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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 132–141.
Published: 01 July 2019
... responses to silencings and ghostings differ—as each one adopts a different degree of respectability, for instance—Ramírez remains committed to showing the plurality of Afro-Dominicanness and the dangers of homogenizing Afro-Dominican women’s experiences. The scripting of the racial identification of...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2009
... essay extemporizes on Edward Said's concept in Orientalism. Othering excludes Asians from the creole project of nationalisms in the region, conferring instead a script of antiquity and cultural spirituality that Asians have colluded with for negotiating difference. This collusion comes with its own...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 56–76.
Published: 01 July 2015
...James Robertson “Rewriting Dr. No ” reappraises the unexpected success of the first James Bond film and its depictions of colonial Jamaica just prior to independence. Recasting Ian Fleming's novel into a film prompted rewritings and alterations. Some reflect the transition to a script; others, and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 124–137.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Faith Smith This essay uses the discussion of Neville Dawes's The Last Enchantment and Beverley Manley's The Manley Memoirs to interrogate intimate scripts of the independence moment and to suggest that these confound accounts of the era as either radical or conservative. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... narratives. These artists rupture the surface of family images to trouble the bourgeois, heteronormative, and colorist scripts that often police the formation of family. The family album is rearranged and marked up; thus it becomes rendered as flesh inscribed with silent narratives. Through different forms...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 147–162.
Published: 01 July 2020
... ruination might lead to a “hopeful pessimism” that could break with the nostalgic immobility of the arrested present. It concludes by exploring the possibilities of an emerging cuir (queer) futurity that breaks with raced and gendered scripts of postcolonial sovereignty to envision a new postdisaster future...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 46–71.
Published: 01 March 2003
... explained that he began by immersing himself in the fi lm since no complete Mscript existed. Given a print, ewell projected it “over and over against the wall of [his] study as [he] scribbled down the dialogue He attributed the nonexistence of a script to “the grim economic realities of the black...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the Spanish Caribbean and calls for a better integration of the Spanish Caribbean into theories of the African diaspora. 10 Godreau, Scripts of Blackness , 21 (italics in original). 11 Ibid., 27. 12 Isabelo Zenón Cruz, Narciso descubre su trasero: El negro en la cultura...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 1–28.
Published: 01 November 2015
... director of Empire Services described as the “jealousies,” “dissentions,” and “rivalry” that Marson's appointment provoked during a relatively neglected period of black metropolitan cultural production in the early 1940s. 48 See, for example, the Caribbean Voices script for Sunday, 9 September 1945...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 225–227.
Published: 01 November 2015
...). He is currently completing a monograph, “Scripting Empire,” which focuses on West Indian and West African radio literatures at the BBC. E ric P rieto is professor of French and comparative literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he chairs the Department of French and...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
... historical actors.” These paradoxes and contradictions, as well as the legacy of women’s political activism being “tightly scripted around a highly traditional maternalism,” remain to be reckoned with more fully. 11 After the end of the repressive dictatorship, new political, labor, and rural...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 218–227.
Published: 01 November 2020
... official record and the sub/versions of the script. 22 Austin extends and bends this necessary valorization of the “who” in our consideration of the people, both apparent and absented, from whom we draw our radical inheritances. His urgent and thoughtful study and reflections on the congress offer a...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
... have been central to the plot in the twentieth-century anticolonial work of writers such as George Lamming, V. S. Naipaul, and Dany Laferrière, “nationalist redemptive scripts” have been based on “male sexual prowess and sexual conquest of the white female body to prove not only the virility but...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 124–149.
Published: 01 September 2005
... artistic sensibilities. I argue, however, that despite the contemporary commercial popularity of the arts of Haitian Vodun, the hidden messages and belief system of Vodun and the underlying symbolism represented by the scripted vèvèè remain hidden from prurient eyes. I propose that this capacity to...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2012
... out of “disconcerting, discordant, and anarchic sensory presences” that would disrupt the unspoken rules governing public life.5 In the genre of the human-interest rescue story, letting a survivor sing for too long seemed not to fit the script, predetermined as it was to stick to a familiar...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 148–157.
Published: 01 July 2014
... says, Poet, this is your life to be lived, there will be no surprises you know its script it ends at forty-six, that weeping woman, jealously gathering your papers the former student, protégé, the third wife after the second left, the one who fell in love with your words but fell...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 178–181.
Published: 01 March 2015
... feature documentaries ( The Eleutheran Adventure , Chartered Course , and I Am Not a Dummy ). His work has been showcased on Showtime, PBS, LOGO, NBC, and Canal 22. He is currently in development of his third feature, Cargo , about human smuggling, which at the script level has already won three awards...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... In dialogue with older scripts of coloniality is what I have described elsewhere as a “survival script” that reproduces the afterlives of the plantation economies of a population, in Christina Sharpe’s words, “in the wake.” 23 The body in flight, connected to the deaths depicted by Betances, or...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Alexander and I disagree (though I am not entirely sure); she expresses some skepticism about “the script of an unwieldy state” (114), while I am more persuaded that state power is diffuse and variously embodied. More important, I see state power as intimate power. These are points...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 72–94.
Published: 01 March 2003