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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Robert A. Hill This essay argues that before Garveyism became an ideology in its own right in 1920, and before it began its political ascent in the United States in 1919, Marcus Garvey was exposed during his sojourn in Britain, in 1913–14, to one of the most important social movements...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 1. Detail from Movement No. 7: On Edgar Cairo , with text, “Look how strong he is! Look how weak he is, Look how human he is.” Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2014. Photograph by Irene de Groot © National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sally Price This essay sets Éloge de la créolité (and the créolité movement) in the comparative context of earlier identitarian movements in the Caribbean and Afro-America, such as the Caribbean Artists Movement (anglophone Caribbean), Wie Eegie Sanie (Suriname), and the Grupo Antillano (Cuba...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Souleymane Bachir Diagne We need to reassess our reading of Negritude literature. Justice is not done to the literary, philosophical, and political movement founded by Aimé Césaire, Léon-Gontran Damas, and Léopold Sédar Senghor when it is simply considered an essentialist reversal of colonial...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 161–173.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., an energized popular movement led Aristide to power with significant support among progressive sectors of the middle class and signaled a potential realignment of forces that the Haitian bourgeoisie and its foreign backers believed threatened their interests. The coup d'état of September 1991 was the dominant...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kanika Batra This article examines a privately published newsletter, The Jamaica Gaily News , in circulation from 1978 to 1984, as an archive of gay and lesbian community building initiated by the Gay Freedom Movement (GFM). Contending that recent efforts of organizations like the Jamaica Forum...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Samantha A. Noel This essay interrogates the jamette's influence in the movements of contemporary women masqueraders. The jamette is important since she tapped into the potential of corporeal expression once colonial authorities felt it unfit for women to sing the popular kalinda songs of the late...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 113–124.
Published: 01 November 2013
... by exploring some of the modes of intracultural translation used by the authors of the créolité movement but focuses on Ina Césaire's novel Zonzon tête carrée , where cultural difference is downplayed in favor of another approach to translation developed from an internal Caribbean perspective. Even though Ina...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
...)—Trinidadian poet, publisher, activist, and founder of the institute—the essay explores how a politics of hope is articulated in relation to competing priorities of “foundation” and “movement.” It assesses the GPI’s radical potential as an archive designed to subvert its own authority, functioning...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of Chinese and other anti-imperialist movements, Chen toured the global South, worked in the United States, and returned to the West Indies during the early 1940s to play an integral role in the making of a transnational Caribbean cultural politics. Sine's research traces how Chen continually defied...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ginetta E. B. Candelario This essay considers how the myth of la ciguapa —an “indigenous,” usually female creature with backward pointing feet—both suggests a metaphor for the contradictory coherence of Hispanic Caribbean history and society and becomes a method for contestatory movements...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
... with re-centering Blacknesss in AfroLatinidad in response to the depoliticized usage of this identity. Through a focus on diaspora, movement, and the embodied fact of Blackness , the author argues that when thinking about negro (Black) and negritud (Blackness) from a transnational Spanish Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2023
... proposes the concept “decolonial citizenship” as a framework to tackle the archival and scholarly invisibility of Black women’s contributions to decolonial movements and their espousing new ways of belonging that are grounded in practices, geographies, epistemologies, and communities that persist despite...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 63–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Stella Vincenot This article shows how Patrick Chamoiseau's struggle against neocolonial forms of domination of Martinique is remarkably similar to French Regionalism, a movement fighting for political and cultural autonomy of the French Provinces in the early XXth Century. Given the fate of French...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Martin Munro; Celia Britton This essay introduces part 1 of a special section on the créolité movement—“Eulogizing Creoleness? Rereading Éloge de la créolité ”—in which a variety of essays explore and assess the impact, twenty-five-plus years on, of the controversial manifesto by Patrick Chamoiseau...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and its TV adaptation; Roger de Jaham's Tous Créoles! movement; and Romain Bolzinger's documentary Les derniers maîtres de la Martinique . Through the prism of the manifesto, the essay sketches a number of tropes, images, and discursive positions that, whether directly influenced by créolité...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Raphael Dalleo It has become commonplace to acknowledge that alongside the development of a powerful labor movement and the nation's first political party, Jamaica's literature came into its own during the 1930s and 1940s. This article explores how the different kind of work carried out in two...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2011
... frustrates the possibilities of movement for the constituents of the larger community such urbane travelers represent. © Small Axe, Inc. 2011 Floating Islands: Spectatorship and the Body Politic in the Traveling Subjectivities of John Edgar Wideman and Edwidge Danticat Myriam J. A. Chancy...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
... margins and centers, mediating the continual flow of movement in between and among cultures of the world. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 World Literature in French: A Caribbean Design? Keithley Woolward In autumn of 2007, five of the year’s seven major literary prizes in France were awarded...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
... etymological meaning, “to carry across.” The first section maps the movement of one concept, the rhizome, as it travels between and beyond the work of Glissant and that of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. The rhizome's travels reveal an uneven political economy of scholarly influence. The second section...