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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 116–126.
Published: 01 November 2021
... here on how to theorize and put into play the geography of the region as a central concern of its world (re)making project. Freedom demands something more than the enunciation of the word. In Brathwaite’s “list” or itinerary of the inner plantation, he points us to a set of research questions...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 2008
... as modes of thought. It also argues that if Caribbean thought gets knotted up in the trope of Caliban, it will not decolonize itself and begin to wrestle with what Kamau Brathwaite has called the “inner plantation.” Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Writing Caribbean Intellectual History Anthony Bogues...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Paul Joseph López Oro This essay uses Kamau Brathwaite’s conceptualizations of the “inner plantation” and “neglected Maroons” in his field-making 1975 essay “Caribbean Man in Space and Time” to meditate on the multiple meanings of home within Garifuna political subjectivity. St. Vincent holds...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 127–133.
Published: 01 November 2021
... that the mélange of styles and discourses in “Caribbean Man” constitutes a practice of curation of diverse archival articulations of Caribbean outer and inner plantations. The essay’s insistent emphasis on multiplicity, complexity, process, and fluidity of various modalities of creolization is reinforced...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Towards this, there are several procedures. My own inclination is to establish a base in the inner plantation and proceed outwards: connection with the inner metropole, with the ancestors, with the outer plantation, and with the neglected maroons. Finally, in the seventies, our research will have...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 105–115.
Published: 01 November 2021
... “towards re-examining our two main working ideographs: the plural society and the plantation model” (11; 100). Though he does not quite escape the latter linguistically, he differentiates between the “outer” and “innerplantation, proposing that we scholars pay closer attention to the theretofore...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... as a consequence were the “inscapes” of our cultural reality, the “inner plantation” of vernacular institutions and practices: “cores and kernels, resistant local forms; roots, stumps, survival rhythms; growing points.”14 What Brathwaite sought was a mode of investigation that combined, as he said...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
... networks, and economic control, issues that Caribbean studies is well positioned to take up. The debates of the late 1980s over the relationship between race and economic class and the nature of the “inner plantation” seem regrettably to have largely disappeared, their relevance to understanding...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
... dimension of the plantation school. His Contradictory Omens and especially ‘Caribbean Man in Time and Space’ are clear expressions of this; hence his notion of the ‘inner plantation (Winston A. James to Robert A. Hill [E-mail, 22 April 2007 29. Ibid., 366. 10 | SX24 • From New World to Abeng...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... (or the self that must be submerged or repressed because of plantation dynamics). He also stresses a sensitivity toward ethnocultural background (affirmations of the ancestral self) as well as the individual meaning of experience (a “revolution of self-perception [that] began with inner resistance...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 179–190.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that Brathwaite called the “inner plantation” and Bogues terms “constitution of Caribbean subjectivities.” Bogues notes that I do not offer a specific definition of “intellectual discourse,” and he aptly deduces my hostility to the kind of cultural studies that privileges music. His contention...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2015
... is incisively described as “itself a product of the plantation,” capable of becoming “as much tool as tomb of the system it seeks to understand.” 10 By way of response, late-twentieth-century Caribbeanists have taken up Brathwaite's call to elucidate the inner plantation of the region's cultural arts...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
...,” then, was Brathwaite's response to both Smith's pluralism and Best's and Beckford's plantation society theory. In essence, Brathwaite felt that in both cases something vital about the inner and dynamic character of Caribbean cultural experience was obscured by their inflexible social science approach, by a language...
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Small Axe (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 (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2022
... necessitates exploring questions of the unimaginable, the liminal, and the otherwise, as we have seen in Maroon studies, where the reproduction of Black life outside the constraints of the plantation system required settling in what were considered uninhabitable places. Similarly, to mobilize a politics built...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 176–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
...-plantation-ness) by bringing their knowledge of sugar cane and “aptitude” for “progress” to the recently installed plantations in the east, their “aptitude” that gathers from an Indian je ne sais quoi “that they suspect is at their origins”: “ Jíbaros have preserved something of the Indian race...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
...., Caribbean Cultural Thought: From Plantation to Diaspora (Kingston: Ian Randle, 2013), xx–xxi. 14 Sylvia Wynter, “Black Metamorphosis: New Natives in the New World” (unpublished ms., n.d.), 249–50; cited in Kamugisha, Beyond Coloniality , 172–73. 13 Laura Pulido, “Racism and the Anthropocene...
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Small Axe (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...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 154–169.
Published: 01 September 2004
... ISSN 0799-0537 which seems to be a decidedly ironic reifi cation of racist stereotypes. Rather than unequivocally proclaiming emancipation from the discourses of plantation slavery, the monument appears to be a reinscription of racist ideology, with its representation of the African Jamaican body...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...., 22. 18. In his discussion of tourist embarking on the fantasy of discovery, Ian Strachan in Paradise and Plantation: Tourism and Culture in the Anglophone Caribbean (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2002), 85 86, refers to an ad that especially captures my invocation of tabula rasa...