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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... genealogy and a model for contextualizing the issues, experiences, and approaches that began to be highlighted with the advent of postcolonial studies. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Postcolonial Caribbean Discourse: Transnationalism and Anticolonialism in Creole...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 164–184.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Veerle Poupeye This essay reflects on how social unrest and violence are responded to in the mainstream visual arts of postcolonial Jamaica. The focus is on two particular moments of crisis: the social unrest and political violence during the Michael Manley administration in the 1970s...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2010
... News . This history is of relevance to Jamaican and other postcolonial sexuality based movements existing under threats of archaic colonial statutes criminalizing homosexuality. The article further argues that an understanding of sexual activism in Jamaica can serve as a supplement to transnational...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Indeed, for Smith the postcolonial is even one of the characteristic dimensions of the contemporary in global art. He incites us, therefore, to ask, What is the relation between the “contemporary” and the “postcolonial”? Is postcolonial art contemporary? Many of these are artists whose work has...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 116–131.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Monique A. Bedasse; Aaron Kamugisha This essay argues for an approach to postcolonial Caribbean intellectual history that moves beyond the national archive to rely on a globally dispersed archive. It uses Rastafari repatriation to Tanzania to highlight the intellectual history of the movement...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to conduct that interview, was the story of the Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM)—how to think about it as a postcolonial intervention into what he had later called the “social arts.” I had pursued other avenues to the story, but to no avail. I had once telephoned Andrew Salkey in Amherst, Massachusetts...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Percy C. Hintzen Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Creoleness and Nationalism in Guyanese Anticolonialism and Postcolonial Formation Percy C. Hintzen n analysis of the postcolonial formation of Guyana (formerly the English colony of British Guiana) and its relationship...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 188–198.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rachel Douglas This review engages with fundamental questions regarding postcolonial canon formation and the marginalization of the Haitian Spiralist writers, the theory-centrism of postcolonial criticism, and “showing” versus “telling”—issues raised by Kaiama L. Glover's Haiti Unbound . Using...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 1–21.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Glenn A. Elmer Griffin In this essay Glenn A. Elmer Griffin adopts a January 2009 parricidal attack in St. Lucia as an instantiation of the escalating problem of fratricidal crime in the postcolonial Eastern Caribbean. Following the work of Kamau Brathwaite, Griffin argues that this violence...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 189–197.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Timothy Chin Small Axe Incorporated 2006 BOOK DISCUSSION: The Caribbean Postcolonial The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity, Shalini Puri. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004. ISBN: 1-4039-6181-6 (cloth) Transnationalism, Diaspora...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Eleni Coundouriotis Small Axe Incorporated 2006 BOOK DISCUSSION: The Caribbean Postcolonial The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity, Shalini Puri. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004. ISBN: 1-4039-6181-6 (cloth) Transnationalism, Diaspora...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 206–217.
Published: 01 February 2006
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 142–162.
Published: 01 June 2007
... prestige for themselves in the face of an ever-effacing violence. Small Axe Incorporated 2007 “No Grave Cannot Hold My Body Down”: Rituals of Death and Burial in Postcolonial Jamaica Annie Paul Ab s t r a c t : In contemporary Jamaica, funerals increasingly revolve around fantasy...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 February 2008
...,” a process that names new categories of persons but also subjects them to an articulation of disciplinary powers not of their own making. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 After Empire: Training Lawyers as a Postcolonial Enterprise Mindie Lazarus-Black Ab s t r a c t : The early...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 215–225.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the (n)either/(n)or two-facedness of indeterminate meaning. Signaling bilingualism, they locate my newspaper columns for the Jamaica Observer and the Jamaica Gleaner within a quite specific discourse on the politics of national identity in neocolonial Jamaica. Or “postcolonial”—if one is overly...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 59–66.
Published: 01 March 2023
... status as ancestor. Highlighting these processes of sacralization allows a critical rereading of how De Kom is inscribed in postcolonial politics of memory in the Netherlands. The focus by postcolonial historians on historical accuracy and reading archives against or “along the grain” is crucial...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
... independence from Britain in 1962, and the path to postcolonialism became immediately problematic. The political leaders of Jamaican independence ended the celebration of 1 August as Emancipation Day, the most important day that the country's majority African-descended population had been marking since...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Anthony Bogues Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Politics, Nation and PostColony: Caribbean Inflections Anthony Bogues For if the history of Caribbean society is that of a dual relation Between plantation and plot, the two poles which originate in a single Historical process...
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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...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 88–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
... political projects and end various postcolonial judicial constraints. A total of twelve states—Guyana, Antigua, Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, and later Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines (the latter two signed on 15...