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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Nadi Edwards This paper examines the representation of contemporary figures of “bare life” in the context of postcolonial Jamaican modernity. The representation of Kingston as a dystopia is one such trope of bare life, as evident in Kamau Brathwaite's 1994 prose poem, Trench Town Rock , and the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... development of large-scale social welfare projects in Jamaica, still hold individualism at a distance, then their alarm is worth serious attention. And from where might such support emerge? The cooperative traditions generated long ago in towns like Middle Rock—and reproduced therein ever since—are a...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Chandra D. Bhimull Small Axe, Inc. 2010 The Dimensions Chandra D. Bhimull It was undeniable: she grew up West Indian on Long Island. She read Lamming alongside Fitzgerald. In the kitchen, she listened to cricket. In the street, she played steal-the-bacon. Mighty Sparrow rocked her...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 160–162.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Gabrielle Bellot She looks for the pale blue towel she had rested on the rocks on the shore; for a moment, her heart drums when all she finds is an empty stone flanked by the red-purple shells and pincers of dead crabs, and then she sees she was looking at the wrong stone. The towel is where she...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 111–119.
Published: 01 July 2015
... which to sit upon the rock, take your time, and cast a line into the dark. A traer las sardinas, whole shoals of them. Wilson and my grandfather hushing me cuando la linterna revelaba formas where the water roared up into sea. Only the jaivas have your scuttle down and they would flee...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 151–161.
Published: 01 July 2017
... where I am mired. I try, too. String myself across the warm blue, corporeal only for the lungs' buoyancy, navel offered to the sky. Rocking embrace, sea moss caress, no tempered azure, lifeguards perched like jumbie birds. Watching strokes articulated by your body, everything liquid...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... types of descriptions of Caribbean geographies as examples of chaos theory diverge: Glissant and Harris are relatively focused on specific places—Diamond Rock off Martinique's southern coast and the interior of Guyana's forests, respectively—whereas Benítez-Rojo tends to reference the sea as a general...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 211–222.
Published: 01 July 2013
... road drove me east against the wind, past pink mansions the rum-runners built, town houses in narrow salt-stricken yards, and empty lots where the forest used to be, till arriving at the place where the pavement ended and the sea poured like blood upon the rocks, I saw the water and remembered...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., to reference the ancient mythology that imagined Prometheus lashed to a rock and enduring the excruciating pain of mutilation because he angered the gods by giving humankind fire. The phrase also conjures up, by way of textual resistance and opposition, a famous retort to the classical myth of...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 164–167.
Published: 01 March 2003
... POINTE DES CHATEAUX, GUADELOUPE (for Frantz and Dany Quillen) Here at the lip of the Atlantic where the huge cross rises— waves are also like islands coming forward— thebathers’ rhythm with surf lashing the rock’s coral or volcanic formation. Walking along, I consider other...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 168–169.
Published: 01 March 2003
... POINTE DES CHATEAUX, GUADELOUPE (for Frantz and Dany Quillen) Here at the lip of the Atlantic where the huge cross rises— waves are also like islands coming forward— thebathers’ rhythm with surf lashing the rock’s coral or volcanic formation. Walking along, I consider other...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... POINTE DES CHATEAUX, GUADELOUPE (for Frantz and Dany Quillen) Here at the lip of the Atlantic where the huge cross rises— waves are also like islands coming forward— thebathers’ rhythm with surf lashing the rock’s coral or volcanic formation. Walking along, I consider other...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 171.
Published: 01 March 2003
... POINTE DES CHATEAUX, GUADELOUPE (for Frantz and Dany Quillen) Here at the lip of the Atlantic where the huge cross rises— waves are also like islands coming forward— thebathers’ rhythm with surf lashing the rock’s coral or volcanic formation. Walking along, I consider other...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 140–144.
Published: 01 October 2006
... (everytime) & because we outrun the delirium of streetlights (ok) & because we are gray bugs scuttling from the lifted rock & because & because & & & because high street skeets a thousand...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 191–201.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Rock Steady , released in 1967. Several lyrical encounters were voiced as courtroom dramas between Judge Dread and the Rude Boys, including a number of twelve-inch singles, such as “The Barrister” and “Judge Dread Dance (The Pardon)” on the same rhythm track. 15 There were also a number of answer...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 118–129.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Competition Winners 2009 • Poetry • Praises from a Dark Mouth At Rock Bottom By the sixth break-up we knew we were practicing for some great cataclysm, seeing who could push the other furthest into the...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 130–139.
Published: 01 July 2010
... said. “Stay away from the rocks. Use your hands and feet to guide you,” he shouted back to the girls who had bunched together. Peter was straining to see further down where huge boulders divided the rough currents. 138  |  Literary Competition Winners 2009 • Short Fiction • The Color of Green...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 186–188.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Contributors Susan Buck-Morss is Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 Professor of Government, Cornell University, Ithaca. She is a member of the graduate fields of comparative literature, German studies, and the history of art and visual studies, and teaches in the School of Art...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 150–160.
Published: 01 October 2006
... controversy around the song in America in 1992 falls within comparative context, it is equally important to identify the song as the work of Body Count, a black rock group fronted by rapper Ice-T, rather than a solo work by the rapper himself. The racially propelled persecution of the song and group by...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 123–132.
Published: 01 July 2016
... home to where the sun sets cold against the burning sky. And do not think to find me weeping with fingers knitted in my thighs, singing mournful nereids' songs, or rocking like a restless wave upon a chair. The sable tresses of my hair, undone. My appetite long gone, and a deep deep hunger in my...