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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Justin Izzo This essay develops an anthropological genealogy of the créolité literary project. Examining works by Édouard Glissant, Patrick Chamoiseau, and Raphaël Confiant, the author studies how the créolistes read ethnography and the social sciences into a revitalized creole literary history...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., decolonize the terms of literary value. The author illuminates the centrality of literary infrastructure to Caribbean literary history through a reparative critique of Pascale Casanova’s theory of the world literary marketplace in dialogue with reflections by a contemporaneous set of highly influential...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 69–77.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Martin Munro The Littérature-monde manifesto, published in 2007, seems to announce a new era for writing in French from non-metropolitan regions. It moreover suggests that this moment marks a “Copernican revolution” in the literary history of France and the French-speaking world. This article...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 75–85.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Baugh argues here remains astute and relevant to the discipline of Caribbean literary criticism today. Second, how complicated was the history that he spoke to and of. It is not the essay itself that forces this second awareness but rather the somewhat startling images printed alongside the text...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of the publications from this period associated with the Manley family, the newspaper Public Opinion and the literary journal Focus , speaks to the alliance but also the cleavages between the political and the literary. It looks at Public Opinion 's publication history from its founding in 1937 through...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the Caribbean seems to be large-scale immigration to North America or Britain. NM: Your work engages with not only literary criticism but politics, biography, history. FB: Yes, it’s all joined up. I wrote a book on Indo-Caribbean cricket. I mean, cricket’s a game, it doesn’t work by what color...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to history and literary creation. In this alterna- tive light, Un plat de porc stands not so much as a project left unfinished but as a rich, although temporary, point of intersection, of difference between two literary and historical trajectories: the more classic historical approach...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to underscore that both temporalities were simultaneously at play—even among those who viewed themselves as sympathetic to transformations occurring in the then national culture. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 interim time revolutionary time Jamaican 1970s literary history The 1970s...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 22–35.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and intellectual contributions of theories of relationality and decolonial feminisms by women of color should be understood as theoretical and methodological tools for approaching some of the most peripheralized Afro-diasporic works. To that end, it examines the histories and the interconnected literary...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a selection of (semi)autobiographical 1970s-based literary works such as Anthony C. Winkler’s Going Home to Teach , Brian Meeks’s Paint the Town Red , and Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise (and interweaving Shara McCallum’s This Strange Land ), this essay examines some shortcomings...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Michael Hanchard In addition to providing some conceptual and theoretical cues from fiction, literary and visual criticism, history, and philosophy that treat the subject of memory, this paper provides an outline of a critical method to distinguish among various deployments of black memory...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 111–119.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Nancy Raquel Mirabal The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is the premier center of African American and Afro-diasporic studies. Yet, as the literary scholar Vanessa Valdés argues, we know little of the center’s namesake and his drive to collect and establish a renowned archive...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 62–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
... nonfictional and literary-fictional renderings of the 1970s (including novels, newspaper reports, and scholarly texts) are symbolically indebted to popular fiction. Beyond this, these novels have in common an interest in history—how it is made and how it is told. This registers in some (Henzell...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... think about ways of knowing (including subject positions, relationships, disciplines) in the Caribbean? How do we best think about ways of writing Caribbean culture (literary modes, social science modes), the languages needed to express what Bilby calls the “ineffable”? To what extent and in what ways...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 177–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
...—that of a book of literary criticism—and explodes it, producing a beautifully written foray into the layered meanings of history, terror, and the ongoing quest to invent a future that will outrun a voracious past. 23 Maryse Condé, back cover of Richard Price, The Convict and the Colonel: A Story...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2022
... this work and others and features a unique and rare insight into Philip’s recordkeeping of her literary papers, as well as her long-time engagement with African diasporic histories and the archive of the slave trade. Philip also discusses the Black Lives Matter uprisings in the summer of 2020, following...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination (2016) and the coeditor, with Heidi Kaufman, of Caribbean Jewish Crossings: Literary History and Creative Practice (2019). She is currently writing a study of literary and visual representations of black victims of Nazi persecution. Katey...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 228–230.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of Chicago Press. A lison D onnell is professor of modern literatures in English at the University of Reading, United Kingdom. She has published widely on Caribbean and black British writings, including the book-length revision of literary history Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literature: Critical...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 89–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...” as well as the ways créolité allows for a thoroughgoing reconceptualization of literary history. 1 The first of these chapters, like this essay, deals with the work of Martinican author Raphaël Confiant. However, Apter's second chapter offers a reading of Maryse Condé's La migration des cœurs...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... The special section is therefore a timely intervention in the study of francophone Caribbean literature and thought, and not only because of the anniversary of the Éloge : the present marks something of a hiatus in the literary history of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Previously understood broadly...