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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... L. R. James's varied coteries throughout Italy, the author argues that James's methodological innovations in the field of slave historiography were central to the formulation of strategies of refusal and flight eventually popularized in Hardt and Negri's Empire . These methodological homologies...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by an understanding of the plantation as a historical and empirical site marked by protective borders and boundaries. 2 Yet when considered in relation to marronage, the plantation is revealed and reframed as an unstable site of flight, resistance, rebellion, and returns, as well as of colonial anxieties...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 144–153.
Published: 01 July 2022
... flight in the Puerto Rican archipelago, establishing a distinct relation to Spanish then US colonialism. Before and after it became a key site of military capture, exercise, and economic profit, as Ayala and Bolívar document, Vieques’s long history as a “Caribbean frontier” established key differences...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for many of the women in the novel, for example, or the economic violence that causes Désinore “the Haitian” to abscond from Haiti to Guadeloupe, characterize the oppressive and normative circumstances eliciting flight. Désinore locates the continued enslavement of Haitians as the very catalyst for his...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... The helpful but limited language of petit marronage (“temporary” flight or “repetitive or periodic truancy”) and grand marronage (“permanent,” alternative community formation) took hold elsewhere in more historical, ethnographic, or political economic discourses focusing on French and Dutch as well...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 175–185.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as the central text of explicit and implicit reference—as a kind of “ground zero” of the imagination in African diasporic subjects, or as the lingering “anxiety of influence” that fires each subject's rhetorical flights, or as the unarrested unquiet phantasm that, not unlike the way that Octavia Butler's...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 24–44.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and Indigenous terms in his text. In “Iniciación del vuelo” (“Initiation of Flight”), the opening poem of the first movement “Cantos rituales” (“Ritual Songs”), Rueda writes, “ Bon soir la societé ,” a phrase that commonly begins Haitian Vodou and Dominican Vodú rituals. 48 Scholars use the term Vodú...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 113–128.
Published: 01 March 2016
... attune us to practices of living that are either obscured by liberal-humanist accounts of modernity or rendered into the ethical grounds of the critique of man. However, what unfolds beyond the domain of man is constitutive of social forms that manifest as a constant escape or flight of lost bodies from...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 112–132.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., protagonist of “1 e Schooner Flight, ” affi rms I know these islands from Monos to Nassau, a rusty head sailor with sea-green eyes that they nickname Shabine, the patois for any red nigger, and I, Shabine, saw when these slums of empire was paradise. I’m just a red nigger who love...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and one. In early September we flew from London to Lagos, the capital of Nigeria, but that simple statement utterly fails to describe the discombobulation of our first flight by Nigeria Airlines. As we found out, obtaining a ticket and turning up for the flight constituted merely the prelude to our actual...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2018
... their intelligibility. Undoubtedly, in many ways it is the work of Hannah Arendt that has given a certain impetus and direction to contemporary considerations of evil and to the prevailing place of the Holocaust in them. Famously, in an early review, “Nightmare and Flight,” she offered the prescient suggestion...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 170–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 28  archM 2009 • Terry Boddie   |  177 Ferry 178  |  The Residue of Memory Jumbie 28  archM 2009 • Terry Boddie   |  179 Flight 180  |  The Residue of Memory Pulse ...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and their immaterial counterparts are not necessarily encased in, or tracked by, bodily armature and artifact, and the flights of spirits turn them into transcultural phenomena read through multiple cultural lenses. Our challenge is to explore the ways diaspora, as theory and as lived experience, can reconcile...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 185–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
...—is the quality we envision and seek out in interlocutors. Through this published exchange we get to imagine the other, and what the other hears without prescribing or correcting it, and we will add more song responses as notes for future flight. Her ethos of leaving open the possibilities of mutual, open cues...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 94–103.
Published: 01 July 2015
... performance art, La Lupe emerges as an important precursor of the artistic movement” and presents us with “an alternative genealogy of performance art, one in which a Caribbean queen reigns high” (182). What happens at this moment is a reshifting of performance art history—one whose flight plan is no longer...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 111–117.
Published: 01 July 2010
... he’d come back as a bird, but I believe the birds had heard the news, for he had been the best shot, so they had sent knowing flights to see that this giant...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
... as marronage in flight and antistate responses. Decolonization as a political future links both projects not only in the foundation of modern nation-states but also in the formation of cultural nationalism. This is key for the representations of landscape and territory, as we see clearly in the essays...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 61–79.
Published: 01 June 2006
... account of this see Maria Cristina Fumagalli, The Flight of the Vernacular: Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott and the Impress of Dante (Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2001), 187–224. 8. Derek Walcott, Omeros (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990), 286–87. Subsequent references to this work appear...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... research on flight in, above, and between Barbados, Jamaica, and England, and is now writing a book, tentatively titled “Empire in the Air: Speed, Perception, and Airline Travel in the Atlantic World,” based on her dissertation. She is also coeditor of Anthrohistory: Unsettling Knowledge...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., archival, and ethnographic stories from Barbados, Britain, Jamaica, Anegada, and the United States. The stories show how the transition from horizontal to verti- cal travel transformed lives. As artificial flight penetrated the above, it altered the shape of empire. Airborne...