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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Elizabeth McAlister Juxtaposing two audiospheres (the Haitian streets after the 2010 earthquake and the “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon), this essay brings together scholarship on the visuality of suffering with work on music and emotion in order to explore the links between singing and knowledge...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Samantha A. Noel This essay interrogates the jamette's influence in the movements of contemporary women masqueraders. The jamette is important since she tapped into the potential of corporeal expression once colonial authorities felt it unfit for women to sing the popular kalinda songs of the late...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2016
... race and poetics in contemporaneous Kingston print culture (and other intertexts, from Paul Laurence Dunbar's “When Malindy Sings” to Erving Goffman's “The Lecture”), this essay links the thematic concerns of “Fresh from de Lecture” with its medium: McKay, it argues, uses the principle of accident to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and sorrow it will bring yet celebrate it — acceptance is the word — within the peace and loveliness these woodoves from the distant village sing how fire the first in the universe even before water or wind burns slowly down from its rage to its wick or whatever support it has until it...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2002) 6 (1): 77–90.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Jennifer Rahim Small Axe Incorporated 2002 Songster Jennifer Rahim iss Ivy say she hear a singing trail through the church, sounding just like when Michael use to raise a few songs after the fishing done, and he by himself in Queen Penny bailing water in the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 167–181.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., dressed in their scarlet tunics and gleaming white shirts, as they headed past Sergeant. That day he decided to wait until he saw her approaching before starting to sing, so she would know that his performance was especially for her. Atop the column, his sun-lightened dreadlocks glowed in deep...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 123–132.
Published: 01 July 2016
... memory's curse, the echolalia of incomprehension the singeing realization, like moth-dust fallen from frenetic wings. Death settles us, settles us all in the damp dark earth under the shovel's heave and thrump, like sudden fruit unripely fallen. There we lie, in the earth's unsated womb, unknowing...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2008) 12 (2): 80–111.
Published: 01 June 2008
... for ius sing a song months for us of water for os in bone...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
... through the full embodiment of the act of singing. Cabrera 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...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 19–36.
Published: 01 October 2006
...: And in the face of renewed opposition to their freedom, women like Baboonie, like my great- grandmother Gainder, sang songs, stringing together with bawdy humour, tenderness, pain, and honesty the scattered beads of their new lives. “Singing Ramayana” they called these nights of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... expressive skills in poetry, dance, and singing, the “true, true” calypsonians—to use a local expression—are expected not only to produce their own material but also to be judged on their own merits as solo artists in calypso competitions. Inspired by the musics that they have listened...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 228–230.
Published: 01 July 2012
... author of Derek Walcott: Memory as Vision (1978), Derek Walcott (2006), Frank Collymore: A Biography (2009), and a collection of poems, It Was the Singing (2000). He is the editor of Critics on Caribbean Literature (1978) and Derek Walcott's Selected Poems (2007), and coeditor, with Colbert...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 117–123.
Published: 01 July 2011
.... Now, I am here in the country I labeled yours before you disappeared—before the envelopes, their stamps like trails, stopped brightening the mailbox, and birthday bills tucked into singing...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2005) 9 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... traitorous disloyalty to a woman who loved us all. So, we went to church, and even though I begged Jesus Christ to make Gran cover her face with her winter scarf when singing hymns like “Th ey’ll Know We Are Chris- tians by Our Love my Lord showed me no such vain mercies...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 140–144.
Published: 01 October 2006
.... A girl once told me, You look like a lion. Spilled out of his neck like Athena. Maybe Bob came and sang in ’73, for Independence Morning, below the cannons watching the sea. Singing us into skin, a song never recorded, called “Grounation.” Bob had sons...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
....” SX19 • February 2006 • Hilda Lloréns | 77 had been indignantly singing while he accompanied us in the line. He was indignant because he knew New York all too well. He had led a life there he did not want my mother to live. He even recorded a music album there. Now his melodic voice accompanied...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 133–148.
Published: 01 July 2016
...       cocaine come … come engage in free spirits …   laugh    sing     dance      wuk-up good drink coconut water  take a good bush bath   pour libation to the ancestors deliberate daily  broker peace with the past   work hard hard hard …   walk into the gleam...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 1–6.
Published: 01 July 2011
... • Kamau Brathwaite  |  3 She know her teeth were in place. clean & gleaming new & deeply rooted into her gumbrill. know herself perfect. ly balance(d). nerves singing th- eir song of the megolokwane. her muscles metal & mental & ready to spri- ng. her lungs already to take to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 29–55.
Published: 01 July 2015
... “sing and make up songs for Canadians,” including one “expressing his feelings towards Montreal,” while the Ottawa Citizen promised that he would offer “several compositions about Canadian topics.” Why the service was hosting a “guest calypso singer” in the first place—in Montreal, of all places—was...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 71–84.
Published: 01 March 2018
... career in Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain, in 1963, where she was christened with the delicate (though thorny) sobriquet “Calypso Rose.” Although quick to acknowledge that she is not the first woman to sing calypso in the tents, Lewis was the first female calypsonian to win the nation’s most...