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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 164–173.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the passing of Phyllis Coard, a friend suggested that I might write an essay about the late Jamaican feminist. I had purchased Coard’s memoir, Unchained: A Caribbean Woman’s Journey through Invasion, Incarceration, and Liberation , a few months earlier and started reading, but I put it down after a few...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 84–97.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Luis Othoniel Rosa This essay studies how the writings and praxis of loud-reading in tobacco factories of the Puerto Rican anarcha-feminist Luisa Capetillo (1882–1922) exemplifies what can be called a “pedagogy of unruliness.” This hypothesis is that unruliness is a teachable form of knowledge...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 89–99.
Published: 01 July 2019
.... No one comes out. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 satire Caribbean literature feminist writing animal fiction Trinidadian fiction surrealist literature First Place, Short Fiction Bad territory. I been worse places: Colombia, in the jungle with the narcos. Watch one...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... imposed on hers.” 5 Women, seen through a girl’s eyes when she was young and a feminist’s eyes when she began to study, led her to write about “the compromises, the arguments, the conflicts in the domestic sphere, or in the wider society, by legislation, media debates, or other organized...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... termed jametteness , by employing the writings of feminist writer Toril Moi. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 De Jamette in We: Redefining Performance in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival Samantha A. Noel From the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, the poor black woman who defied standards...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
... condition ironically papers over, trumps, the “contradictory” theorizing and practice, if you will, of diasporic feminist writing. Despite a review of Augusta Savage’s work in La Dépeche africaine, the “multi-culti” editorial collective of La Revue du monde noir/Th e Review of the Black World, which...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 260–265.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... She publishes in the areas of Indo-Caribbean literature, feminist writing, and the connections between the Caribbean and other sites of the indentureship diaspora. She serves as an editor of the Journal of West Indian Literature . Her coedited collection (with Gabrielle Hosein) Indo-Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2022
... 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022 Soleida Ríos M. NourbeSe Philip the body Caribbean women’s subjectivities The 1980s were a generative period of creative production, as the increased publication of Caribbean women’s writing accompanied growth in transnational Caribbean feminist movements. 1...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 115–127.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of Minnesota Press, 2000), 41. 7 For a substantive analysis and context of Dominican feminist writings, please see Ginetta E. B. Candelario, Elizabeth S. Manley, and April J. Mayes, eds., Cien años de feminismos dominicanos: Una colección de documentos y escrituras clave en la formación y evolución del...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and complexity) by black women writing during the same period as Jones’s activism, a period that predates the black feminist movement; they created a body of work that is in its earliest formulations already diasporic and transnational. I am thinking here of the literary contributions...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 139–153.
Published: 01 October 2007
... and produces acts which ignite and co-write the other (“He Loves Me,” Who is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds, Vol. 1, 2000). 12. For general discussion of feminist pedagogy see, for example: Hilda Hinds, Working Out: New Directions For Wom- en’s Studies, Gender and Society Series: Feminist Perspective...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Literature: Remitting the Text (New York: Routledge, 2011). Here again, as with Donette Francis’s work, we might note how Caribbean feminist writing and criticism have proven useful to rethinking unidirectional narratives of Caribbean literary historiography. 65 Page, Transnational Negotiations , 1...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Annalee Davis; Joscelyn Gardner; Erica Moiah James; Jerry Philogene This special section focuses on the work of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean and its diaspora across linguistic, geographic, material...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 19–33.
Published: 01 March 2023
... in this world”—the second title of this essay and the only words that Andaiye could write after hearing about Lorde’s death 5 —argues that the relationship between Andaiye and Lorde exemplifies a Black feminist ethic of care and provides an avenue to explore a Black transnational sisterhood that emerged...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 154–161.
Published: 01 March 2023
... adopted after a protracted political battle as Bâ was writing her book. But far from being written to lionize the reforms, Letter is just as much a dramatization of the limitations of legal measures alone as a strategy with which to pursue feminist aims. In a stunning speech to the Senegalese National...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Dominicans to question formulations of LGBT civil rights activism driven by NGO resources. The essay contends that under neoliberal development, Santo Domingo’s LGBT Pride festivities, such as the Caravana del Orgullo Gay, come to overshadow long-standing Dominican feminist coalitions and collective...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 68–73.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Julio Ramos This brief essay is an introduction to the work of Puerto Rican anarchist and feminist activist and writer Luisa Capetillo (1882–1922) and opens the special section on Capetillo in this issue of Small Axe . ramosjuliox@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Small Axe, Inc. 2022...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2022
... la tribuna,” is forthcoming from Editora Educación Emergente. 9 Roberta Hurtado, Decolonial Puerto Rican Women’s Writings: Subversion in the Flesh (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Mac-millan, 2019), 3. My review is forthcoming in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy . 10 “Outside...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...—in object, but also in theory and practice. In other words, when women are doing the performing, how are we writing about it? And when they aren't, are we still theorizing and analyzing gender? What's feminist—what could be feminist—about sound studies, even when it doesn't “take on” woman as object...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 154–166.
Published: 01 October 2007
...; the importance of bringing sex to our engagement of the erotic and to our experience of the Sacred; and the urgency of addressing the analytic and political fissures between Caribbean feminists at home and those abroad . It ends by underscoring the need for a collective politics that re-imagines our deep...