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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 178–182.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Meredith M. Gadsby Small Axe Incorporated 2001 REVIEWS Seasons of Exile and Rebirth Meredith M. Gadsby Seasons of Dust, Ifeona Fulani. New York and London: Harlem River Press, 1997. 261 pages. easons of Dust, Ifeona Fulani’s fi rst novel, speaks poetically and with sincerity...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rachel Manley Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Thoughts on Writing from Exile Rachel Manley e True History of Paradise, Margaret Cezair-! ompson. New York: Dutton, 2000. ISBN 0-525-94490-7. “You realize you live in Paradise?” “Only because you’ve told me a hundred...
Published: 01 November 2018
Antonio Benítez-Rojo in exile. Amherst, Massachusetts, 1989. Photograph by Gigi Kaeser. Used by permission. More
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 235–241.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Roshini Kempadoo Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Imaging historical traces: Virtual Exiles project [2000] [httpwww.mediascot.org/exiles/ve/index.html] Roshini Kempadoo Virtual Exiles is a digital print and Internet artwork, based on material from Guyana I collected and created between...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... marks Guyanese and Caribbean experience to this day). The interviewers focus on the scholar’s career highlights and finally turn to the space that all wide-ranging departures and journeys beyond the nation encounter (regardless of emotional investments)—the place of exile and diaspora. NM...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Bongie (Islands and Exiles, 1998) and Peter Hallward (Absolutely Postcolonial: Writing between the Singular and the Specific, 2002), and argue that, contrary to their assumption that `late' Glissant has abandoned political commitment, the later texts explore the possibilities of new kinds of political...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 32–41.
Published: 01 October 2008
... narratives of exile and return, the article argues that authors such as Dany Laferrière and Edwidge Danticat offer post-territorial understandings of culture and nation. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 Fictions of Displacement: Locating Modern Haitian Narratives J. Michael...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 39–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Elvira Pulitano This interview addresses some of the most important issues explored in the fiction and nonfiction of Edwidge Danticat, such as migration, exile, home, language, Dyaspora, and the connection between stories and human rights action. The interview also discusses Danticat's activist...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 1–21.
Published: 01 July 2012
... formation. The case resurfaces (m)other, ressentiment , hybridity, exile, and the notion of postkilling as the terms of this reexamination. Using Homi Bhabha and Achille Mbembe, Griffin reconsiders C. L. R. James's construction of West Indian identity as the preparedness for violence and victory in terms...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 203–208.
Published: 01 November 2017
... extent do exile and the condition of the living-dead reproduce distinct dynamics and re-interpretations of Burgos? Departing from Jean Luc Nancy's notion of community as “the excess that make[s] up finite being” and the Freudian notion of mourning in relation to diaspora communities, the author examines...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2002
... George Lamming, who asserts the aaxexe ethnic and cultural underpinnings of art and language. In e Pleasures of Exile, pub- lished in 1960 on the eve of decolonization, Lamming relates the issues of Caribbean otherness, identity, language, and literature...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Laferrière stands between the 1960s Dgeneration of exiled Haitian authors (Franck Fouché, Paul Laraque, Roger Dorsin- ville, Roland Morisseau, Anthony Phelps, and Émile Ollivier) and a newer group that has less direct experience of the violence and tension of the Duvalier years and which includes Joël...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
... work since Carter’s 1980 collection Poems of Affinity 1978–1980. Why did Lamming and Carter stop publishing after such promising beginnings? In Lamming’s case, the standard response of Caribbean critics has been that exile eventually took a toll on him...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... The voyage of Cahier 's translation in this way parallels the voyages of the writer and translator themselves. Connected as they are by exile/uprooting, ambivalent returns to the native land, and links to surrealism, it is possible to see Césaire's text—and the translation of it—as expressing elements...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 69–77.
Published: 01 November 2010
... political practice to retreat from the universal and promote a rhetoric of what J. Michael Dash calls “grounded difference” and “territorial suf- ficiency.” Firmin’s letters written in exile on St. Thomas lay bare his reservations about the increasing insularity and the growing “xenophobic reflex...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., is revealed to hold true despite the near certainty that the lover will never return. Familiar to so many Cubans, on and off the island, who are separated from loved ones, this sentiment also could be applied to the nation as a whole, both on the island and in exile. Yet, as Vazquez implies throughout her...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of Jamaican literature, including a dialogue about the relationship between and functions of writers at home and in exile. Yet what is meaningful to underscore is that they were engaged in a process of dialogue . Though Stuart Hall, for instance, had left Jamaica by 1951, the 1956 Focus contains two of his...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2009
... combination of cold war hegemony and white supremacy was wide and affected the political choices of many. For George Lamming, the enabling possibilities of what he called exile—in his case, travel to the United States on a Guggenheim fellowship—were soured by the lengthy interrogation...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 129–139.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Antonio Benítez-Rojo in exile. Amherst, Massachusetts, 1989. Photograph by Gigi Kaeser. Used by permission. ...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2005
... cally at the representation of the exile’s return in Iorder to imagine the future trajectory of Caribbean letters.¹ Seymour laments the common thread that emerges in the novels of writers such as V. S. Naipaul, George Lam- ming, and John Hearne—the negative depiction of the migrant male. Th e male...