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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 4 A. Duperly and Sons, Me and My Family , ca. 1900. Photographic plate 67 in Picturesque Jamaica More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 12. Members of one family escaping with their house. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Sharlene Khan, Family , 2016. Mixed media, 29 × 37 cm. Courtesy of the artist More
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 5 Author’s family in El Cercado, Dominican Republic, 1962. Photographer unknown. Author’s family collection, Santo Domingo. More
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 69–85.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and identity anchored in the political upheavals of the Cold War. This essay examines how the contemporary Caribbean writers Julia Álvarez, Junot Díaz, and Edwidge Danticat use familial dynamics to bring forth the multifaceted and complex realities of transnational communities, dispel ideas of cultural...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Tao Leigh Goffe This essay focuses on artwork that centers family photographs and home movies as a point of departure to trouble the conventional family album in order to narrate a story about Caribbean Chinese kinship. In the art examined, personal visual archives are used to respond to the lacuna...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the juxtapositions of various voices this work examines how the legacy of black families in the Caribbean connects with the stories of European maritime `hero's, such as Frances Drake, Christopher Columbus, Walter Raleigh and James Cook. Images of state sanctioned and educational authorities are placed alongside...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Valérie Loichot This essay sheds light on family relations in Octavia Butler's fantasy neo-slave narrative Kindred (1979) through Édouard Glissant's theories of kinship and Relation. This comparative gesture thus relate Glissant's Caribbean texts to an unlikely kin, a Californian African American...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Jamaican national becoming by insisting on the creative power of Jamaica's racial and cultural heterogeneity. On the one hand, the memoir honors domesticity as the necessary and valuable work of nurturing family and community while maintaining discreet lines of demarcation between the persona...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 186–197.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Eddie Chambers This discussion essay on Hazel V. Carby’s Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands considers the contrasting ways the dominant society and the people of the African diaspora approach and regard research into family histories. Beginning with reflections on the somewhat dreaded...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 154–162.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Petra R. Rivera-Rideau This essay applies Ren Ellis Neyra’s concepts of defiance, solidarity, and mulitpoetic sensorial listening from The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics (2020) to the author’s own family story about how her great-aunt ate the telegram announcing her...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Duppy Treez (detail), 2013. Mixed media on paper; 78.5 × 63 in. Collection of Vascovitz Family Collection, Seattle. Photo courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 5 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper and graphite, 8.46 × 10.98 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 8 Josef Nassy, Beverloo 1943 , n.d. Oil on canvas, 19.72 × 15.98 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 9 Josef Nassy, Tittmoning 1943 , n.d. Oil on canvas, 15.98 × 19.96 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 7 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper, graphite, and crayon; 9.09 × 6.34 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gifts of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photographs by the author More
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 161–173.
Published: 01 November 2009
... an alliance with the bourgeoisie and the foreign troika. The article assesses the role of corruption and violence by Aristide and his Lavalas Family party in his second overthrow. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Indefensible: On Aristide, Violence, and Democracy Alex Dupuy In their assessments of my...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of the publications from this period associated with the Manley family, the newspaper Public Opinion and the literary journal Focus , speaks to the alliance but also the cleavages between the political and the literary. It looks at Public Opinion 's publication history from its founding in 1937 through...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Christopher Ian Foster This essay considers Maryse Condé's Guadeloupean mystery novel Crossing the Mangrove as emblematic of a “politics of crossing.” The novel's queer critical praxis presents a rigorous challenge to normative (often oppressive) communities embodied by the individual, the family...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 73–79.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the poet and women in her family have insisted on survival. These poems bear shifts in landscape and language, namely, from St. Lucia to the United States, from Antillean Creole to American English. Part of a manuscript in progress, the poems seek to probe inherited and lived-through pain so as to move...