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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2014
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 123–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the things that I wondered was why you chose Edgar Cairo as your partner for this exhibition? Why engage with Cairo now, in the Netherlands? 8 CL : One thing that is important for me about Cairo is his exploration of a kind of self-evident blackness. When he started to write his columns, he...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Nalini Mohabir This essay engages with visual cues that point to an afterlife of indentureship across a culture, history, and economics of labor, evident as a felt presence or absence in photographic representations of Caribbean persons. The author re-views photographs (both archival and artistic...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
... transformation (creolization). These issues include the constitution of “knowledge” and “evidence,” the value and meaning of empirical research, the relationship between the construction of experience and the construction of a discipline, and the ways that authority and legitimacy are established and maintained...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the essay examines her involvement in leftist politics. During this period, Primus sought to navigate her leftist commitments with her own seemingly nationalist impulses. This is most evident in her support of the “Double V” campaign and her involvement with Popular Front cultural communities and venues...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Sarah L. Lincoln Reading Patrick Chamoiseau's Texaco in terms of Joseph Meeker's notion of the “comedy of survival,” Lincoln argues that the text affirms the pragmatic necessities of survival and continued “opposition,” despite the evident impossibility of resistance at a time of political...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 78–88.
Published: 01 November 2010
... literary oeuvre spans time periods, countries and genres and she consistently situates herself as a global citizen rather than a “Caribbean” or “francophone” writer. The seeds of this nomadic approach are sown in childhood, evident in her autobiographical narratives Le Coeur à rire et à pleurer (1999...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 227–243.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Wendy Asquith As has recently been observed by Matthew J. Smith, “It is a peculiar feature of Haitian historiography that increased production of new literature often follows national crisis.” A parallel pattern has been evident in Haitian visual arts, yet this has not always been at the impulse...
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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)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to explore the intersection of evolution, history, and poetic performance. In many accounts of McKay's early work, scholars have read “Fresh from de Lecture” as evidence of McKay's youthful internalization of imperialist apologism and formal conservatism. Conversely, this essay highlights the poem's...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
...-natural crisis events as evidence, it shows that repetitive states of coconstituted ecological and political-economic devastation create vivid spaces of loss that make clear to the affected that repeating states of dystopia cannot be ruptured by the reiteration of the past political visions of nation...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
... impasse in which early-twenty-first-century France finds itself. In tandem with the analysis of Césaire's essays, the essay examines French justice minister Christiane Taubira's published writings and legislative work as evidence of her related efforts to recast cultural specificity as a source...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
... evident. This essay reflects on this missed cross-disciplinary rendezvous, foregrounding the importance of questions of cultural translation in a Caribbean context but at the same time considering the practical intralinguistic and interlinguistic underpinnings of any analysis of translation...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 90–102.
Published: 01 November 2012
... experiences of her protagonist forces a fundamental rethinking of the psyche, historical evidence, and the temporal relationship of the present to the past. Her novel suggests that silences in the written records are not only absences to be filled with new historical data but also spaces of affect , which...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 23–42.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., and a hilarious e-mail (which Forbes has titled “Puncie”) circulated on the Internet. Arguing that these diachronous texts exemplify a culture of ideological disobedience that is celebrated as evidence of Caribbean identity yet undercuts Caribbean (and diasporic) modes of imagining identity and relation, Forbes...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Nadi Edwards This paper examines the representation of contemporary figures of “bare life” in the context of postcolonial Jamaican modernity. The representation of Kingston as a dystopia is one such trope of bare life, as evident in Kamau Brathwaite's 1994 prose poem, Trench Town Rock...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Curdella Forbes This article addresses a concept of individualism that has emerged in some contemporary Caribbean fictions. I examine the evidence of this in a general way and then with reference to Jamaica Kincaid's Mr. Potter and Colin Channer's Waiting in Vain . I suggest...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 160–165.
Published: 01 November 2021
... that is inclusive of Haiti. Although the limitations of revolutionary masculinity and regional sameness are evident in the text, Betances proposes a politics of unity beyond nationhood that interconnects with later decolonial projects of coliberation. 19 Betances, “Speech,” 177; “Discours,” 169; “Discurso en la...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2022
... textual evidence and employ forensic rhetoric to refute competing claims and vindicate their cause. By elucidating the generic conventions of the mémoire, this essay contributes to the growing body of scholarship on Black writing that has moved beyond the paradigm of the slave narrative toward other forms...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Jenny Sharpe Although the signs of Indo-Jamaican and Afro-Jamaican cohabitation are present in a late-nineteenth-century photographic archive, the visual power of an imperial picturesque obscures the evidence that exists in plain view. The illusion of self-contained villages of imported Indian...
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