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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 7. James VanDerZee, “UNIA Women's Brigade,” 1924. Figure 7. James VanDerZee, “UNIA Women's Brigade,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6. James VanDerZee, “UNIA African Legion,” 1924. Figure 6. James VanDerZee, “UNIA African Legion,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 5. James VanDerZee, “Self-Portrait,” 1922. Figure 5. James VanDerZee, “Self-Portrait,” 1922. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 13–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard Taken together, C. L. R. James’s 1933 political pamphlet The Case for West-Indian Self Government and 1936 novel Minty Alley reveal the author’s competing visions of relations between Africans and Indians in the British West Indies. In The Case for West-Indian Self...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Raj Chetty This essay approaches the stage versions of Toussaint Louverture (1934) and The Black Jacobins (1967), first, to emphasize the role of C. L. R. James’s collaborations in the creation of the plays, and second, to argue that the latter version of the play presents a radical feminism that...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David Scott 8 Steve Pyke, Philosophers (Manchester: Cornerhouse, 1993). See the image and Pyke’s remarks on his visit to James’s residence at www.nme.com/photos/8-intimate-photos-of-kurt-cobain-joe-strummer-and-more-by-world-renowned-photographer-steve-pyke-1421813, image 5. 9 James...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 24–42.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Christian Høgsbjerg This essay examines C. L. R. James's relationship to the heroic and inspiring arc of labour rebellions that swept the colonial British Caribbean during the 1930s. The essay begins by discussing James's 1932 work putting the case for West Indian self-government, The Life of...
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Small Axe (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 (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 56–76.
Published: 01 July 2015
...James Robertson “Rewriting Dr. No ” reappraises the unexpected success of the first James Bond film and its depictions of colonial Jamaica just prior to independence. Recasting Ian Fleming's novel into a film prompted rewritings and alterations. Some reflect the transition to a script; others, and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Curdella Forbes This examination of Marlon James's novel The Book of Night Women and a selection of Clovis Brown's newspaper cartoons posits these Jamaican-authored works as texts that instantiate a uniquely Caribbean aesthetics of horror in their response to historical and contemporary events...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 13 James Valentine, A Negro Boy , 1891–92. Albumen print, 6 x 8.5 in. Aaron and Marjorie Matalon Collection, National Gallery of Jamaica Figure 13. James Valentine, A Negro Boy, 1891–92. Albumen print, 6 x 8.5 in. Aaron and Marjorie Matalon Collection, National Gallery of Jamaica More
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 2. James VanDerZee, “Marcus Garvey in Regalia,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee Figure 2. James VanDerZee, “Marcus Garvey in Regalia,” 1924. © Donna Mussenden VanDerZee More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Michael K. Walonen While globalization is often conceived of in terms of the transnational movement of capital, culture, people, and ideas, in his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings Marlon James draws attention to a less salubrious form of transnational flow that may also circulate through...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jason Frydman This essay decodes how Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings uses the history of Jamaican music, culminating in the conflict between roots reggae and dancehall, to chart the Cold War’s temporality, futurity, and ideological conflicts over time, temporality, and futurity. A...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 90–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... James' Mariners, Renegades, and Castaways, Albert Camus' The Stranger, and James Baldwin's “Stranger in the Village” Reid-Pharr argues that Carby's particular genius is her sensitivity to the ways that the works of colonial and diasporic intellectuals must by necessity grapple with their own outsider...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... L. R. James's varied coteries throughout Italy, the author argues that James's methodological innovations in the field of slave historiography were central to the formulation of strategies of refusal and flight eventually popularized in Hardt and Negri's Empire . These methodological homologies...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 62–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
... suggest the symbolic resources and epistemological limitations that will characterize future representations of the era in multiple genres. The essay closes with a brief discussion of Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings , sketching its alignments and discontinuities with the earlier texts and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sheri-Marie Harrison This essay uses the coincidence of three facets of Marlon James's A Brief History of Seven Killings to consider how Jamaican literature imagined political sovereignty during the 1960s. The first is a 1966 event characters refer to as “the fall of Balaclava.” The second is the...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 18–34.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., such imaginaries are premised on that which is already intelligible and draw on standing models of social organization and political association in putting forward claims for an alternative future. This essay examines black Marxists thinkers such as Frantz Fanon, C. L. R. James, Aimé Césaire, Walter...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Rachel Afi Quinn Openly gay, white, wealthy business leader James “Wally” Brewster was appointed in 2013 by the Barack Obama administration to serve as a US ambassador to the Dominican Republic in order to advocate for the rights of LGBT Dominicans. Brewster’s presence remained controversial for...