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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 20–35.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Tzarina T. Prater The central protagonist of Patricia Powell's The Pagoda , Mr. Lowe, is a transgendered figure, a girl named Lau A-yin who is dressed as a boy by her father until she reaches adolescence, when he attempts to sell her into marriage to satisfy debts. She escapes by cutting her hair...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 98–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lisa Lowe In Reconstructing Womanhood , Hazel Carby showed us that reading lost histories required the deconstruction of liberal institutions and ideologies that had worked to render them illegible. My contribution takes up this dimension of Carby's work as I discuss the place of the...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Jan Lowe Shinebourne Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Memories of British Guiana Jan Lowe Shinebourne KATHERINE MARSHALL, WINTER, TORONTO, CANADA eat is bad before that kind of rain. Sweaty. Like hands on you. You put on fresh clothes in the morning. By midday it soak with...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... politics of pleasure and the cultural work that live soca performances achieve through the creation of what I refer to as intimacies . Drawing on Lisa Lowe's critical insights, I use the word “intimacy” in two ways: to speak about the spatial proximity soca helps create, and to address the variety of...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
... optimism that democracy is the means of producing radical change in the region and given antidemocratic sentiments among the people, expressed most powerfully in low value for the human in the Jamaican context. Using Meeks's premise that ethical questions are at the heart of radical change, the essay...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 125–132.
Published: 01 June 2008
... children but by our children’s children, even when many of us who have witnessed the event, shall be forgotten and laid low in the dust.”1 Every attempt was made to make this statement so and to permanently mark this visit into the collective memory of the people. The site of his embarkation...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... dispossession of prior indigenous occupants, disrupting one of the region’s foundational premises: Amerindian extinction. 25 Accounting for the unique difference of the Caribbean requires grappling with, to borrow from Lisa Lowe, the intimacies of the relationship between slavery, dispossession, and the...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... • Saidiya Hartman and Tina Campt  |  21 offers his readers the possibility of imagining a more complex cultural and national identity for themselves.” In her essay on “Child of Empire” in this issue Lisa Lowe writes: If Equiano’s Narrative established a new world convention at the dawn of...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 1–6.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of these wild parts – the scrub. the xpose forums of stone. the senseh of th (e) ancient speech of salt. a long dark broken escarpment on the left of the journey i will nvr reach. the highlands low & long in the distance ob- scure(d) by a thin ochre of cloud. so many hidden tombs into...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 209–211.
Published: 01 September 2002
... private business enterprise. Also, many women view sex work as a way to meet potential husbands; thus, the work can serve as a path toward a raised social status. Sun, Sex, and Gold examines reasons why Caribbean men and women continue to work in the sex industry. For low...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 212.
Published: 01 September 2002
... view sex work as a way to meet potential husbands; thus, the work can serve as a path toward a raised social status. Sun, Sex, and Gold examines reasons why Caribbean men and women continue to work in the sex industry. For low-income women, the predictable wages ensure...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
... two-dimensional movements. They weave and bind the colonial and the postcolonial; the past, future, and present. Negotiating terrains, a sense of low returns to high speed, and the forgotten navigate the remembered. ...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 133–148.
Published: 01 July 2016
... stunnin' verdant venues love to stretch & bend & sway dance the horse chip … bend down low to kiss the sea stand up straight to face the sun coconut trees are full of grace blessed with cool nourishin' sweetwater   milk to drink     meat to eat       oil to...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 151–161.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Inside the maxis, your heart is a flycatcher trapped in a house, swooping low from St. Augustine to Petit Valley. Heat sprawled across your face when you walked, as all of your shy unwound itself, littering the roads. You will forget you knew what it's like to be precious, stunned by the...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
... popular culture be historicized. e origins and development of Caribbean discourse on “public women” illustrate the historical nature of state and class interests in women’s behavior in the public arena of the street, in the “low-brow” arena of the dancehalls and the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2014
... The Chinese immigrant's language, spoken and written, according to Keith Lowe, was, among all of the languages spoken in Jamaica, “most different from the official language,” and that difference impeded learning and made the Chinese targets for mockery by locals. 26 To speak Chinese in a black...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 219–231.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Working People, 1881–1905 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981); and Lowe, Intimacies of Four Continents , 35–36. On Afro-Asian solidarities in a transnational context, see Vijay Prashad, Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting: Afro-Asian Connections and the Myth of Cultural Purity (Boston: New...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 128–136.
Published: 01 November 2009
... disappointed and knowing they had been betrayed, the people had stayed home. At the time of the presidential elections of 2000, only Hallward and Aristide saw electors vote en masse. Haitian journalists, international observers, journal- ists from all over the world counted a low percentage of the...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 130–139.
Published: 01 July 2010
... police killed two women and a child of ten and a man had to be buried with a tam to cover the remains of his skull. And they called it a shoot-out and no officer was arrested or even suspended, just transferred. That was after the dollar devalued to new lows, and those who could sent their prized...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., the international network of cultural producers and critics committed to equitable exchange and support across racialized and cultural boundaries (see httpwww.culturerights.co.uk). 232  |  Contributors Lisa Lowe is professor of comparative literature at the University of California...