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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... intersecting yet divergent narratives of race and nation. In this context, I examine works and performances by Martin Luther King Jr. (during his 1965 speeches in Kingston) and Peter Tosh (during his 1978 One Love Peace Concert performance) as a way of framing how discourses of black liberation, postcolonial...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 15–44.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., whose military victory over Italian forces at the Battle of Adwa in 1896 made him the black culture hero par excellence at the height of the imperialist era. The black impostor, it is argued, represents a political actor of a certain type. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 King Menelik’s Nephew...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Faith Smith This essay responds to Rosamond S. King's Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination (2014) by noting the convergence of progressive legislation and violence that renders notions of transgression and freedom contradictory and fraught in our contemporary moment...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 241–249.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Lisa Outar This essay offers a critical engagement with Rosamond S. King's Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination (2014), arguing that King enacts a ground-shifting interdisciplinary and translinguistic approach to the study of Caribbean sexualities and gender...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rosamond S. King King responds to essays by noted scholars Faith Smith and Lisa Outar critiquing her 2014 book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination . In particular, she addresses the choice to examine interracial relationships between Caribbean men of color and...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Arendt, the author proceeds to a brief case study of the highly polemical writings of Pompée Valentin, baron de Vastey, the secretary and “publicist” to King Henry Christophe. The first Haitian writer of note, Vastey passionately defended Haiti's revolutionary birth, its sovereignty, and its monarchy in...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Gabrielle Civil; Rosamond S. King What does it mean to embody the Caribbean as performance/art? In this coolaborative essay, two Caribbean women artists respond to this question in a dynamic dialogue of text and images. Each has individually performed at and been exhibited in more than fifty venues...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 8. H.I.M. Haile Selassie presenting a gold medal to Prince Emanuel of the Ethiopia Africa Black International Congress, at Kings House, the seat of the Jamaican head of state. Figure 8. H.I.M. Haile Selassie presenting a gold medal to Prince Emanuel of the Ethiopia Africa Black More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 228–238.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Caribbean, and to a lesser degree Asia; the two meetings of the Congress of Writers and Artists, held in France in 1956 and Rome in 1959; and the US civil rights movement that, in the case of Martin Luther King Jr., drew inspiration from Gandhi in India and Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana. Dedicated to both King and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. ...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 91–111.
Published: 01 March 2002
... that exude a knowledge of self, a self guided by a “spiritual” force that “oversees” the dominant symbolic order, a physicality resonant with the music’s threatening presence and internal dynamics. : is paper focuses on three dub artists: Lee Perry, King Tubby and Scientist, in...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2007
...-0537 142 | SX22 • Two Poems of wars and ships, canons, boats, guns and bullets, of conquistadors, uncle toms of the kings: oh! these waves, how troubled they were by the power-hungry meanderings. These waters, simple, yet...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... Inigo Jones, Costume Design seventeenth century, for instance, Queen Anne, the wife of for Masque of Blackness, 1605. King James I (of authorized Bible fame), commissioned the Scottish poet Ben Jonson to create two theater productions, or masques, that featured her in...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
... research examines the intersections of gender and race in in the black Atlantic world. M artin M unro is the Winthrop-King Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University and the director there of the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. He...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 112–140.
Published: 01 February 2007
... dat demonstration An some how somebody make a stupid move Like to say De police let go some butu on ah man back, Because he say you black like King Loot An ting start...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 117–123.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Port-of-Spain ever-so-slightly tipsy on sun and soca. He was King of the band—the biggest of all costumes, resplendent in his array of feathers and beads, tinfoil and paint. The man himself...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 244–246.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Latino science fiction. M artin M unro is Winthrop-King Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University and is director of the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies there. He previously worked in Scotland, Ireland, and Trinidad. His recent...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 129–139.
Published: 01 November 2018
... nuevo rey.” The model for the translated version was a sentence from Ulysses — “On his wise shoulders through the checkerwork of leaves the sun flung spangles, dancing coins”—whereby the chapter in Sea of Lentils ends with, “Outside, in the gallery, the man with the halberd hails the new king’s...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... whom, particularly the first, were heavily recruited as prospective immigrants in the years just after the war.) Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King was more explicit, and even more high-minded, about the service's intended role in the project of postwar national identity, in which race figured...