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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jeannine Murray-Román In the early 1990s, chaos theory captured the imagination of Caribbean writers by offering a new approach to interpreting scientific data. In its analysis of Edouard Glissant's Poétique de la Relation alongside Antonio Benítez-Rojo's introduction to The Repeating Island and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 169–179.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celia Britton The theme of identity runs throughout Édouard Glissant's work and constitutes one of his most original contributions to postcolonial thought. It is always considered in relation to change, but his formulations of both identity and change themselves change in the course of his career...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Celia M. Britton Critical work on Glissant often divides his writing into two periods: before and after the publication of Le Discours antillais in 1981. In the first he focuses mainly on Martinique and its social, political and cultural problems, while the second broadens out, via the concept of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 12–24.
Published: 01 November 2009
... generations of writers and political figures. Most notably, I will show the ways in which his legacy can be traced in the work of the contemporary Caribbean philosopher and poet Edouard Glissant, whose brand of transnationalism in Le discours antillais develops the ramifications of Fanon's thought in a way...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and yet their work has been little studied in the anglophone world. This article focuses on Martinican intellectual Edouard Glissant's contribution to memory studies through his combined role as theoretician (in works such as his 2007 publication Mémoires des esclavages ) and practician (in his role...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 111–120.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Eric Prieto To someone who studies the Caribbean, a striking feature of the 2007 Littérature-monde manifesto is its deep debt to the thought of one of its most prestigious signatories: Edouard Glissant. The very title of the manifesto hints at this influence, through its use of the hyphenated...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Charles Forsdick The article explores Edouard Glissant's literary, intellectual and political activity over the past decade in the light of Edward W. Said's concept of `late style'. There is no intention to present the Martiniquan writer and intellectual as an exemplum of Said's categorization...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 102–107.
Published: 01 November 2011
...J. Michael Dash While there is an attempt to install Edouard Glissant as a literary patriarch after his death, we should not forget his interest in a poetics of risk that was tied to Michel Leiris's fascination with primitive rituals in general and the bullfight in particular. Glissant's well-known...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Celia Britton In this personal tribute to Glissant Britton describes some of the most resonant themes of his novels (the idea of changing while still remaining, the significance of place, and his exploration of madness) and the “opaque” poetic characteristics of his style, which extend from the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 115–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Roger Toumson Né à la Martinique, le 21 septembre1928, mort à Paris, le 03 février 2011, Edouard Glissant lègue à la postérité une œuvre multiforme. Auteur fécond, puissamment inspiré, il s'est illustré dans les genres les plus divers, poésie, roman, théâtre, nouvelles, essais, à chaque étape de...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 123–128.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Betsy Wing This essay briefly describes the process of working with the author Édouard Glissant in translating his works, with a particular focus on the novel Mahagony . It explores the extent to which a personal relationship with the author provides both special insights and frustration for the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Valérie Loichot This essay sheds light on family relations in Octavia Butler's fantasy neo-slave narrative Kindred (1979) through Édouard Glissant's theories of kinship and Relation. This comparative gesture thus relate Glissant's Caribbean texts to an unlikely kin, a Californian African American...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Hantel “The intellectual journey,” Edouard Glissant reminds us, “is destined to have a geographical itinerary.” This essay considers Glissant's insistence on a poetics of landscape in the case of translation, a practice that intertwines linguistic transition with the spatial residue of its...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the marvelous in the Caribbean selva , Ikoku suggests that Breton, Masson, and Carpentier were each committed to a territorialization of the Antilles, and as alternatives, he offers Lam's translation of Aimé Césaire and Edouard Glissant's explorations of William Faulkner—both attempts to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 119–123.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Edouard Glissant ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 In Remembrance of Aimé Césaire Aimé Césaire in dialogue with translators Clayton Eshleman and Annette Smith, 12 June 1982. Photograph taken by A. James Arnold in Césaire’s apartment in Paris. Permission granted by...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 21–32.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Mary Gallagher Milan Kundera's claims In L'Art du roman (1986) that the European novel subsumes the American novel are implicitly contradicted by Édouard Glissant's study of `le roman des Amériques' in Le Discours antillais (1981). In Les Testaments trahis (1993), although Kundera relativizes the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Carrie Noland After the death of Aimé Césaire in 2008, several Martinican writers published homages to the poet/statesman, indicating thereby their own place in the legacy he established. This essay studies one such homage, Patrick Chamoiseau's Césaire, Perse, Glissant: Les liaisons magnétiques, un...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Elizabeth Duchanaud With the traditional parameters of what constitutes history and historical event as alienating as colonization itself for the francophone Caribbean, Edouard Glissant argues to historicize alienation by plotting new forms of resistance against domination and oppression, forms...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 35–62.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Chamoiseau and his fellow writers overhaul the form and stealthily undo assumptions about what the essay can or cannot accomplish. Through examples from Eloge de la créolité , by Chamoiseau, Jean Bernabé, and Raphaël Confiant; Edouard Glissant's Poétique de la Relation and Philosophie de la Relation ; and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 85–88.
Published: 01 November 2013
... made to Edouard Glissant's Caribbean Discourse , Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks , and Lawrence Venuti's Rethinking Translation and The Translator's Invisibility . © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 3 Lawrence Venuti, introduction to Rethinking Translation: Discourse, Subjectivity, and...