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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 237–242.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Alexia Arthurs Poetry: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, “Lunar Planting” (first place), Lynn Sweeting, “Coming Back to Life” (second place); short fiction: Sharon Millar, “The Dragonfly's Tale” (first place), Alexia Arthurs, “Lobster Hand” (second place) © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 Her hand was...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Brella Krew , from the Fambily series, 2013. Mixed-media, hand-embellished photo tapestry; 78 × 285 in. Collection of 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville. Photo courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago Brella Krew, from the Fambily series, 2013. Mixed-media, hand-embellished photo More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 203–210.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné Poetry: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, “Lunar Planting” (first place), Lynn Sweeting, “Coming Back to Life” (second place); short fiction: Sharon Millar, “The Dragonfly's Tale” (first place), Alexia Arthurs, “Lobster Hand” (second place) I Daughter, be wary of men. They...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 211–222.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Lynn Sweeting Poetry: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, “Lunar Planting” (first place), Lynn Sweeting, “Coming Back to Life” (second place); short fiction: Sharon Millar, “The Dragonfly's Tale” (first place), Alexia Arthurs, “Lobster Hand” (second place) © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 I believe...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 223–236.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Sharon Millar Poetry: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, “Lunar Planting” (first place), Lynn Sweeting, “Coming Back to Life” (second place); short fiction: Sharon Millar, “The Dragonfly's Tale” (first place), Alexia Arthurs, “Lobster Hand” (second place) © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 Weeks before...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... responsibility for the reproduction of society away from government and into the hands of individuals. But how widespread was this embrace among the broader population, how have different sectors of Jamaican society interpreted and responded to neoliberal ideals, and what options remain? This essay contributes...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... contemporary revisionist intentions. On the one hand, there is emphasis on hybridity and fluidity, while, on the other, diasporas are often encapsulated as discrete, implicitly or explicitly racialized groups, notably African and Indian or Asian. The essay considers key theoretical approaches in diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Petrine Archer This article explores the repeating patterns of the subordinate colonial relationship using a handful of pictures that make links between slavery, pageantry, racial uplift, Jamaica's dancehall culture, and dress. Through a truncated discussion about the body, emasculation, clothing...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Jamaican national becoming by insisting on the creative power of Jamaica's racial and cultural heterogeneity. On the one hand, the memoir honors domesticity as the necessary and valuable work of nurturing family and community while maintaining discreet lines of demarcation between the persona of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... placed alongside those preserved in family albums and the throwaway colloquialisms of letters, intimate voices that are often overlooked. Hand tinted silver prints and Xeroxes, & text.11x 24x20inch. Small Axe Incorporated 2009 Oceans Apart Ingrid Pollard The Atlantic Ocean as physical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 174–185.
Published: 01 July 2011
... monograph Black Yeats: Eric Roach and the Politics of Caribbean Poetry (2008). The positions Smith and Breiner ascribe to Thomas and Roach, respectively, articulate an enduring Caribbean contradiction between an aspiration to erudition on the one hand and the urgency of self-representation on the other...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 164–184.
Published: 01 July 2009
... current escalation in violent crime. Both moments have also coincided with intense cultural activity, in which the lived experience of these crises commands centre stage. This essay explores how this has resulted in visual art works that record, critique or seek to transcend the crisis at hand and how...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 166–176.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Spiralist aesthetic's illustration of why Haiti fascinates a “Western” sensibility. Grosso modo , the review outlines the existing narratives of “Haiti” as revolving around the polarities of, on the one hand, its extreme “poverty” and, on the other, its reputation for tremendous artistic production: Is...
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Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1 Joscelyn Gardner, Bromeliad penguin (Abba) , 2011, from the Creole Portraits III: “bringing down the flowers . . .” series, 2009–11. Hand-colored stone lithograph on frosted mylar, 24 in. × 36 in. Used by permission of the artist. Photograph by John Tamblyn Figure 1. Joscelyn More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 3. Mark Bradford, A Truly Rich Man Is One Whose Children Run into His Arms Even When His Hands Are Empty , 2008. Photomechanical reproductions, acrylic gel medium, comic-book paper, carbon paper, acrylic paint, caulking, and additional mixed media on canvas; 102 × 144 in. Courtesy Hauser More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and shuffles down to the Mobile gas station, where, as seems entirely appropriate, he turns in and pulls up to one of the available gas pumps. Here, with baby oil, Ward performs a brief ritual of hand washing/hand wringing: a sort of libation or tribute. He kneels in front of the Crusader and spins...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 165–172.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Later after he chewed each spoonful carefully and ate the last piece of meat he would sit back and smile at me. Then he would reach for a cup almost the size of my forearm and as wide as the palm of his hands, the giant cup. Then he would sit and drink and always almost as if he had remembered something...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 223–234.
Published: 01 March 2004
... its rusty hinges and the dog barks high and then growls low but the neighbors and then the footsteps on the old staircase and Rehanna gettin biggaS and there is that swift short rapping on the door and her hand trembling slightly steady now cool it and the bright two o’clock in the afternoon...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 170–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
... as it waded through the shallow brown watering hole. It bowed its great grey head slowly into the murky water, drinking deeply before raising back up to shake the water out of its nose. Ram ran his hands down the smooth neck of the docile beast and leaned forward, closing his eyes to listen to its...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 177–183.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ayanna Gillian Lloyd The woman ended the call, opened the small, bright red tin of Tiger Balm, rubbed a little on the vacant-eyed young woman's temples, then held her hand and led her through the metal doors. For several minutes the air outside in the waiting area held taught, then a guttural...