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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Elena Machado Sáez Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Postcoloniality, Atlantic Orders, and the Migrant Male in the Writings of Caryl Phillips Elena Machado Sáez n his review of anglophone Caribbean literature, “Th e Novel in the British Carib- bean,” A. J. Seymour looks speciﬁ...
Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Jorge L. Giovannetti Small Axe Incorporated 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The Elusive Organization of “Identity”: Race, Religion, and Empire Among Caribbean Migrants in Cuba Jorge L...
Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... included significant numbers of women, and often more women than men. Caribbean immigrant women ran boardinghouses and sold meals in rimland ports with recently arrived migrant labor forces or worked as domestics in middle-class homes in more established metropoles like Caracas, Havana, and Port of Spain...
Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Michael McMillan West Indian identity was created in the context of Diasporic migration and the West Indian front room as the `special' room designated in the domestic interiors of migrants was reserved for guests with restricted access to children. In response to the trauma of displacement...
Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 52–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Republic and vendors traveling between Haiti, Curacao, Panama, and the Bahamas, as well as return migrants and others. The author posits that the insistence that all multiligual Haitians belong to the same socioeconomic category depends on the image of the authentic Haitian as poor, illiterate...
Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... The essay reminisces and imagines different scenarios of survival and resilience, while analyzing modes of representations of Guadeloupean identities, from the unattributed and undated ID photograph of the author's paternal grandmother to Augustus Sherman's group portrait of migrant workers on their arrival...
Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 78–95.
Published: 01 July 2020
... responses to crisis, such as protests over the high cost of living or government corruption, with ordinary or seemingly banal disasters, such as a capsized boat that led to the deaths of dozens of overseas migrants to show how the political crisis in Haiti appears in people’s lives in both ordinary...
Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in Jamaica might tell us about the development of literary culture in the Caribbean. The author ends by thinking about how a focus on returns might also help us to rethink the decade. The essay examines instances of migrant returns, through which people recrossed the waters, and explores literary remittances...
Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 37–53.
Published: 01 October 2006
... Union, a well known remittance service used in the Caribbean and interna- tionally, as material cultural evidence of the active interchange between Caribbean migrant and diaspora communities and their communities at home.1 Western Union and its many other competitors offer a service that involves...
Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 171–180.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the slave ship, and the migrant ships and all that ship (verb, noun, suffix) means in relation to this specific young girl, to black girls everywhere, and to black people in and across time and space and place. Looking at that photograph, I thought of other compelled photographs, and I argued...
Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... 29 • July 2016 • Patricia Mohammed | 61 cultural forms that Europe had conferred on the region. The chapter that addresses the Indians is titled simply “The Indians.” The script for Indians and Asians, relative newcomers to the New World as settled migrants, was yet to unfold.13...
Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... In particular, the emphasis on the economic potential of migrant economic and human capital severs the mutually reinforcing relationship between social reproduction and economic production that these transnational flows animated. Here, then, we might recognize and move beyond the invisibilizing effects...
Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 32–41.
Published: 01 October 2008
... is being posed at the beginning of the twenty-first century. For instance, are Haitian writers of the diaspora truly Haitian or just the creations of a global postcoloniality or migrant literature in North America? Yet, it 5. Alain Ramire, “Idéologie et subversion chez les poètes...
Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
... example shows how Caribbean processes transcend both the internal regional divisions and the geographical delimitations implied in any definition of the Caribbean. This is also true, albeit in a different way, for my second example, which is a violent episode against migrants in Cuba. Using the case study...
Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 134–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., resulting in large part from the coming of age of the children of the Windrush Generation of Caribbean migrants (coming to Britain between the late 1940s and the early 1960s). 1 These youngsters came of age during a decade that was, in equal measure, as fascinating as it was fractious. A number...
Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... is an interesting take on the narrative of return as it engages the individualist migrant text with an activist perspective endemic among those who remain in the Caribbean. The differences among My Brother, a novel such as Lucy, and Mr Potter, the text that my essay addresses, serve to indicate...
Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
... to the majority of Anglophone Caribbean migrants—and New York, whose importance has been widely accepted as “a destination and place of residence for migrants and as an eco- nomic, cultural and social site of significance in the wider spectrum of movement characteristic of the Caribbean...
Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
... in the Bahamas as a rare specimen forecasts a future where the only place such marine forms will be “preserved” is on television or through other visual technologies. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Migrant Population in The Bahamas Artists featured in the exhibition also tackle another sensitive social...
Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 38–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Starting in an outer borough and witnessing the small acts of migrant domesticity at that site through my companion's memories of her own participation in a similar act forty-eight years earlier indelibly stamped my apprehensions of the rest of the venues: the exhibitions but more strikingly the spaces...
Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of Pittsburgh. She is the author of The Company They Kept: Migrants and the Politics of Gender in Caribbean Costa Rica, 1870–1960 (2002) and Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age (2013). R ose R éjouis is an associate professor in the Department of Literary Studies...