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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Sandra Pouchet Paquet From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island is an autobiographical/biographical narrative that not only resituates the body of Lorna Goodison's published work in relation to the mother as archetype of female becoming, it also reaffirms the historical trajectory...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 24–44.
Published: 01 November 2021
... how he encountered Makandal as a child… . In other words, Makandal, the ‘wandering bird / of the two fatherlands’ embodies the possibility of restarting the conversation between the birds from the two sides of the River Artibonite.” 87 Fumagalli emphasizes the idea of an interdependence...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 154–162.
Published: 01 July 2022
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 160–167.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Donette Francis A Discussion of Lorna Goodison's memoir, From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Lorna Goodison, in Jamaica, 2006. Photograph by Denis Valentine. BOOK DISCUSSION: Lorna Goodison, From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 179–183.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Lorna Goodison A response to Sandra Pouchet Paquet's and Donette Francis' discussion of Goodison's memoir, From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Reporting Back to Queen Isabella, Donette Francis, and Sandra Pouchet Paquet Lorna Goodison...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 160–162.
Published: 01 July 2016
... left it. Be easy , she thinks, though she does not say this aloud, and then she begins to hum the new dancehall song she has been listening to for the last four days, softly at first and then loud enough to stir the leaves. She hears nothing but her voice, nothing but the endless gurgle of the river...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 218–222.
Published: 01 March 2004
... at Indian boy from Berbice help me plant them in. What was his name? Harold. In 1963 you could not go anywhere. Th e streets were high up to your knees in water. Th e buses and car engines fl ood. At night I used to hear the fruits fall through the rain. Th e rain was like a river on the roof...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 63–67.
Published: 01 July 2017
... that repeated the phrase “Our holy waters are not the Ganges” 108 times, interspersed with the names of twelve waterways: six crossed by indentureds on their way to the Caribbean (“Bay of Bengal,” “Indian Ocean,” “Atlantic Ocean,” “Gulf of Paria,” “Berbice River,” and “Caribbean Sea”) and six waterways from...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 158–163.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Robert Edison Sandiford Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Reckoning Robert Edison Sandiford he wind, which had moved freely through ) e City, died somewhere between two buildings, down an alley, by the slimy, saltwater river. It whipped up a last gasp in a garbage-fi lled...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 57–85.
Published: 01 September 2005
...” Memory or history runs human blood through the river of time. —Kathy Acker, Empire of the Senseless Revolutionary revenants haunt bicentennial dreams, which often erupt in age-old night- mares of violence and political unrest. Following the popular democratic election of Jean-Bertrand...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 125–139.
Published: 01 October 2006
... enemies by residents. Indeed, the community 7. Elephant Man, “Pon di River, Pon di Bank,” Good 2 Go. CD, track 1 (Atlantic, 2003). 8. Mark Figueroa describes a garrison community as a political stronghold, a veritable fortress controlled by a political party; see the Report...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 130–139.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ashley Rousseau Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Literary Competition Winners 2009: Short Fiction The Color of Green Lizards Ashley Rousseau St. Andrew, Jamaica - First Place, Short Fiction They began where the river began in a bottomless pool; no one had ever been to the bottom, no one...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 140–144.
Published: 01 July 2010
... at birds and other living things. Shameless orchids expose their private parts to drains full of nascent mosquitoes and the fading expectation of water remembering rivers, waiting for rain. And then the light—coming straight, it seems, out of God’s mind, dividing my bed into intricate bars...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
...- duction of “wasted populations” in a “lawlikely” fashion, as Sylvia Wynter has termed it, black masculinity has globally come under new kinds of cultural policing.4 For example, Boston minster Eugene Rivers has met in Toronto with Canadian municipal managers, including the mayor...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 85–93.
Published: 01 July 2015
... to this day. The stand-in for his policies remains the 1937 mass murder of thousands of Haitians along the Massacre River, a river named after the murder of Taino Indians by Spanish soldiers in 1728. Although the official geographic border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti runs along the International...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 158–164.
Published: 01 July 2014
... are halfway up the East Bank Highway just as the sun is rising on the Demerara, and in the places where there are no houses nor trees and the road runs close to the river, we can see clearly how the early sunshine speckles it, the alchemy of morninglight making tenuous, flickering coin of the muddy waters...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to “write herself out of the nation” (3). Significantly, the first body of water that Pérez-Rosario focuses on within Burgos's work is the Loíza River, or Río Grande de Loíza, in her eponymous 1938 poem. Within Puerto Rico, Loíza has become a metonym for blackness, and Burgos's exploration of her mixed...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 157–169.
Published: 01 March 2009
...David Boxer Artist project. Small Axe Incorporated 2009 Memories of Colonization: The Kidd Diptychs, 1995/2008 David Boxer small axe 28 • March 2009 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2008-012 © 2009 David Boxer 158  |  Memories of Colonization: The Kidd Diptychs, 1995/2008 River...