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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 September 2005
...J. Michael Dash Small Axe Incorporated 2005 The Theater of the Haitian Revolution / The Haitian Revolution as Theater J. Michael Dash Th e theatre had come to a town without theatres, and as a theatre would have to be created, they took advantage of a heaven-sent...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Cuban Revolution's racial politics, speaking brazenly into a period that produced a general textual silence on post-1959 racial inequalities and providing an enduring Afro-Cuban counterargument to Cuba's myth of racial democracy. Guillén Landrián claimed to have suffered decades of political...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Maziki Thame This essay discusses Brian Meeks's assertions on the centrality of democracy to transforming the Caribbean in his book Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory (2014). It considers the relationship between democracy and revolution in the Caribbean in light of Meeks's...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Nicole Phillip Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Women in the Grenada Revolution, 1979–1983 Nicole Phillip I The year 1951 is synonymous in Grenada with the words strike, riot, and revolution. It saw the rise of Eric Matthew Gairy who led the first massive strike action by...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): 95–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Oliver Benoit Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Ressentiment and the Gairy Social Revolution Oliver Benoit Eric Matthew Gairy was born to a humble family in St. Andrew’s, Grenada, in 1922. He obtained only a primary school education and began working as a primary school teacher...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gérarde Magloire-Danton Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Anténor Firmin and Jean Price‐Mars: Revolution, Memory, Humanism Gérarde Magloire-Danton aiti’s radical revolution, which, as Anténor Firmin incisively put it, “aff ected the economic system and moral order of all European...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 189–201.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Dany Laferrière; Louis-Philippe Dalembert; Edwidge Danticat; Évelyne Trouillot; J. Michael Dash Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Roundtable: Writing, History, and Revolution Danyy Laferrière, Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Edwidge Danticat, Évelyne Trouillot J. Michael Dash, moderator J...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): viii–xiii.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Number 18 September 2005 Profondes et nombreuses: Haiti, History, Culture, 1804–2004 Guest edited by Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw and Martin Munro CONTENTS Foreword David Scott v Introduction: Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 58–70.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Rachel Douglas This article argues that there is a conspicuous lack of representations of the Haitian revolution in most contemporary Haitian writing. Rather than writing explicitly about the Revolution, many Haitian writers “perform” revolutions in their own work. Frankétienne's work provides us...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
...David Scott This essay inquires into the uses of Haiti and its revolution as emblematic for contemporary theory. It raises a question about the new “philosophic” construction of Haiti—and its revolution—as an originary or exemplary moment of “human rights,” less to impugn universality as such than...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 152–162.
Published: 01 November 2010
... something significant about Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit stands or falls on his knowledge of the Haitian Revolution; and the second concerns her curious reading of C.L.R. James' T he Black Jacobins , as mainly “information,” rather than itself an attempt to theorize the Haitian Revolution as universal...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 163–172.
Published: 01 November 2010
... left somewhat unresolved in her seminal essay “Hegel and Haiti,” turns the Haitian Revolution and its half suppressed echo in Hegel's master-slave dialectic into an emblematic event. Universal ideas of liberty and liberation can only be glimpsed in singular moments of rupture, systemic break-down, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Doris L. Garraway This study proposes a new interpretation of the Haitian Revolution and its aftermath by examining the ideological foundations for the emergence of the first monarchy in the postcolonial Atlantic world. The discourse of freedom and the practice of authoritarianism in the Haitian...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Laurent Dubois This essay discusses the ways in which Madison Smartt Bell's novel The Stone That the Builder Refused represents the history of the Haitian Revolution, and particularly the figure of Toussaint Louverture. It argues that the novel engages usefully with the problem of how we can and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Madison Smartt Bell This essay responds to four critics who discuss Bell's trilogy of novels about the Haitian Revolution— All Souls' Rising, Master of the Crossroads, The Stone That the Builder Refused. Particular attention is paid to the idea of a French royalist plot behind the slave...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... politics and society. Obika Gray and Maziki Thame contributed review essays, tackling many of the issues explored in the book, including the Caribbean black power movement, the Grenada Revolution and its demise, the contemporary state of Jamaican politics, Caribbean intellectual traditions, and the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... dissention among European and Latin American intellectual supporters of Cuba's revolution. Castro's condemnation of “bourgeois intellectuals” became the basis of Fernández Retamar's essay, and Shakespeare's The Tempest best addressed the relationship between the oppressor and the oppressed in Cuba and Latin...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 220–228.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ada Ferrer This essay serves as a response to two essays, by Sara E. Johnson and Laura Rosanne Adderley, written in response to the author’s 2014 book Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution . The essay is a reflection on historical and archival method that argues for the value of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 175–184.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Samantha Pinto This essay argues that there has been a subtle revolution in African diaspora studies that is emerging across very recent scholarship. Alexandra T. Vazquez's Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Duke, 2013) is part of a larger movement in the field of black diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 151–164.
Published: 01 October 2008
... 2, the slave trade; act 3, the slave uprising that created Haiti; and act 4, the “endless migration” of post-occupation diaspora that continues into the present as an unfinished environmental and social revolution. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 On Reading Continental...