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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... literature, postcolonial literature, and Caribbean studies, situating these shifts and movements within and against the backdrop of histories of decolonization. Birbalsingh’s early years in a plantation colony become prologue to his experience of education as a pathway to migration (a brain drain that still...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Lowell Fiet Work on Sargasso as an independent journal of Caribbean literature, language, and culture began at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in 1983. After a successful, but not uncomplicated, launching of its first issue in 1984, the journal received support and contributions from important...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Jocelyn Fenton Stitt This essay argues that Jamaican-American Michelle Cliff's writing should be understood within a new interpretive framework which sees post-independence Caribbean literature as inheriting gendered and raced legacies of Romantic nationalism. While Cliff's early work shows...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 2001: pp. 1–20 ISSN 0799-0537 about how he came to be interested in producing and editing a BBC program on early Caribbean literature: I mean, one had the sort of “left-wing” view of encouraging people who had had a raw deal, ssmallmall really . . . and my problem of course...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 31–51.
Published: 01 November 2022
... would, in different ways, have to contend with McTurk’s minstrel legacy. B.Etherington@westernsydney.edu.au Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022 “Quow” (Michael McTurk) Creole poetry literary minstrelsy early Caribbean literature historical poetics The early phases...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario This essay introduces the special section “The Idea of Hispanophone Caribbean Studies” with a focus on hispanopone Caribbean literature and how it is situated in the region and in the diaspora. The essay suggests the need for creating spaces of dialogue and communication...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 55–71.
Published: 01 March 2014
... they eat the babies, and no white man can own a yard of land.” 9 Froude's comments have long been dismissed by scholars. 10 Yet his perspective was indicative of the prevailing interpretation of postrevolutionary Haiti that dominated the history writing on the Caribbean in the early part of the last...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 201–204.
Published: 01 July 2023
... , Postcolonial Text, Research in African Literature, Small Axe , and Transition , as well as in numerous critical anthologies. Her current book project, “Amital Queer: Aunts, Auntie Men, and Other Anansis,” examines how Caribbean writers engage the figure of the aunt. V ictoria J. C ollis -B uthelezi...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to the literary anthology published to mark Jamaican independence. Brathwaite, who had returned to the Caribbean in the early 1960s, left the UWI history department in 1971 to teach at the University of Nairobi on a fellowship issued as part of that university’s restructuring of the study of literature. 48...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... but not traced, impossible to do without “Black Metamorphosis.” See Norval Edwards, “‘Talking about a Little Culture’: Sylvia Wynter's Early Essays,” Journal of West Indian Literature 10, nos. 1–2 (2001): 12–38, for a comprehensive introduction to Wynter's Caribbean essays prior to her departure for the United...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 205–208.
Published: 01 March 2022
... scholar whose research and writing focus on the creative processes of writers and visual artists, in particular, their critical inquiries into historical archives and notions of archiving. She is a former Fulbright and Leverhulme Fellow and has published her work in Caribbean Literature in Transition...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 51–71.
Published: 01 July 2023
... for publishing my preliminary research work on African languages in the Caribbean. By February 1971 I had secured a grant from the Sub-Committee on Linguistics to return to Trinidad to collect more material by way of fieldwork. Thereafter, my academic interests were to be divided between literature...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
... their confidence in the authority of their own literary discourse increasingly wavers, even as they point towards how a new, postcolonial Caribbean literature might find an occasion for speaking. Martin Carter and George Lamming were both born in British colonies in 1927, Carter in British Guiana (now...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 18–32.
Published: 01 July 2023
...” and claiming the identities and communities contained within this negative space as a significant influence in the transition of Caribbean literature. Brodber often relates that her early work was restricted by the language and culture of the Caribbean literary elite. In a 1989 study of Jamaican education...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... García, “Translating Blackness: Early Modern Spanish Humanism and African Subjects in Peru and New Granada, 1580–1690” (PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, 2013); and for the contemporary period, see Lina Martínez-Hernández, “Bodies of Refusal: Negative Relationality in Hispanic Caribbean Literature...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 186–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Contributors Stéphanie Bérard is assistant professor in the Department of French Language and Literature at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Her research deals with francophone and creolo- phone Caribbean theater from Guadeloupe and Martinique. She...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Kathleen DeGuzman This essay argues for an archipelagic rethinking of Jean Rhys’s novel Wide Sargasso Sea , which has long had an uneasy fit into the category of Caribbean literature. It does so by drawing from archipelagic studies and its distinction between islands as discrete, closed-off...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the rare juxtaposition with the anglophone and francophone Caribbean; in Latin American and US Latina/o studies she presents the rarely discussed case of Dominican literature; and in Caribbean studies, she adds to a growing but still scant body of scholarship that takes gender as a serious object...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 172–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
...” and elsewhere in his work to “abandon dead metaphors,” Ismond argues that Walcott’s theoretical pro- Small Axe 13, March 2003: pp. 177–180 ISSN 0799-0537 nouncements during the early phase of his literary career signal the superstructure of a Caribbean aesthetic that is echoed and amplifi ed...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2003
...” and elsewhere in his work to “abandon dead metaphors,” Ismond argues that Walcott’s theoretical pro- Small Axe 13, March 2003: pp. 177–180 ISSN 0799-0537 nouncements during the early phase of his literary career signal the superstructure of a Caribbean aesthetic that is echoed and amplifi ed...