouard Glissant's Caribbean Discourse , Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks , and Lawrence Venuti's Rethinking Translation and The Translator's Invisibility . © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 At the heart of each of the five essays that comprise this first special section is an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... as a failed opportunity for creating further dialogue, both within Cuban racial discourse and within a transnational Caribbean context. This essay argues for viewing Cabrera's translation of Césaire's text as a disarticulation : a hopeful gesture of connection and understanding that is ultimately an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 227–243.
Published: 01 November 2013
... against the dominant interpretive discourse the alternative reference points of the artist, who can be seen intervening in the space of the commissioned artwork to confront viewers' expectations about the relationships linking Haiti, art, and catastrophe. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 Mario...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... peripheral genres enable a glimpse of subaltern agency that often evades public discourse. The essay argues that unsanctioned speech forms get us closer to everyday experience, offer a more processual understanding of the unfolding of events, and enable a glimpse at embedded affect that is often occluded...