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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 172–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Curdella Forbes Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs- ing...
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2 Albert Chong, Portrait of My Father Addressing the Spirits , 1990. Gelatin silver print, with inscribed copper mat and black wooden frame; 23 × 18 in. Figure 2. Albert Chong, Portrait of My Father Addressing the Spirits, 1990. Gelatin silver print, with inscribed copper mat and black More
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 4 Gloria confronts her baby’s father in Bellywoman Bangarang , 1978. From left, Lana Finikin, Barbara Gayle, Cerne Stephenson, Jasmine Smith (in shadow), and Lorna Haslam. Photograph by Diane Ellis Figure 4. Gloria confronts her baby’s father in Bellywoman Bangarang, 1978. From left More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 20–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Tzarina T. Prater The central protagonist of Patricia Powell's The Pagoda , Mr. Lowe, is a transgendered figure, a girl named Lau A-yin who is dressed as a boy by her father until she reaches adolescence, when he attempts to sell her into marriage to satisfy debts. She escapes by cutting her hair...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 111–123.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Maziki Thame This essay looks at the place of race in Creole Nationalism in Jamaica. It asserts that Creole Nationalism is also Brown Nationalism in Jamaica and that its racial ideas can be seen through the thought of Norman Manley, the father of Creole Nationalism; his wife Edna, its cultural...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 123–134.
Published: 01 July 2017
... origins of the roti, and Harnarine's 2011 Doubles with Slight Pepper , in which Trinidadian street food features in a story about migration and a father-son relationship. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 film Indo-Caribbean indentureship food In March 2016, a group of artists and scholars met at...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 182–183.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Gibran discovered Rod McKuen later poets I’ve not read in ages I used to own recordings of McKuen’s poems and his songs I’ve not read Rice either for some time used to love him like a brother, like a father, especially his laughter small axe 31 • March 2010 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2009-048...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2019) 23 (2 (2)): 73–79.
Published: 01 July 2019
... father’s love, a heavy gauge, twisted metal that redefined her body’s shape, forged for her a second face, and even now she teeters between two minds, the woman who survived and the teenage girl eternally tethered to the kitchen table as he returns each night, my father, to eat...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 133–148.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to cover up the past due the insufficient funds the inheritance: zero all this palaver to present to the world a simple presentiment of someone of worth my father left … my father left without a sigh or sign his neatly folded newspaper unread a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2005) 9 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... little Apink bits that he scattered all over the stained orange carpet of our rented split-level. We were all horrifi ed, of course, to see Gran walking around in the daytime with just three or four good teeth in her head, but we were still poor in those days and my father couldn’t aff ord good...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
... must be sixteen or seventeen, maybe even more, perhaps much older than the others, maybe even an uncle (in those families, things like that happen, mother and daughter only fourteen years apart, father and son sixteen, uncles and nephews the same age). Th e shortest one could be...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Harold McDermott Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Writing the Autobiography of My Father Curdella Forbes Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid. New York: Farrer, Strauss and Giroux, 2002. ISBN: 0374214948 man, hungry, unable to read or write, curses God. He dies violently, still curs- ing, howling at...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ere is no doubt that the book would have instilled fear in and scandalized Chauvet’s own society; her father, Constant Vieux, was part of the social elite and highly placed in government. Marie Chauvet faced alienation in Haiti from her family and 3. Yanick Lahens, interview with Clarisse...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 177–183.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ayanna Gillian Lloyd © Ayanna Gillian Lloyd 2017 Adah had spent the last two weeks wandering around the hospital but had never seen the mortuary, never once thought of where they would put her father when his bed on Ward 33 was finally empty. She had known it must have been somewhere in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 178–182.
Published: 01 September 2001
... volatile household, which includes a mother who detests the banality of her marriage and the boredom of motherhood, and a violent, emotionally distant father. Fulani presents a multidimensional struggle against racism at the institutional and social levels; against family dysfunction; and against the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 119–138.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Ebony G. Patterson © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 What happens when seventy-two men and one woman die and no one knows who they are? Who were these men and this woman who were killed during the incursion of May 2010? Did they have children? Did they have mothers? Fathers? Did they have...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
... dream her in the next room wrapped tight in dry banana leaves, all her succulent mother-love dried to dust and crumble and silent sighs not even the alarm can detect. But I can hear her silence: she calls to me over the ocean of empty floor, under which my fathers...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 71–82.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... Danticat may have left Haiti at the age of twelve but 1. Jess Row, “Haitian Fathers,” New York Times, Sunday, 9 September 2007, 10. small axe 27 • October 2008 • p 71–82 • ISSN 0799-0537 72 | SX27 • Home Is Where the Heart Is Haiti has always been home for Danticat; it is a place that...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 158–164.
Published: 01 July 2014
... face showing. The place is hazy and a rich amber amid the trees, smoke from the huts of the Amerindian workers wafting across the plantation at sunset, drifting out and hanging over the river like mist. I set out on the walk happy—I am a new father, I am in love, I am a man. I am golden in that...