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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rebeca L. Hey-Colón Through a discussion of Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon , this essay argues that Julia de Burgos is an integral figure to consider in the development of a feminine genealogy of the uses of water in Caribbean and diasporic...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Small Axe, Inc. 2009 From Fanon to Glissant: A Martinican Genealogy Carine Mardorossian The Martinican philosopher, psychiatrist, and social revolutionary Frantz Fanon is considered one of the pioneering figures of postcolonial studies. His books Peau noire, masques blancs and Les...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
... might locate essayist and playwright Suzanne Césaire (1915–66) in these masculinist lineages and suggested reading her as Negritude's Madonna, “its singular feminine presence, related to the Trinity but unquestionably separate.” 2 In this essay, however, I propose a new, revolutionary genealogy, one...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2017
... incursion, its global reach constitutes a pushback against neoliberalism. Ultimately the revival recreates reggae as a principle rather than a music or a music industry, and in so doing suggests a new genealogy for reggae that is both epistemological and ontological. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 173–185.
Published: 01 November 2010
... events, it provides a decentered genealogy of contemporary globalization. It questions cultural identity as an adequate political orientation, given the non-identity of individuals with any particular culture, and given the de facto power of the sovereign to determine ultimately and at times violently...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 103–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... necessity of establishing a genealogy for activist historiography. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 A dark horse which had never been thought of, and which the careless St. James had never even observed in the list, rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph. —Benjamin Disraeli, The Young Duke And how...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Both artists excavate genealogies of horror at the root of Caribbean identity discourse, tracing this through sexual histories linked, respectively, to femaleness and male homosexuality represented as a male-feminine morphology. Ultimately, the texts excavate different spaces of a “demonic ground” to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario This essay—a response to a discussion of the author's 2014 book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon —focuses on the importance of generations, intellectual genealogies, iconicity, and the afterlives of Puerto Rican poet and writer Julia de Burgos...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Amanda T. Perry This essay analyzes the long genealogy of Haitian indigenism as an alternative discourse to diaspora in discussing Caribbean identity. It focuses on two moments when indigenous rhetoric becomes prominent: the 1920s cultural movement against the US occupation and the war of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 99–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadi Edwards This reading of Edward Baugh's seminal 1977 essay highlights its contextual affiliations and affinities and its relation to an anglophone Caribbean critical discourse on the representation and significance of history. Nadi Edwards delineates the intellectual genealogy of the concept of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... genealogy and a model for contextualizing the issues, experiences, and approaches that began to be highlighted with the advent of postcolonial studies. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Postcolonial Caribbean Discourse: Transnationalism and Anticolonialism in Creole...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Claire Tancons This article takes the 1928 Atlantic hurricane, remembered in Guadeloupe as le grand cyclone 28 , as the starting point for a selective genealogy of Guadeloupean women in times of catastrophe, following Melissa Harris-Perry's study of women and citizenship during Hurricane Katrina...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Justin Izzo This essay develops an anthropological genealogy of the créolité literary project. Examining works by Édouard Glissant, Patrick Chamoiseau, and Raphaël Confiant, the author studies how the créolistes read ethnography and the social sciences into a revitalized creole literary history...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., highlighting how this literature has long drawn on matrilineal genealogies to examine indentureship, its afterlife, and its significance for contemporary Caribbean feminisms. Critically seen, a focus on mutilated womanhood as individually experienced overshadows decades of Indo-Caribbean women’s empowerment...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
...T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Erasures and the Practice of Diaspora Feminism T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting hat would it mean though to stake out a ‘silenced’ genealogy of Négritude through the transnational intellectual circuits of African...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2019) 23 (2 (2)): 80–88.
Published: 01 July 2019
... have known boarding a ship from Calcutta to Kingston would cost more than a voyage of births & excrement. More than a chasm of language & skin. More than three generations of un-belonging, & the finite echo between flesh and exile. ii. A silencing of blood, of genealogical quandary...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 177–184.
Published: 01 July 2015
... regimes of visual representation that require more than a “historical” approach to unpack. Rather, they require precisely what Wainwright provides in Timed Out , a genealogical approach that excavates the very terms in which this modern visual regime has been constructed. This genealogy is necessarily...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2014
... uncorrected Colin (Joan) Dayan came to the attention of the Hawthorne Archive (HA) because she kept asking dangerous questions about how we “speak about the multiple forms of unfreedom, the archaic vessels for new terrors that we confront today.” 1 She was contributing to a genealogy we recognized...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... conception. Dana cannot exist unless she actively participates in the history of violence in which her genealogy is entangled. Like Glissant’s theoretical and fictional family models, and like Glissant’s intervention into Faulkner’s world, the familial relation exists only in an enmeshed...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 167–170.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Contributors M. Jacqui Alexander is Professor of Women’s Studies and Gender Studies at the Univer- sity of Toronto. She is the author of a number of path-breaking essays, the co-editor (with Chandra Mohanty) of Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies...