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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Greg Thomas This essay reads Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis” as a text that both examines and embodies maroonage, significantly, in various ways and on various levels. It takes off from Aimé Césaire's underacknowledged imperative, “Marronnons-nous,” recognizing and demonstrating the import...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 122–127.
Published: 01 July 2023
...: University of Chicago Press, 2015). 9 For a compelling account of the more capacious term maroonage , see Thomas, “ Marronnons / Let’s Maroon,” 71–74. 8 Thomas, “ Marronnons / Let’s Maroon,” 73; Spillers, “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe,” 73. 7 Thomas, “ Marronnons / Let’s Maroon,” 69...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Scott nor C Magazine eschews the idea of coming into voice, their deployment of voice requires something altogether different from us as readers. voice unfreedom fugitivity maroonage feminism Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 ...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 191–201.
Published: 01 July 2014
... embodiment. This is what I explore in what follows, through the specific setting and particular culture of the reggae dancehall session. Dread bodies are the subjects of resistance, rebellion, revolution, revolt, and maroonage. The figures of dread include Paul Bogle, Django, Mandingo, and Toussaint...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., maroonage, revolution, and more—revealing that the plantation, in both slave and postslave contexts, must be understood alongside complex negotiations of time, space, and terror. 11 I begin with the African Burial Ground to look at the ways it is an assertion of city life that opens up a spatial...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Carolyn Cooper calls a “verbal maroonage,” concerned with more than simply changing the material dimensions of a sound. 6 Understanding the muzzle as a metaphor for the linguistic enslavement of black people, which suggests that literacy, fundamentally, is a body speaking, and reading the slave muzzle...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... 12 For example, Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sergio Giral had success in Cuba's film industry with a series of films dealing with the history of slavery and maroonage in Cuba. However, his 1981 film Techo de vidrio ( Glass Roof ), which dealt with contemporary themes of corruption and subtle forms...
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