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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 (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 138–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Christopher Winks This essay explores the enduring relevance and challenges of Caribbean Négritude poetry, with specific emphasis on the work and thought of Aimé Césaire and Léon-Gontran Damas. The decolonizing imperative that speaks through their work retains an agonic immediacy and political...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Robert Decker This essay argues for the recuperation of the writings of Léonard Sainville, a founding member of Negritude, and the incorporation of his work into the movement’s canon. Sainville was a historian and novelist whose work mitigates Negritude’s undertheorization of the concept of history...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Emily A. Maguire In 1943, Cuban writer Lydia Cabrera published a Spanish translation of Aimé Césaire's poem Notebook of a Return to the Native Land with illustrations by Cuban artist Wifredo Lam. The translation introduced the concept of Négritude to a Cuban and Spanish-language readership...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
...T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Erasures and the Practice of Diaspora Feminism T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting hat would it mean though to stake out a ‘silenced’ genealogy of Négritude through the transnational intellectual circuits of African...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 128–141.
Published: 01 October 2008
... in the 1930s and that my approach was more appropriate than it appeared at the time. After all, since Césaire was a black poet, his cultural context was supposed to be African. This was what the existing writing in and around the Negritude movement told us, and the enthusiasm for Jahn’s neo-Africanist...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 126–136.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Fred Réno Négritude et créolité ont une dimension politique indéniable. D’abord parce que surgissant à des moments historiques singuliers du développement politique des territoires français de la Caraïbe, elles contestent d’un point de vue culturel, le pouvoir métropolitain. Ensuite parce que ceux...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jennifer M. Wilks This essay positions Negritude thinker Suzanne Césaire (1915–66) as a cultural critic whose “writings of dissent” remain relevant both in the Caribbean of her birth and the Europe of her death. Although far-right politicians have argued for contemporary France's return to its...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 18–32.
Published: 01 July 2023
... after Negritude, and a commitment to the experiences of Afro-Caribbean womanhood. 32 Brodber, “African American and African Jamaican Meeting in St Mary, Jamaica, as Slaves of Governor Wright and His Family,” in Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation , 59. 33 Patricia Noxolo, “Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 199–209.
Published: 01 November 2021
... , reprenant à leur compte le corpus de la négritude, met en avant, en son sein, une communauté de vue sur l’Afrique. Partant de ce constat et pour illustrer les changements intervenus, en Haïti, dans les représentations de l’Afrique, cet cet essai critique de There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death...
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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 (2 (71)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2023
... serve as the basis for solidarity with other oppressed people. Whereas the accusation of racial essentialism has long followed the founders of the Negritude movement, the Yugoslav connection invites a more layered and nuanced reading of the Notebook , whose unusual origins resonate throughout its verses...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 86–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to Césaire's poetic legacy, his theory of Negritude, his relationship to Marxism, and his intellectual partnership with his wife, Suzanne Césaire. What emerges is a sense of Césaire's legacy as a living legacy, firmly rooted in a specific historical context but revealing different facets of its structure...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 164–175.
Published: 01 March 2024
... faith, b/Black consciousness, the blues and hip-hop, bridging the aesthetic and the ethical, colonization, decolonization, double-consciousness, embodied consciousness, epistemic closure, freedom, historical erasure, joy, language, liberalism, Negritude, neoliberalism, oppression, political life...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2021
... stage. For Aimé and Suzanne Césaire, however, the trip was not only—or perhaps, not even primarily—political but also cultural. Despite the historical influence of Haiti in the work of the poet (as in the pages of Journal of a Homecoming : “Haiti, where Negritude stood up for the first time” 8...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2024
...? matthew.omelsky@rochester.edu © Small Axe, Inc. 2024 gender and sexuality studies Caribbean literature Wifredo Lam Negritude surrealism The most prominent of the three illustrations accompanying the 1943 Cuban translation of Aimé Césaire’s Notebook of a Return to the Native Land contains...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 1–13.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... A close reading of her essays alongside previously uncited personal correspondence reveals Haiti to be central to her vision for a Caribbean cultural renaissance after the death and destruction of the war. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Martinique Caribbean poetics World War II Negritude surrealism...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 119–123.
Published: 01 October 2008
... the meetings at the home of Madame Paulette Nardal, a committed defender of the Antillean and black personality. He met the Senegalese Léopold Sédar Senghor and the Guyanese Léon-Gontran Damas, forming the inseparable trio of Negritude, but above all, in 1939, in what could be called...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 63–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Antilles en quête de racines: Le regard du journal Le figaro sur la négritude et la créolit Antilla, 526 (March 1993): 33. 3 From 1907 to 1945, of the thirty-eight Prix Goncourt awarded, eighteen were given to regionalist authors. 4 Patrick Chamoiseau, Texaco (Paris: Gallimard, 1992). 5 Reported...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2020
... interview: “He would tease me: ‘ You know, Confiant, créolité is but a department of negritude .’ I would not lose my cool, and I would answer: ‘ For me, on the contrary, negritude is a province of créolité. Forgive me but I am not a fan of the word “department.” ’ And we would burst into laughter” (“Il me...