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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Martin Munro Master of the New: Tradition and Intertextuality in Dany Laferrière’s Pays sans chapeau Martin Munro any Laferrière occupies a very particular place in contemporary Haitian writing. Something of a one-man literary movement, Laferrière stands between the 1960s...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 42–52.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Interdependence and Intertextuality in Lyonel Trouillot’s Bicentenaire Martin Munro Ab s t r a c t : Evoking the persistence of themes of revenge and animosity in Haitian literature, this article considers how Lyonel Trouillot radically reconceptualizes them, and considers how his work...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... intertextual formal art practices. It aims to mark the archive of Caribbean art history through its focus on the remarkable contributions of women from the Dutch-, English-, Spanish-, French-, and Creole-speaking Caribbean to the making of this history as well as the ongoing cultivation of arts practice...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., translation and multilingualism, that are interdisciplinary and intertextual, if we are to deepen our critical frames of reference and complicate and invigorate new creative and analytic discourses. 42 See Arlene Dávila, Latino Spin: Public Image and the Whitewashing of Race (New York: New York...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of themselves, but contextualized within ambivalences caused by the historical and cultural contradictions in Afro-Caribbean society.”24 The questions after From Harvey River and its elaborate intertextual references are, What new levels of meaning are introduced as it intersects...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 18–32.
Published: 01 July 2023
... in her analysis of Nothing’s Mat as “a variegated, patchwork terrain on which concepts of bioculturally fixed and sometimes violent gender identities can be challenged and renegotiated.” 33 The metaphor makes sense of the productivity of the novel’s intertextual quality: a field, a terrain...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 83–96.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., Encore: Paradise Omeros Redux. Setting the Scene: Julien as Filmmaker Julien’s work as a filmmaker is deliberately intertextual with popular culture, in such a way as to tease out previously unrevealed subtexts; in Young Soul Rebels, he situates gay politics in counterpoint...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 78–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
...” here, I turn to a more unusual context: its intertextuality with Sigmund Freud's 1900 magnum opus, The Interpretation of Dreams . I offer my critical rethinking of Benjamin's work with this in mind: writing about translation, as Benjamin's essay reveals, may be most useful as a kind of experimental...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 52–72.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., but also the texts of West Indian nationalism. That she does so suggests that Romantic nationalism’s emphasis on mothers and landscape is strategically used in twentieth century Caribbean lit- erature as a discursive method to ground the postcolonial self. Her intertextual relationship...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
... an instinct which leads me to consider that the highest object of poetry is the world: the world in progress, the world such as it jostles us about, the world such as it is obscure to us, the world such as we would like to enter it. (77) In direct intertextual dialogue with Albert Camus...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 80–84.
Published: 01 July 2022
... the Caribbean is not a self-evident space of life or reflection. Our vision is interdisciplinary and intertextual. Our hope is to contribute to a discussion of the Caribbean that will widen and deepen our frames of reference. We ask how we might remap the study of the region so as to complicate and invigorate...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 173–178.
Published: 01 March 2002
... philosophy is, however, a minor discourse, hidden in nonphilosophical discourses. As an “intertextually embedded discursive practice . . . indelibly marked by the forces of an imperial history” (pp. 1–2), it invites a revision of the Western defi nition of philosophy ssmallmall...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 84–97.
Published: 01 November 2022
... writing—but she is also constantly interrupted in her writing. She stops in the middle of her argument to make connections with concrete workers’ organizations or with friends and allies in the places she visits. Her writings are constantly infiltrated by the intertextual network of ideas and books...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., leaving one plucky social science major as the only remaining student. Her growth throughout the course was fascinating to observe, as she began it saying she did not know anything about poetry but before the end was comparing themes and ideas and speaking of intertextuality. Our discussion of Trench...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the intertextual link to this track, Rema is one of the few Kingston neighborhoods whose actual name James preserves in A Brief History . Over this re-licked riddim, with Jackie Mittoo’s lean electronic keyboard replacing the earthy vibrato of Alphonso’s saxophone on the song’s signature hook, DJ Jah Buzz would...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 107–114.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., a decision that chooses continued displacement, obeying another kind of intertextual journey over poetic authority, setting up the very experience of submitting to language. We creolophones usually ask for a listener's attention with, “Let me tell you,” translating literally the creole expression...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 127–133.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to address the centrality of the plantation in Caribbean studies and to recode its conceptual primacy via iteration of submerged, subaltern presences and epistemic and ontological multiverses. Ultimately, “Caribbean Man” produces metaphors of creolization within the context of an intertextual self...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... noteworthy that in a kind of intertextual exchange, the final piece of writing included in the 1960 Focus takes up and responds to Lamming’s assessment of the 1950s. The intertextual reading of these works offered here calls attention to how the narrative of the 1950s was a contested one, even at the very...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 172–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
... such intertextuality illustrates how form and content, theme and style are inexorably allied in both Walcott’s poetry and drama. Abandoning Dead Metaphors is a signal achievement and a rewarding synthesis of over thirty years of distinguished scholarship on Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2003
... such intertextuality illustrates how form and content, theme and style are inexorably allied in both Walcott’s poetry and drama. Abandoning Dead Metaphors is a signal achievement and a rewarding synthesis of over thirty years of distinguished scholarship on Caribbean...