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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Lauren Derby This essay argues for the utility of fugitive speech forms as primary sources for Caribbean historical research. It seeks to shift the discussion from forms such as autobiography and the memoir to more ephemeral speech forms such as hearsay, rumor, and gossip on the grounds that...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 143–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nancy Morejón © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Unas palabras exactas vierten su pureza en un catauro isleño y sólo aspiran el rumor, su limpia pasión por el idioma. Frente al mar, Calibán baja la cabeza, mientras acepta el aguacero ante su único amor. El poeta joven descubre al...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Muerte de Narciso (1937), Enemigo rumor (1941), Aventuras sigilosas (1945), La fijeza (1949), Dador (1960), and Fragmentos a su imán (1978), and among his novels are Paradiso (1966) and Oppiano Licario (1977). MARINA MAGLOIRE is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... also work in a world of secrets, through which rumor and information pass while nonspeakers remain oblivious. Brathwaite and Price-Mars understood them as essential to decolonization. In that regard, attending to the languages of rumor and gossip can direct us to the quiet murmurs of resistance. 18...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Campbell, a young, handsome, charismatic man for whom the church was raising money to send to the seminary at Oxford. At Oxford, Bernard fell in love with an English woman and became a doctor. He never returned to Tobago and he never returned the church's money. Bernard explained that there were rumors...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
... narrative. Fearful of reproducing stories, rumors, and anecdotes about Burgos that I could not verify, I decided to focus instead on the works created by various writers and artists who strongly identify with Burgos. I was interested in understanding how the Burgos icon is deployed, mobilized, and utilized...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 165–172.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the night to end so he could begin working. He was in the business of taking care of women who took care of men. He took them home safely. He knew where they lived. I had heard rumors of his life, of those days when his woman gave him trouble he would not worry because one of these women would see...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Nothing’s life repeats the pattern, in her abusive relationship with Everard Turnbury, who “hit the girl and more, carried their business outside” (28). Turnbury (caught in his own repeating raced and gendered cycle of drunkenness and violence) spreads evil rumors about Nothing (69); Maud nonetheless...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 79–163.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 62–79.
Published: 01 November 2011
... but rather about whether he will publicly acknowledge his disease. The title plays with the teledjol nature of Haitian communities, in which rumor and speculation are increasingly difficult to separate from fact, and fuel perceptions of public figures ranging from politicians to musicians.20...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... initiate violence, then it might be argued that his occupation might have been aimed not at military victory but at some sort of moral suasion from a position of strength. But even were this rumor true, it does not change the essential story that had already created a climate of almost irreconcilable...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 155–166.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the canon had come to define its contours, determining who was in and who was out. 14 Kept out of the canon thus, Casal became a spectral figure whose biography, if not his writings, would grow. Fed in the popular imagination by the open secret of his queer sexuality, the rumors, innuendos, and...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 39–70.
Published: 01 September 2003
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 180–188.
Published: 01 February 2006
...: CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, 1999), 31. 184 | SX19 • Blackness and Meaning in Studying Hispaniola called the Junta Central Gubernativa, quickly publicized a resolution aimed at welcoming any Haitians who wished to stay on the Dominican side of the island, dispelling rumors...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 142–150.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Conversations of Edouard Duval Carrié Tontons Macoutes.9 In this sharp and mordant painting, perhaps Duval Carrié is alluding to the rampant yet speculative rumors of Baby Doc’s homosexuality and the marriage lwa that he entered into to maintain control over his Tontons Macoutes, many...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
... little to do with creating political consciousness, which likely worked through traditional circuits of talk, rumor, and conversation. The streams of words and knowledge so crucial to the making of a public seem radically divorced from the well-intended but tone-deaf efforts of early broadcasting. 73...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80–94.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and threats” against the US commercial agent in 1857, the rumors of re-establishment of slavery in Puerto Plata in 1860? 52 Do the immediately following sentences in Dhormoy's text not convince a present-day reader that he is positioning himself as a white European visitor intending to mock the so...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 17–33.
Published: 01 July 2019
... (particularly at night). 38 This is not to say that Jamaicans were completely unaware of subject positions marked by same-sex desire. Makeda Silvera makes note of the rumored existence of women loving women from as early as the 1920s and the use of the derogatory epithet “battyman” to refer to a man who...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 71–84.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lesbian , Lewis quickly smiled at me and with all the ease of a breath said, “I am happy.” 32 And as best as I can tell, she is happy; she is calypso royalty. She must have a sense of the rumors circulating always just out of earshot—the pests of all royals, it seems—but she is comforted by knowing...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 72–84.
Published: 01 July 2018
... trace the lives of women such as Mayer, based only on unsubstantiated rumors, and ignore the advancements they made as politicians continues the lie that politics is not a field for women’s nurturing and maternal characteristics—and that women who served as key players in Trujillo’s regime were...