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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 61–83.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Michelle Joan Wilkinson Small Axe Incorporated 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Haciendo Patria: The Puerto Rican Flag in the Art of Juan Sánchez Michelle Joan Wilkinson uerto Rico is an island...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 172–185.
Published: 01 July 2013
... New World approach to the region. Titled “Paths to National Self-Discovery: USA and Puerto Rico,” it first appeared in 1956 and was written by Daniel J. Boorstin, a historian of the United States. Unlike conventional scholarship on the Caribbean, including the definitive work, The People of Puerto...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Anne S. Macpherson This essay makes a case for comparative Caribbean historiography rooted in research that crosses linguistic, national, and imperial lines, through a discussion of Puerto Rican and Belizean working women from abolition to the 1930s. In illustrating the commensurability of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 64–77.
Published: 01 November 2014
... produced within a particular national context. On this premise, Natalie L. Belisle argues that “untranslatability” designates the exclusion of texts originating in juridically indeterminate spaces, such as Puerto Rico, from world literary space. Building primarily on theories of language and translation in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Petra R. Rivera-Rideau In 2012, reggaeton artist Tego Calderón released a music video for his song “Robin Hood.” The video tells the story of a man who aids a group of undocumented Dominican immigrants to Puerto Rico. Through a close reading of “Robin Hood,” this essay argues that Calderón...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rebeca L. Hey-Colón Through a discussion of Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon , this essay argues that Julia de Burgos is an integral figure to consider in the development of a feminine genealogy of the uses of water in Caribbean and diasporic...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 188–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Edna Acosta-Belén This commentary is inspired to a large degree, but not solely, by literary critic Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's remarkable book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon . Aiming to undertake a historical and critical engagement with some aspects of Pérez-Rosario's...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Lowell Fiet Work on Sargasso as an independent journal of Caribbean literature, language, and culture began at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in 1983. After a successful, but not uncomplicated, launching of its first issue in 1984, the journal received support and contributions from important...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 203–208.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jossianna Arroyo This review essay focuses on a critical reading of Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon with the aim to shed light on these following questions: How can we read the writing of community in the work of Julia de Burgos? And to what...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vanessa Pérez-Rosario This essay—a response to a discussion of the author's 2014 book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon —focuses on the importance of generations, intellectual genealogies, iconicity, and the afterlives of Puerto Rican poet and writer Julia de Burgos...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, in 2004. Incorporating both self- and peer reflection, their remarks provide historical and critical context for their own and each other's work. They also address the Caribbean as influence and inspiration, and as both a real and an imagined site. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
... transpires in Hispanic Caribbean New York. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Fernando Ortiz hispanophone Caribbean diaspora contact zone Nuyorican Caliban Miguel Algarín Jesus Abraham “Tato” Laviera Roberto Márquez Lourdes Casal Spanglish Puerto Rican diaspora For Tato Laviera Charles Forsdick's generative...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Miguel Luciano Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Ride or Die is a body of work commissioned by BRIC in 2017, featuring sculptures of customized vintage Schwinn bicycles that commemorate the traditions of Puerto Rican bike clubs in New York. Through the use of vintage bicycles and historic...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 3 Estadista ( Statehood’er ), 2017; 1968 Schwinn Fastback, vintage hangman sissy bar, flags. Background: State Hood , 2017; Klansman hood sewn from the 2016 campaign flags of the Partido Nuevo Progresista, Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood party. Photograph by Jason Wyche. Figure 3 More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the Puerto Rican Community in New York, trans. Juan Flores and ed. César Andreau Iglesias (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1984 [1977 small axe 19 • February 2006 • p 74–93 • ISSN 0799-0537 SX19 • February 2006 • Hilda Lloréns | 75 encanto...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 21–31.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the intense Americanization and Latin Americanization of the hispanophone Caribbean. While deep divisions exist between the hispanophone and other linguistic groups within the region, divisions also exist between Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and the Spanish-speaking circum-Caribbean such...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... produce the following results: Cuba, five; the Dominican Republic, six; and Puerto Rico, two. On the face of it, then, we might conclude that Small Axe , as a premier journal in Caribbean studies, has had relatively little participation from and engagement with the Spanish Caribbean. 1 That conclusion...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 219–221.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Contemporary Portrait (2006). She received her PhD from Columbia University and has been a visiting professor at Cornell University and a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton and Yale Universities. J ossianna A rroyo is a professor in and the chair of the Department...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 225–227.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., when young New York–born Puerto Ricans were asserting a new cultural-political identity inspired by the Cuban Revolution, the Chicago Young Lords, and the civil rights and Black Power movements. Maristany was one of the earliest members of the New York chapter of the Young Lords Party and soon became...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 206–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... focus on Caribbean visual culture, critical theory, and collaborative artistic practices. He has done long-term fieldwork research in Jamaica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad and Tobago, Puerto Rico, and the United States. He is the author of two books on Caribbean art and...