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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 46–71.
Published: 01 March 2003
... followed to a great extent the story line of the fi lm. e only major change, according to Henzell, included the fortunate casting of Jimmy Cliff in the lead role as the gunslinger Rhygin’ and the subsequent alteration of the legend to portray Rhygin’ as a frustrated reggae singer. Additionally...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 41–59.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2008
... beginning in the 1940s with figures such as Whoppy King and Rhygin right through to the present avatars of badness: Whoppy King and Rhygin was di start a it Feather Mop and Burry Boy was di class a it Tony Brown and George Flash come master it Jim Brown fight...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 16–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., or, like Roger Mais’ tenement dwellers in The Hills Were Joyful Together (1953) and Rhygin in Michael Thelwell’sThe Harder They Come (1980), socially pathologized victim-heroes and community bards. The criminal protagonist of Headley’s novel, as is typical of the yardie genre, recreates as...