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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 220–228.
Published: 01 March 2019
... informed speculation in scholarly work on slavery and black revolution. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 slavery Haitian Revolution archives historical methodology Cuba The long gestation of Freedom’s Mirror meant many things beyond a slow promotion to full. The databases and word...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 195–207.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sara E. Johnson This essay addresses the role of informed speculation as a methodology for engaging the vital intellectual tradition of probing black interiority. It takes interiority to cover a spectrum of thought—from calculated analysis, intention, and motivation, to the more affective realm...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 76–84.
Published: 01 July 2016
... speculates on this critical journal in a time of “information overload” as a site of “autonomous resistance” in the increasing commodification of knowledge. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 digital journal open access race publishing Globalization takes place only in capital and data. Everything else...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 123–135.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Kelly Baker Josephs “See you there. In the free.” This is the closing statement in Erna Brodber's fourth novel, The Rainmaker's Mistake (2007). In the novel, Brodber creatively imagines a past for the New World present, taking advantage of the space literary speculation and science fiction offer to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 June 2007
... calls from Toronto. . . . She has seen another of my graphic works on my blog site. In this work, I am speculating about “fear” as a new political commodity. People in Trinidad are supposed to be living in fear so we need a new government or new security measures to save us. They also say we need...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 46–71.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of the fi rst speculation or working scripts still exist, which upon further inquiry I found to be a mistaken notion. Although ewell’s transcription of the dialogue fi lled only twenty pages, the fi lm’s poetic visual dimensions, the sequences of images, the pacing and rhythms...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 244–253.
Published: 01 July 2018
... possible endings, to speculate about how things might have turned out differently if we had never left. As both reporter and child immigrant, the speculative approach, the questioning approach, seemed a natural one to adopt in telling this history. I recognized the tyranny of the text, but ultimately I did...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 209–211.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “Unclipped Wings,” which was later published in the short story collection Jewels of the Caribbean (2014). Her short story “A New Life in a New Time” was published in the anthology New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean (2016). K elly S innapah M ary (whose work appears on the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2019
... existed as an interactive and comparative socioeconomic project for enslavers and as an interactive and comparative struggle for those subject to enslavement. Taking a regional approach may risk broad speculation about what fraction of the Caribbean population actually crossed borders or interacted with...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 September 2003
... situation. As an artist all I have are my experiences and perceptions, which are all quite personal, speculative, fl eeting and constantly shifting. All I have is my ability to give them some kind of visual shape. All I can do is hope that someone, even right here in Trinidad, or somewhere else...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2012) 16 (3 39): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to go the distance with him. A man of literary sensibility, not immune to speculative language, he believed nevertheless in the stern virtues of a critical, comparative social sci‑ ence, of a hermeneutical exercise informed by empirical research in the “culture history” of the Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2018
...., 455. 4 Ingrid Thaler, Black Atlantic Speculative Fictions: Octavia E. Butler, Jewelle Gomez, and Nalo Hopkinson (New York: Routledge, 2010), 128, 101. In some respects, the future society that Hopkinson imagines in Midnight Robber embraces the “prodigious mechanization” against which...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 17–34.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., is just as speculative and conjuring as the law’s determination of the nonhumanity of Africans. Thus when Philip claims that Zong! returns humanity to the Africans, and in the same essay compares her writing to the violent mutilations of law and chattel slavery, this is not a contradiction but an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 186–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... It is now commonly held that such dysfunction evidenced in the overwriting and distortion of preexisting urban forms, with both unplanned development and recent formal and planned urban elements such as highways, shopping malls, residential subdivisions, and speculative commercial development, is not...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 1–28.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the subject of “some speculation.” 3 Focusing on Marson's professional career and daily interactions at the BBC alongside internal, metropolitan, and West Indian reactions to it, this essay argues that forms of competition, as much as contact and collaboration, characterized Marson's tenure at the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... speculation, of “gambl[ing] on the unknown,” and thus of keeping both hope and remembrance alive.8 This utopian turn is, moreover, deeply embedded in the (failed) dreams and aspirations of the past, as Jameson is careful to note: the “weak messianic power” that Walter Benjamin, for instance, invokes is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the utility of “thought experiments.” However, they openly acknowledge that centering imaginative efforts may be disturbing to many historians: “In historians committed to a strong idea of the truth of the past, the shift from evidence to speculation, and a concentration on overtly fictional...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
...-independence period may never have been appropriate in the first place. New state morphologies are producing not only sites of intense investment, private capital speculation, and highly channeled transnational mobility, but also sites of state withdrawal, breakdown of governance, and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... work sometimes includes autobiographical elements, but ultimately his voice in those works is that of political analyst. Fiction, I speculate, allows him to cloak any personal autobiographical experiences with a mantle of imagination and also through that imagination to heighten or intensify those...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 23–38.
Published: 01 September 2003
... politics, could usefully yield to the public sphere as a site of resistance—more particularly, to what Nancy Fraser has called “sub- altern counterpublics My reason for this speculation lies not in any desire to philo- sophically deconstruct identity (in the manner of Judith Butler), nor does it derive...