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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
... simultaneously with an imaginary past and slippery future, all unmediated by physical geography. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 “See you there. In the free.” This is the closing statement in Erna Brodber's fourth novel, The Rainmaker's Mistake . 1 Given the novel's seeming disregard for the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2016
... transnationalism to explain the Antillean person's mobility across polities; and conflating the tellurian geography of the region with the diasporic locales of Caribbean-descended citizens of Western metropolises. The essay advises the humble recognition of the Caribbean as a not easily learned culture area, one...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Hilda Lloréns Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Dislocated Geographies: A Story of Border Crossings Hilda Lloréns Sunrise of the fi rst day and the passengers were already acting as though they belonged to one family. It was not long before we came to know each other’s life...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Katherine McKittrick This essay explores plantation geographies. In drawing specific attention to the ways past configurations of the plantation are recast in post-slave urban contexts, the discussion signals the links between black dispossession and geography, while also considering how assertions...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 113–124.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., nonlinguistic forms, and spatial geography, along with orality, suggest that the author attempts to radically reconsider the way creole folk culture should be translated into writing. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 However, in the context of Martinique, with its traumatic history of colonization and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 185–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
... also to encourage experimentation with how music is researched. Listening, especially for those who work in musical geographies and traditions where documentation is far from comprehensive and ordered, is different from close reading. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Sound studies Miami...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
... studies rather than area studies, given the former's focus on the geography rather than culture; the notion of a repeating, fractal island form rather than the isolated desert isle of colonial discourse; relationality rather than difference in defining Caribbean identities; and the visual traces of these...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... essai (2013). Chamoiseau's attempt to weave Césaire into a tradition that includes Saint-John Perse, Edouard Glissant, and—most prominently—the French poet René Char leaves us with many questions: What is the complex geography of legacy? What happens when substantially different poets are pressed into...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2013) 17 (1 (40)): 22–39.
Published: 01 March 2013
... politics but also the touchlines of the modern political field. This essay engages questions related to the function of geography in black political thought, to diaspora, to the significance of space, and to the possible readings of the postcolonial moment, as well as the political salience of sound...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... space and offers them a methodology for destabilizing the world's (post)colonial orders. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 differential repetition petit pays small countries scalar theory postcolonial geography In the early 1990s, Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Edouard Glissant, and Wilson Harris turned to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Assessing Vulnerability and Resilience,” Australian Journal of Emergency Management 15, no. 2 (2000): 21–26. 14 Kevon Rhiney, “Geographies of Caribbean Vulnerability in a Changing Climate: Issues and Trends,” Geography Compass 9, no. 3 (2015): 110. This calls attention to the development and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2014
... circuits of Caribbean identity, shaped by crossings that both set and undo historical and geographic constructs of belonging. Drawing on an interview with the repatriation officer on board the last ship, as well as traces in the archives, I explore the intersections between historical geography, oral...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 225–227.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Center at Williams College. E ric P rieto is professor of French and comparative literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he chairs the Department of French and Italian. He is the author of Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place (2012) and Listening In...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... our understandings of the history of Caribbean in/securities. While Noxolo and Featherstone focus on the plantation in their discussion of Caribbean geographies of in/security, I would argue that the examination of marronage makes visible how the historical production of the plantation as a site of in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 166–181.
Published: 01 November 2013
... challenge by addressing the “enunciative context” of its own discourse and by questioning and historicizing the universalist claims—what he calls North Atlantic fictions—that bolster the geography of imagination and geography of management of the West. 26 Such a project is urgent and necessary, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
... this essay. 2 Owen Rutter, A Traveller in the West Indies (London: Hutchinson, 1936), 92. 3 Chris Philo, “Security of Geography / Geography of Security,” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37, no. 1 (2012): 2. Caribbean ports, marked by external and strategic...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... repeating islands is helpful for understanding the recurring themes of security, inequality, and the power to represent: he highlights the diversity of Caribbean geographies and histories, and he explains that the idea of repetition, rather than representing a predictable pattern, may also lead to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 228–231.
Published: 01 September 2004
... interests include governance, socioeconomic development, literature, languages, and visual and performing arts. She has published poetry and newspaper opinion articles, and is currently working on a study of the work of the poet Kamau Brathwaite. susan mains is a lecturer in Human Geography at the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 September 2004
... above it is necessary to begin by exploring the contested and dynamic con- texts of Caribbean cities more broadly, and the distinctive urban geographies that Tthey encompass. Cities provide and produce nodal points for numerous coalescing and confl icting identities and places. Cities exist not...