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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... space and offers them a methodology for destabilizing the world's (post)colonial orders. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 differential repetition petit pays small countries scalar theory postcolonial geography In the early 1990s, Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Edouard Glissant, and Wilson Harris turned...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
... people . . . But chaotic moments are often sites of regeneration.” Such an analysis—and the related relabeling of Martinique as an eco-island—form part of a wider project, linked in part to the advocacy of the potential of “petits pays” in Le discours antillais, as well as to the later ecological...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 63–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... space of the heartland (petit pays), in the ancestral way of life, or in the psychology of popular classes. For French regionalist writers, true Frenchness could be found only in old moral values and untarnished local traditions of the people of France. The emphasis on native traditions was so...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 52–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... collective work on the Haitian linguistic situation, he asks, Comment, par exemple, situer un élève des classes terminales d'un lycée public, né et vivant dans un quartier populaire de Port-au-Prince, dont les parents unilingues créolophones sont de très pauvres petits commerçants de manje kwuit et qui...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
... I am older I’d pay young men to love me. I just didn’t know it would come so fast. I have no problem with it. Brenda, listen to me. You shouldn’t worry either. If you are too shy to pay them, just give them gifts. —Ellen, Heading South Ellen’s words in the scene “Sex and Love” define...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... they published a Spanish translation of Aimé Césaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal ( Notebook of a Return to the Native Land ; hereafter Cahier ), with Cabrera's translation of Césaire's text and illustrations by Lam. 2 Narrating the perspective of a Martinican who returns to the island after time...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Aimé and colleague René Ménil, Europe was embroiled in World War II; for the first three years of the journal's life, Martinique was under control of the Vichy-appointed Admiral Robert. As a result, the cultural, existential, and political question posed in Aimé's 1939 Cahier d'un retour au pays natal...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 103–114.
Published: 01 March 2018
... he allows the true creole to be portrayed as his opposite. Examples of these cruel and ironic portrayals of mulattoes are the selfish petit-bourgeois (a firefly lighting up only himself), the pervert who tortures Marie-Sophie in the center of Fort-de-France, the handsome athlete of the sports...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 57–85.
Published: 01 September 2005
... mémoiree (site of memory).an Drawing from the revolutionary Haitian historiographies written by Madiou d Ardouin, the historical refl ections on Défi lée by Octave Petit, and the trenchant contemporary analyses of this heroine by Joan Dayan, I examine Défi lée as a national...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 89–102.
Published: 01 March 2018
... pays. Lors de la réception d’un mariage dans une famille petite-bourgeoise, un médecin raconte l’histoire d’un cantonnier venu à l’hôpital dans ses plus beaux habits non pas pour se faire soigner, mais pour y mourir. Le cantonnier étant celui qui nettoie la ville, ses rues, ses routes, ses égouts et...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 51–62.
Published: 01 November 2009
... événements survenus en Europe au milieu du XXe siècle. 19 « Et nous sommes debout maintenant, mon pays et moi, les cheveux dans le vent, ma petite main maintenant dans son poing énorme, et la force n’est pas en nous mais au-dessus de nous ». Aimé Césaire, Cahier d’un retour au pays natal (1939...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... website), and overarching political agenda (defending human rights, and combatting racism, xenophobia, and all forms of discrimination) resonate with the Éloge. 37 The website features a document titled “Petit éloge de notre créolité,” and in the minutes of the first annual meeting, also available...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 132–154.
Published: 01 March 2021
... it was proclaimed one of the official languages of the country in the Haitian Constitution of 1987, the question was being hotly debated in the years preceding the publication of Ti dife boule . An early 1973 edition of the Haitian weekly Le Petit Samedi Soir was dominated by the theme that appeared on its...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Petition to Remove US Gay Ambassador,” Fox News Latino , www.latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2016/03/11/dominican-church-leaders-start-white-house-petition-to-remove-us-gay-ambassador , para. 10. 21 See ibid., paras. 3 and 4. 20 “The Dominican Republic and Haiti: One Island, Two Nations...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 189–201.
Published: 01 September 2005
... people react to this history. How do the people who work in the Dominican Republic say “sa pale dè pasé nou, nou é petit Dessalines, nou sé petit Toussaint, nou sé petit Henri, ki jan nou fé la?” (It talks about our past. We are Dessalines’s children, Toussaint’s children, Henri’s children; what...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., in Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean , historian Peter James Hudson offers a detailed and damning account of the entanglements of the internationalization of US banking, imperialism, and (neo)colonialism in the epoch of US-led finance capitalism. He pays particular attention...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Martin Munro Master of the New: Tradition and Intertextuality in Dany Laferrière’s Pays sans chapeau Martin Munro any Laferrière occupies a very particular place in contemporary Haitian writing. Something of a one-man literary movement, Laferrière stands between the 1960s...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 87–99.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of “apprenticeship.” Additionally, the Dutch government decided to pay a form of compensation not to those who had done hard unpaid labor for several centuries but to their enslavers. The slave owners in Suriname were granted 300 guilders per enslaved person registered in their plantation records, though...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 127–137.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the village, people joined them and so did Tia. They made their way up the hill. They were tired of being used by these whites. They were tired of bowing and smiling and yes-sirring and begging and pleading; they were tired of metayage , of paying tribute to the white man. Why did the white people insist...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 100–107.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of the twentieth century, as European ethnographers, folklorists, and eventually avant-garde artists began paying close attention to art nègre . Early instances of the phrase were systematically sarcastic descriptions of African arts or customs. The idea was that what passed for art in Africa was irredeemably...