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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... so doing, the authors highlight the ways historical gender and racial stereotypes inform contemporary understandings of Caribbean gender and sexuality. Anchoring this discussion in recent theories about sex and sexuality and specifically examining mixed-race and white Caribbean women, Sam Vásquez...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 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: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Mimi Sheller Poised between violent repetitions of state power and hopes for poststate alternative futures, in our dual role as historical actors and historical narrators, what do we do with the past today, with which past(s) and for whom? This essay asks about the ethical/political stakes in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 235–241.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Roshini Kempadoo Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Imaging historical traces: Virtual Exiles project [2000] [httpwww.mediascot.org/exiles/ve/index.html] Roshini Kempadoo Virtual Exiles is a digital print and Internet artwork, based on material from Guyana I collected and created between 1997...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 24–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Marie-Agnès Sourieau Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Dessalines in Historic Drama and Haitian Contemporary Reality Marie-Agnès Sourieau Qui donc ira jeter des fl eurs Au Pont Rouge A Vertières Au Champ de Mars Les off randes coulées dans la honte Blessent...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Stephan Palmié This essay takes its departure from Michel-Rolph Trouillot's discussion of what he calls North Atlantic universalisms, that is, categories that took their origin in the particulars of the West's historical experience but have come to be extended and naturalized as quasi-normative...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the idea of Hispanic Caribbean studies for the historical study of the region. Historically, the Hispanic Caribbean at times included islands and colonies such as Jamaica, Trinidad, and Saint-Domingue. Patterns of migration further complicate the boundaries of the Hispanic Caribbean, as diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 90–102.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jenny Sharpe Erna Brodber's historical interest in oral accounts as a source of emotional realities and social-psychological responses is expanded in her experimental novel Louisiana to include supernatural and extra-ordinary phenomena. Her incorporation of spirit possession into the life...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2013) 17 (1 (40)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
...David Scott This short essay offers one frame in which to think about the idea of a black radical tradition, a term whose elements are all essentially unstable and contested. What is at stake is a historically minded inquiry into “uses” rather than “meanings”—that is, the historical conjunctures in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... publication of Baugh's article and its republication, the questions of historical invisibility have entered newly disputed territories that demand attention to how gender, indigeneity, spirituality, and sexuality shape ideas of historical and literary legitimacy, in addition to those foundational questions...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... decolonizing art history? What are the larger stakes of these ways of reading Caribbean visual cultures, and what might they leave unseen? This article points to the need to radically interrogate and historically situate the object of art historical study in the region. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 “Call the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kate Hodgson “Certain songs have the power to overthrow a government,” Haitian president and musician Michel Martelly remarked on the eve of Carnival 2013, evoking a long-standing tradition of musical dissent in Haitian politics. The historic role of popular Creole-language songs in the political...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Melanie J. Newton This essay, an introduction to the special section on Caribbean historiography in this issue, reflects on Caribbean historiography's role in the pursuit of redress for historic injustices by exploring what three recent landmark legal developments reveal about Haiti's place in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Peter James Hudson Although the historical impact of banking and financial institutions on the formation of the contemporary Caribbean has been profound and pervasive, the historical writing on banking and finance in the Caribbean has largely been neglected and marginalized. This essay explores the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 211–219.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and the more historically grounded use of creolization in the anglophone world. After outlining the various criticisms of the Éloge expressed in the author's 1995 essay “Shadowboxing in the Mangrove” (coauthored by Sally Price), it sketches in a history of the use of the creolization metaphor in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 173–185.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Susan Buck-Morss Responding to commentaries on Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History by Sibylle Fischer and David Scott, this essay describes universal history as “theoretical pragmatics,” a practice of theorizing that undermines established narratives. Focusing on the singularity of historical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) to redress legal and social discrimination against sexual minorities continue the efforts of the GFM to create, in Benedict Andersen's famous words, an “imagined community,” I argue for a historical understanding of the print-mediated community generated by the Gaily...
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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 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 188–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Edna Acosta-Belén This commentary is inspired to a large degree, but not solely, by literary critic Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's remarkable book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon . Aiming to undertake a historical and critical engagement with some aspects of Pérez-Rosario's...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 23–42.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Curdella Forbes Curdella Forbes deploys a complex of historically marked territorial metaphors— plot, plantation, squatting, trespass , and transgression —to read two apparently different texts, Maryse Condé's quasi-tragic 1976 novel Heremakhonon , which is set on the African continent, and a...