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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jennifer L. Morgan From the moment of its introduction into the Atlantic world, hereditary racial slavery depended on an understanding that enslaved women’s reproductive lives would be tethered to the institution of slavery. At the same time, few colonial slave codes explicitly defined the status...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2012
...David Scott © Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Preface: Who Were the Subjects of Slave Emancipation? David Scott They hanged him on a clement morning, swung between the falling sunlight and the women’s breathing, like a black apostrophe to pain. All morning while the children hushed their...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 168–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
... immediate freedom, or in the case of four women in what is now Belize, drowning on their way to be valued as part of the process of emancipation (the slave owner was nevertheless granted compensation for them). More profound, however, underpinning those summary records are, first...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... argues that both authors use neo–slave narrative tropes to simultaneously problematize acts of violence against these individuals and demonstrate how women engaged and even utilized limiting colonial paradigms. © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 What can a white man be in the colonies but the enemy...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 244–253.
Published: 01 July 2018
...? Hartman calls this erasure the secondary violence of the Atlantic slave trade. She says that it “resides precisely in all the stories that we cannot know and that will never be recovered.” 4 Enslaved black women appear in the archive at the very moment they disappear from it, as a line in a book of the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 219–231.
Published: 01 July 2018
... approach that reveals and challenges the epistemic violence of the official archive. Her analysis incisively attends to the relationships between empire, intimacy, and violence without sacrificing attention to either the devastating effects for women or the multiple ways Indian women refused to be defined...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 1–16.
Published: 01 November 2017
... implicated as products of slave women's experience, specifically of a sexual history and economy based on women's sexualized bodies and their psychic and material response. Clovis takes note of contemporary eruptions in the discourse of citizenship, the fractures in inter-Caribbean political and economic...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2008) 12 (2): 112–118.
Published: 01 June 2008
... his countless sexual encounters with other dependent female slaves. It is in these nonchalant records of “mastery” that we gain some insight into the lives of the many women lost to official anonym- ity on Caribbean plantations. The names of seventy of these Egypt women, both enslaved and free...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... distinction in the Hispanic Caribbean never applied to African slaves,” whose female descendants had higher labor force participation rates in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries than did other women in their societies. 37 It was a major step forward to acknowledge that most men and women...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): 143–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Claire Tancons This article takes the 1928 Atlantic hurricane, remembered in Guadeloupe as le grand cyclone 28 , as the starting point for a selective genealogy of Guadeloupean women in times of catastrophe, following Melissa Harris-Perry's study of women and citizenship during Hurricane Katrina...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
... women merely as useful slaves Civilized existence, therefore, was predicated on a particular labor regime in which women’s work and their contributions to society (rep- resented here in terms of “joint subsistence”) were secondary in importance to men’s. Within European ideological...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 96–116.
Published: 01 July 2011
... whose names are carved in the wooden plan of the slave ship to the right of the figure. In Yoruba religion, personal orishas 10 Linda Wong, “Interview with Magdalena Campos-Pons,” Sojourner: The Women’s Forum, September 1997, 29. 104  |  Schematics of Memory guide, nourish, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Thomas Clarkson was outraged at the prospect of men and women receiving “compensation for abstaining from 37 • March 2012 • Susan Thorne  |  161 iniquity.” He could hardly believe that the idea of compensating slave owners was being...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 144–153.
Published: 01 March 2012
... owned just a few slaves, only one or two in many cases, were the most common group among these colonial slaveholders. They appear to have been mainly urban dwelling. Many were women, and some were free people of color. More research is required on these groups and on Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Angeletta KM Gourdine Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Caribbean Tabula Rasa: Textual Touristing as Carnival in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Writing Angeletta KM Gourdine Oh, by now you are tired . . . you want to reach your destination–your hotel, your room. You long to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... life appears to have been consensual”: “Alone of female slaves under Thistlewood’s control, Phibbah could refuse to have sex with him, as she did ten times between 1754 and 1759.” 10 Burnard calculates the number of occasions on which Thistlewood “coupled” with enslaved women—and with how many...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... which enslaved women recreated family relations based on proximity, friend- ship, or duty, where relations between biological parents and child had been severed by, for instance, masters’ selling children away from their parents.20 The slave family is also disrupted by the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... professional writer Lorna Goodison in the twenty-first century, and that of Doris Goodison archetypal mother of the twentieth. On the other, it honors a cultural landscape of national becoming fashioned by a motley assortment of colonials and rebels, masters and slaves, Europeans and Africans and Creoles, who...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 171–180.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reprises her discussion of an ordinary note of care and her readings of some of the images of black girls and women that appeared in In the Wake . Sharpe then expands her attention to questions of care as theory and practice both in In the Wake and in her current book project, Black. Still. Life...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Madison Smartt Bell This essay responds to four critics who discuss Bell's trilogy of novels about the Haitian Revolution— All Souls' Rising, Master of the Crossroads, The Stone That the Builder Refused. Particular attention is paid to the idea of a French royalist plot behind the slave...