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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...
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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 (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 176–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
... island of Vieques, as well as a history of Vieques as a “frontier” of sorts. 16 What I would emphasize is that inter-regional marronage, captivity, “rumors of slavery,” and what between Cuba and Puerto Rico was called “cabotage” were ubiquitous in the region. 17 We can argue, then, that by the mid...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... blackness. 19 See Alejandra Bronfman, “Circuits,” chap. 1 in Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming). 18 Lauren Derby, “Beyond Fugitive Speech: Rumor and Affect in Caribbean History,” Small Axe , no. 44 (July 2014): 123–40...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 79–163.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of the rumor of what was going on in political circles—so I knew that in the way that everyone “knows” the rumors. DS: Would you have been aware that in 1973 when the NJM was formed, there was also formed a National Liberation Army? MC: No, I knew that afterwards. And also...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 209–218.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 by various artists...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 178–185.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the presence of evil?” Her voice tried to escape the concrete porch but dissolved in the damp night air. Bernard explained that there were rumors that Ulysses housed and fed a devil. The children, nieces, and nephews of many church members corroborated the story. Even the pastor's daughter, who had died...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 194–196.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 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 Miami. She is currently working...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
... “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 ensures he is unable to force himself sexually on the girl (68). His rumors lead some...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 164–173.
Published: 01 November 2022
... was representative of many women—a daughter, a sister, a friend, a working mother, a wife, striving to balance the demands of home life and her responsibilities at work. By the end of the Revolution, Coard was widely maligned in the public sphere. As the Revolution soured, in rumors and in the press, Coard...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 165–172.
Published: 01 July 2014
... never offer instructions. Bryan always had instructions. 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 his face, hear his tone, and being the last to be dropped off would run her hand down his pants pull his dick...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 62–79.
Published: 01 November 2011
... 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 ongues19 T Untied, dir. Marlon Riggs, Signifyin’ Works...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to the hardening of positions that led toward a brutal military solution, and if it had not been Bishop's position to 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...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 39–70.
Published: 01 September 2003
... their grievances for them. His was a ven- triloquist rendering of the popular mood, a rendering in which he reported snippets of conversation he had had with those whose lives were positioned outside the nation’s political institutions, or rumors he had heard. In one such moment, when reporting...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 155–166.
Published: 01 November 2019
... grow. Fed in the popular imagination by the open secret of his queer sexuality, the rumors, innuendos, and anecdotes about him would proliferate. In these, he was always associated with “evasion”; with the malsana , unproductively unhealthy, “pathological” fascination with the rare and exotic...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 72–84.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 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 ultimately...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 71–84.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 that her subjects still bow lovingly before her. 33 She must be comforted too by the reassurance that rumor feeds on secrecy and shame; this seventy-three-year-old...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 16–30.
Published: 01 November 2020
... acts of sorcery that use the French milk—supposed vehicle for rational ideals—to perpetrate acts of quimbois. The children, who are used to a “lait épais, crémeux,” believe the milk’s chemical artificiality (a marker of its modernity, for the Maître) means it is tainted (151). 23 Their rumors reveal...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 142–150.
Published: 01 October 2008
... 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 of whom cultivated a “zombie-like...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
... searching for news about the unrest would have had to get it from the newspapers, rumors, or gossip. 3 Residents of the island might have received information via shortwave radio broadcasts from Europe or the United States, but that seems unlikely. Jamaicans could not have listened to local radio reports...