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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... only the abortion of “black man time now” but also a loss of idealism and a growth of a cynical self-serving pragmatism, disturbing features that still scar the Jamaican psychosocial landscape today. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 race/color/class 1970s Jamaican autobiography/fiction...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 112–134.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 2009 “But Bogle Was a Bold Man”: Vision, History, and Power for a New Jamaica Petrina Dacres In 1965, in the month of October, the seaside town of Morant Bay in St. Thomas, the south- eastern-most parish of Jamaica, became the site of national commemoration. In the late morn- ing of...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 10 Alvin Marriott, Banana Man , c1955. Mahogany, 37.4 in. Collection of the National Gallery of Jamaica. Courtesy of Andrew Bogues Figure 10. Alvin Marriott, Banana Man, c1955. Mahogany, 37.4 in. Collection of the National Gallery of Jamaica. Courtesy of Andrew Bogues More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 3. Mark Bradford, A Truly Rich Man Is One Whose Children Run into His Arms Even When His Hands Are Empty , 2008. Photomechanical reproductions, acrylic gel medium, comic-book paper, carbon paper, acrylic paint, caulking, and additional mixed media on canvas; 102 × 144 in. Courtesy Hauser More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 10 “Two survivors prepare food outside the barracks. The man on the right, presumably, is Jean (Johnny) Voste, born in Belgian Congo, who was the only black prisoner in Dachau.” Photographer unknown. Dachau, Bavaria, Germany, May 1945. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington More
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 100–114.
Published: 01 July 2019
... particular instance, Poui before Rain explores the nikah , the Islamic marriage that allows a man living under Islamic law to marry up to three women in a simple ceremony using two witnesses. Equally, he is allowed to divorce by simply repeating Talaak (I divorce you) three times. The nikah is a largely...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of patriarchy and, at best, as a man caught between the feminist politics of the women in his life and the constraints of a male-centered Caribbean revolutionary and anticolonial tradition. By contrast, this essay argues that the feminism in the play must be read beyond James the man and instead in...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 154–163.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Andrea E. Shaw “Dieu est mon pilote à Tanqueray” is a short story about a young man named Lemuel and his journey from Haiti to South Florida. As Lemuel prepares for the trip, the ship's captain shows him the sail that is made out of material from a discarded billboard. On the sail is a handsome...
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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. “Always Changing, while Still Remaining”: A Tribute to Edouard Glissant...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Petra R. Rivera-Rideau In 2012, reggaeton artist Tego Calderón released a music video for his song “Robin Hood.” The video tells the story of a man who aids a group of undocumented Dominican immigrants to Puerto Rico. Through a close reading of “Robin Hood,” this essay argues that Calderón...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that subjects of the African diaspora have been damaged by white supremacy and colonialism differently, the faster we can figure out how to sprout out of the rotting episteme created by Man. Plants can and do grow from rot. The cop would not hesitate. What are the usual responses to foreign Afro...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
...-states. Finally, the essay suggests that our apocalyptic present makes the case for an abolitionist praxis to intentionally end this world that singularly values Man 2 / homo oeconomicus to save ourselves as a species. Copyright © 2020 by Small Axe, Inc. 2020 2018 Greenvale floods climate change...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
... disguise the subaltern and the transgressive. After two hundred years of masquarades and street performances—a history that spans from Belisario to Beenie Man—it is time to ask the question, what's in your closet? Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Accessories/Accessaries; or, What’s in Your Closet? Petrine...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of being human as Homo oeconomicus , Economic Man. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Black intellectual history slavery colonialism black cultural forms capitalism Homo oeconomicus The task of Black scholarship for the Eighties will be to continue the theoretical delegitimation of the...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
... arrival at Ellis Island in the late 1910s, Man Ray's exotica of his métisse muse on the eve of World War II, Sarah Maldoror's filmic depiction of a heroine of the Angolan anticolonial struggle in the 1970s, Alain Foix's recent historical reconstitution of the encounter between Angela Davis and Gerty...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 23–42.
Published: 01 July 2012
... shows how trespass and transgression, and the enduring concepts of plot and plantation, acquire completely different contours and raise different ethical questions depending on location. Thus Africa, as an ostensibly valorized original homeland for black Caribbean people, and the no-man's-land of...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
... briefly refers to two generative moments in the history of Caribbean studies: one in the 1950s framed around M. G. Smith's A Framework for Caribbean Studies and another in the 1970s framed around Kamau Brathwaite's “Caribbean Man in Space and Time.” The point in considering these moments in the figuring...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 72–84.
Published: 01 July 2018
... book’s presenter, politician Euclides Gutiérrez Félix, questioned why a man of wealth and power like Trujillo would even need someone to help him “attract or conquer women” and asserted that Mayer was “a judicious or discreet lady”; moreover, a substantial portion of the book itself centers on debunking...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 September 2002
... either, and of the living being burdened by those dead whose remorse keeps appearing like an unwanted child in each generation.” ! e structural thread of the book is the journey of its heroine, Jean Landing, who is escorted by the man she loves—but must leave—through...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 194.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 . The last two sentences of the first paragraph of page 12 of this article should read, “The church unwittingly participates in its disruption initiated by the Jamaican woman’s ‘man tiefery’ decried in figure 1. As a moral crime, man tiefery, which...