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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 163–178.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Firelei Báez © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 These images are details of the larger work Memory like Fire Is Radiant and Immutable , 2016; gouache and chine-collé on deaccessioned book pages; installation...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 109–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... on Brazilian racial identities and cultural politics. In conclusion, it proposes that Hall was a thinker whose occasionally preacherlike style indicated an openness to his audience and whose writing was structured like music. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 Brazil reception style A note about conjuncture...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw Small Axe Incorporated 2005 My Love Is Like a Rose: Terror, Territoire, and the Poetics of Marie Chauvet Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw mour, Colère et Foliee is a rare book not only because it is almost impossible to fi nd...
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Published: 01 July 2017
I experiment with them and try to make things out of them, like doing drawings on them, manipulating them into different shapes, curving them among themselves, putting them up to dry, and making drawings of them. I experiment with them and try to make things out of them, like doing drawings More
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Published: 01 July 2017
The work changes, influenced by the landscape, particularly that of my childhood and the drive we took down to Mayaro—not so much the drive but the journey, which can be equated to the journey of your own life. An isolated drive, it is a journey I like to think about a lot, a very important More
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Published: 01 July 2017
the shells inside, so the pods are like wombs that are coated with shells. As the green pods age, they reinforce old themes of birth, aging, and death and time. I started to make shapes by taking the pods and putting shells in them, but the pods would not hold the shape because they are not very strong. I More
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kevon Rhiney This essay examines the likely impacts global change processes will have on the Caribbean agriculture sector, paying particular attention to the uneven socioeconomic consequences for rural smallholder farmers within the context of an increasingly volatile global marketplace...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 172–180.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the case that the power of an audible, creole technopoetics, as best embodied by dub reggae, can remake our very conception of the human. In addition to dub, the author brings minstrelsy, blues, jazz, and the like into his broader discussion of black engagements with sound technologies, arguing...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the ghostly referent for inequalities facing nonblack children. Poor, disabled, English-language learners and students of color are, generally, more often talked about as suffering “like” black children. Black children are both the spectacle and the specters of educational discourse and juvenile justice...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 69–77.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann The West Indies Federation, like the Confederación Antillana from the nineteenth century, was structured by a tension between the dream of a future Pan-Caribbean nation and the prospect of a sovereign archipelagic political body that would exceed the scope of the nation...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... It challenges historicizations that presume Afro- Latinidad to be a stable and additive political ontology and that possibly foreclose black Latinx strategies of disidentification or refusal that transcend racial or ethnic nationalisms. It also provokes readers to think of what it would be like to write about...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 122–132.
Published: 01 July 2020
... for those debts owed to Puerto Ricans that will likely never be paid. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 literary infrastructure cultural capital Pascale Casanova Caribbean literature decolonial critique Because we are invaluable, we can never pay for ourselves. Nevertheless, we...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 46–62.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Kevin Frank Analyzing the ongoing problem of Caribbean racial exploitation, particularly fear signified through one of the most potent Caribbean symbols, dreadlocks, I argue that Medusa's alterity is altered by Rastafarians' snake-like hair, but the transformative power of Rasta dreadlocks...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 157–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the colonialist underpinnings of the picturesque subject, to surveying artistic and cultural forays into the particular landscapes, likenesses, and states of consciousness in the modern Caribbean, this essay spawns a view which claims for the region an aesthetic and conceptual insurgency in representational...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2009
... resistance to amnesia and the willful reconstitution of an occulted past. Their works, like those of other, non-Francophone artists from the Caribbean or from the diaspora place “identity in the interstices,” stigmatize the caricatured representation of blacks, are frequently founded on historical documents...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ). Cultural and linguistic interaction in contact zones or in borderlands of empire like the Caribbean include innovative translators, poets, and theorists of the hispanophone Caribbean diaspora who articulate in-between subjectivity, bilingual poetic forms, and the constant work of cultural translation...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 200–211.
Published: 01 March 2010
... jeremiads about how the settlement and exploitation of the Americas exemplified the darkness that is present in men's souls. Brown's vision of a Jamaica that looked like heaven but which was instead a hell on earth is compelling. I do wonder, however, whether in this hell there may have been some patches...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Britton recounts some of her memories of time spent with Glissant and his wife, Sylvie, and attempts to give a picture of what he was like as a man: a man for whom the idea of Relation governed both his life and his writing. © Small Axe, Inc. 2011 “Always Changing, while Still Remaining...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 163–172.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Atlantic slavery to the Holocaust, it is that the nakedness and vulnerability of the victim is more likely to lead to fantastical cruelty than to the promotion of liberationist thought. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 History and Catastrophe Sibylle Fischer It is in the days after the 12 January...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 178–187.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Colin Dayan The essays by Avery F. Gordon, Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley and Matt Richardson, and Chris Bongie about Colin Dayan's work and thought, in their differing forms and intent, inspire Dayan to do something like a riff on each, and she attempts to capture the gist of each reaction...