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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 4 George Steibel , 2018; oil on canvas, 83 × 52 in. Figure 4. George Steibel, 2018; oil on canvas, 83 × 52 in. More
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Raphael Dalleo Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Authority and the Occasion for Speaking in the Caribbean Literary Field: Martin Carter and George Lamming Raphael Dalleo The dismantling of the colonial system and the emerging dominance of the postcolonial in the decades following...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Robert A. Hill This essay examines the role played by George Beckford in grappling critically with the complicated legacy of the plantation system. It focuses on the transition from his role in the New World group to his participation in the Abeng newspaper group in Jamaica, in 1969. The essay...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Nadi Edwards Small Axe Incorporated 2002 George Lamming’s Literary Nationalism: Language between The Tempest and the Tonelle Nadi Edwards o change your language you must change your life,” Derek Walcott writes, sum- ming up, with epigrammatic precision, the perennial...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
...David Scott Small Axe Incorporated 2002 The Sovereignty of the Imagination: An Interview with George Lamming David Scott Who comes walking in the dark night time? Whose boot of steel tramps down the slender grass? It is the man of death, my love, the strange invader...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 39–70.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Bill Schwarz Small Axe Incorporated 2003 C. L. R. James and George Lamming: The Measure of Historical Time Bill Schwarz I believe deep in my bones that the mad impulse which drove Powell to his criminal defeat was largely my doing. I will not have this explained away by talk...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
... anglophone Caribbean figures such as Kamau Brathwaite, George Lamming, Gordon K. Lewis, and Lorna Goodison. Major Puerto Rican writers such as Luis Rafael Sánchez, Pedro Juan Soto, and Ana Lydia Vega were featured in early issues as well. After publishing nine issues in a bound letter-page format, Sargasso...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is paid to how Fernández Retamar inserts his argument into the long-running debate about Latin American identity but then relocates the central figure of Caliban to the Caribbean, where other writers such as Aimé Césaire and George Lamming had already begun to address the nature of colonialism via...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2020
... authors from the francophone, hispanophone, and anglophone Caribbean: Aimé Césaire, Lino Novás Calvo, George Lamming, and V. S. Naipaul. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 literary infrastructure cultural capital Pascale Casanova Caribbean literature decolonial critique If we...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of what George Soros has called “free market fundamentalism.” The New Poor Law's role in the criminalization of poverty is widely acknowledged. So too was the emergent gospel of free trade strengthened by the British state's “disciplined” response to the Irish famine. Slave owner compensation also...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 99–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of the quarrel with history, noting its intimations in critical reflections by George Lamming and John Hearne. Baugh's signal contribution to this critical tradition lies in his incisive theorizing of the relationship between history and literature, his articulation of a conceptual vocabulary for addressing...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Chris Moffat This essay examines the relationship between a radical politics and the institution of the archive through a history of the George Padmore Institute (GPI), a community archive attached to New Beacon Books in London. Focusing on the life and thought of John La Rose (1927–2006...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 61–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of federation, particularly Richard B. Moore and George Padmore, developed their political perspectives through responses to the occupation. We can thus see the questioning of nation-state independence and the critique of neocolonialism (as a form of US economic imperialism allied with elites in the neocolony...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 February 2007
... affairs.5 3. Editorial, The St. George’s Chronicle and Grenada Gazette(hereinafter cited as St. George’s Chronicle), 31 March 1888. 4. E. Gittens Knight, compiler, The Grenada Handbook and Directory,(Barbados: The Advocate Company, 1946), 48. 5. On the Jamaican situation...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., including Roger Mais, George Campbell, Cicely Howland, M. G. Smith, and H. D. Carberry. The editorial changes were thus part of a new orientation in the newspaper toward more overtly nationalist literature. One of Fowler’s first columns after taking over as editor laments...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... ideology. It is with this third group that this paper is primarily concerned. The St. George’s Progressive Women’s Association (PWA) embodied the ideals of the second group. It opposed the Gairy regime but did not view changes along socialist lines. It was formed in early...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
... conscious of their power. James was certainly fired by that. But what is riv- eting about him is the way in which the historical work and the foregrounded political events 1 Robert A. Hill, “C. L. R. James: The Myth of Western Civilisation,” in George Lamming, ed., Enterprise of the Indies (Port...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Contributors Oliver Benoit is an assistant professor of sociology in the School of Arts and Science at St George’s University, Grenada. He is also a research fellow at the Institute for the Advancement of the Social Sciences at Boston University. He...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to do with her passion for Georges Caprou, an educated, socialist hero crafted on the model of the student revolutionaries of 1946. Because Georges will not have anything to do with her unless she embraces his revolutionary political commitment, Lotus begins harboring antigovernment activists in her...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 78–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
... capital in terms of new political commitments: On June 11, 1949, in a letter to Frank Collymore, George Lamming exclaimed that West Indian literature was “REALLY TAKING SHAPE!” As Lamming continued, “And I was dreaming of the day when BIM, by another name, would become a West Indian monthly with a paid...