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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 147–158.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Roland Rose Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Roland Rose small axe 55 • March 2018 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-4379020 © Roland Rose 148 [ Roland Rose ] In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Previous page...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for an object/image that might provide it. On a November evening, not long after his mother has died, Roland Barthes is sorting through her photographs. He is also looking for himself and his mother. None of them were “right,” he says, by which he means that none of the photographs gave him either...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2020
...; it is not necessarily a condition beyond the modern, what comes after the end of the modern. 3 Rather, it is a quality of temporal experience, or a mode of being in time. Agamben was stimulated in this essay by Roland Barthes’s compact remark (in his reading of Friedrich Nietzsche) that “the contemporary...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Laferrière stands between the 1960s Dgeneration of exiled Haitian authors (Franck Fouché, Paul Laraque, Roger Dorsin- ville, Roland Morisseau, Anthony Phelps, and Émile Ollivier) and a newer group that has less direct experience of the violence and tension of the Duvalier years and which includes Joël...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of hegemonic European temporality. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 wilderness photography imperialism ethnography travel The incapacity to name is a good symptom of disturbance. —Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida Photographs capture more than their intended subjects. Unwanted...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 227–243.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., and commissioned for permanent exhibition at Liverpool's International Slavery Museum (ISM). With reference to Roland Barthes's semiotic approach to meaning making and Henrietta Lidchi's exploration of the poetics and politics of exhibition, I will consider how and why motivations behind the commissioning...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Infante's description prefigures what French theorist Roland Barthes calls the “grain” of the voice: “The ‘grain,’” writes Barthes, “is the body in the voice as it sings, the hand as it writes, the limb as it performs.” 11 Adapting Julia Kristeva's work on language, Barthes distinguishes between...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
... attempts to contribute to that literature by fusing my personal narrative with the specifi c sociocultural and historical conditions that shaped my life and those of many other Puerto Ricans. Pertinent also is Roland Barthes’s suggestion that works of literature, painting, and music present...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 166–176.
Published: 01 November 2012
... for Martinican authors has been more difficult. Is Laferrière then playing with varying forms of literacy, with the difference between the read- able and the writerly (le lisible [readable] and le scriptible [writerly where the readable for Roland Barthes is the privileged literary form...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
... is aware of a longer African Muslim presence in the Americas that has been obscured by a particular enactment of Africanness that Roland Judy calls into question,25 reminds us in his work that the Muslim was first a slave, brute, and nigger in the Americas before a brown body...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 87–93.
Published: 01 October 2008
... la mort du prophète (Lumumba or the Death of the Prophet); L’homme sur les quais (The Man on the Quays); and Desounen (Dialogue with Death). More recently, Peck directed the fictional work Lumumba, which was a great success in Africa and the United States.2 Roland Paret...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Tommy McCook and Roland Alphonso, were born in Cuba (as were Marley’s percussionist Alvin “Seeco” Patterson and his backup singer and wife Rita Marley). Garvey’s demands for racial justice formed a crucial element of Rastafarian ideology, and certainly the antiracist objectives of the Cuban Revolution...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 50–63.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and nonverbal signs, such as affect and gesture. Just as Roland Barthes describes theatricality as a “veritable polyphonie informationnelle,” the characters in the theatrical world of Colère must negotiate several layers of verbal and nonverbal signification, the slightest gesture or change in tone becoming...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 107–114.
Published: 01 November 2014
... number of people. 13 George Seferis, “The King of Asini,” in Collected Poems, 1924–1955 , ed. and trans. Edmund Keeley and Phillip Sherrard (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967), 261. 14 Ibid., 127. 15 Roland Barthes, The Rustle of Language , trans. Richard Howard...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 69–77.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and intellectual collective founded in 1960 by young poets such as Anthony Phelps, Serge Legagneur, Roland Morisseau, René Philoctète, and Davertige. The outward-looking humanism of the group is expressed in Phelps’s contention: “Our writers have not understood that literature must not be made...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 80–88.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and a sainte” (234). She at times borrows Duras’s (1914–96) écriture blanche (240), “white writing,” defined by Roland Barthes in Le degré zéro de l’écriture (Paris: Seuil, 1953) as a writing without coloration, transparent and spare. Kanor, in an interview for Afrik.com, said...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of Caribbean light may be compared with 1. Edward Said, Orientalism (New York: Pantheon Books, 1978), 206. 2. This term “body of intentions” comes from Roland Barthes,Mythologies (New York: Hill and Wang, 1972), 125 and is quoted. in Krista Thompson, An Eye for the Tropics...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
... links between Western critical theory (particularly poststructuralism) and decolonial thought. 16 Paragons of European thought, such as Roland Barthes, Frederic Jameson, and Jacques Derrida, she argues, actually work along lines similarly laid out by third-world thinkers and women-of-color feminists...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 99–110.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Bris and Jean Rouaud, “Pour une ‘littérature-monde’ en français,” Le Monde, 16 March 2007. All unreferenced quotations are extracted from the text of the manifesto. These and all other translations are mine. 3 Muriel Barbery, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Alain Borer, Roland Brival, Maryse Condé...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 42–55.
Published: 01 July 2010
... They Come, dir. Perry Henzell (International Films Incorporated, 1972). 3 Said, Culture and Imperialism, 7. 4 Independence Day, dir. Roland Emmerich (Centropolis Entertainment, 1996). 5 Ella Shohat and Robert Stam, Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media (London: Routledge, 1995), 101...