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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 116–126.
Published: 01 November 2021
... studies, what he offers us is also a conception of Black studies—the fields are not fraternal twins but identical twins. In “Caribbean Man,” Brathwaite’s itinerary takes us from the outer plantation to the inner plantation and arrives or concludes at “The unit is submarine” (11; 100). While at the start...
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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 (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)): 127–133.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Harris’s shamanic espousal of Indigenous and ancestral presences in the Caribbean imaginary. nadiedwards@gmail.com Copyright © 2021 Small Axe, Inc. 2021 Kamau Brathwaite Caribbean studies creolization inner plantation I first read Kamau Brathwaite’s pathfinding essay “Caribbean Man...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2021
.../statistical effects rather than with content/curriculum research and its relationship to the embodying culture. 18 It is therefore to the body of work connected with what I call here, ‘The inner plantation,’ that I wish to address myself during the remainder of this paper. Here we are concerned...
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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
... the “inner plantation,” that is, the dynamics that continued to reproduce aspects of the relations of production evident within the earlier plantation system. 20 Pertinent to the current diasporic turn within policy circles, this younger generation sought to examine the relationship between Caribbean...
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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
... of the ancestral self) as well as the individual meaning of experience (a “revolution of self-perception [that] began with inner resistance” on the plantation). 34 Inner resistance, one might conjecture, begins with a refusal to be categorized (reduced to slave or coolie). Hence, the possibility of dougla...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 179–190.
Published: 01 June 2008
... production in the region. The concern stems from the realization of our need to account for the site of ideas and action 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...
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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
... 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 around Blackness always already lends itself to a kind of fugitive insurgent politics, since anti...
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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
... 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,” in Gregg Mitman, Marco Armiero...
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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...