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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 (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 136–145.
Published: 01 July 2023
... in the dialogue indicates speech trailing off; a bracketed ellipsis indicates an omission. 4 This is a conservative estimate of individuals who identify with Ndyuka/Okanisi, Aluku/Boni, Matawai, Saamaka, Paamaka, or Kwinti, the six groups commonly referred to as the Suriname Maroons living in Suriname...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 160–165.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Khalila Chaar-Pérez In sharing the original French version as well as Spanish and (first-ever) English translations of “Speech at the Masonic Lodge of Port-au-Prince” (ca. 1870–71), the author argues for the importance of the work of Afro–Puerto Rican activist Ramón Emeterio Betances in the history...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the light it sheds on the mechanics of anglophone Afro-Caribbean intellectual formation, self-representation, and epistemology posited in newspapers, nonfiction books, and speeches produced in the Caribbean during this period. This article is a reading of a conceptual thread that runs through Smith's book...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... intersecting yet divergent narratives of race and nation. In this context, I examine works and performances by Martin Luther King Jr. (during his 1965 speeches in Kingston) and Peter Tosh (during his 1978 One Love Peace Concert performance) as a way of framing how discourses of black liberation, postcolonial...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 195–205.
Published: 01 November 2020
...: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness , David Austin has compiled the surviving transcripts of this historic gathering, including the speeches by Walter Rodney, C. L. R. James, Stokely Carmichael, and Richard B. Moore, and he provides an extended introduction locating...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 218–227.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as a harbinger of the radical methodological impulses of dread history. Drawing on the speeches and proceedings detailed in the anthology, while also surveying the broader moment of the “global 1968,” the essay explores some of the antagonisms that underpinned the congress to examine the broader antagonisms...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 125–141.
Published: 01 July 2021
... to the Cuban nation, from its inception, to independence, through the Republic and immediately prior to the Revolution. In addition, a discussion of this relation must consider the discreet comments on race made via official policies, speeches, and discourses on the subject. Using Nancy Morejón’s critical...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 117–146.
Published: 01 November 2023
...David Austin Drawing on Walter Rodney’s lesser-known texts and speeches alongside his How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (1972), this essay demonstrates how Rodney applied Marx’s dialectical materialism to the study of slavery and colonialism in relation to labor in Africa and the Americas. It offers...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 133–143.
Published: 01 November 2022
... history of personal and collective archival work, the author has at times found, in collaboration with literary peers, that Puerto Ricans often act as self-translators, archivists, and historians, while navigating the conditional visibility and general invisibilization of their modes of speech...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 24–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Aristide, United Nations speech, 1996 fter his decisive victory at the battle of Vertières, on 18 November 1803, Dessalines obtained from General de Rochambeau the surrender of the forty-thousand-strong AFrench army, sent by Napoléon Bonaparte to Saint Domingue to restore slavery. Th...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 11–21.
Published: 01 March 2020
... particular insight into the significance of multilingual Caribbean literary production. “The coloniality of language and speech represents more than the colonization of languages as systems of meaning,” Gabriela Veronelli writes. “It is the coloniality of power in its linguistic form: a process...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 16–35.
Published: 01 July 2021
... (this is a raucous performance), Sparrow repurposes English to repay colonial authorities’ intolerance of island speech and culture (see fig. 1 ): The poems and the lessons they write and send from England Impress me they were trying to cultivate comedians Comic books made more sense You know it was fictitious...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 226–236.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Dialect Literature and Performance ; Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2022 ; 208 pages; ISBN 978-0192856838 (hardcover) © Small Axe, Inc. 2023 Anglo-Creoles Caribbean language politics decolonizing English vernacular Creole organizes speech as a blast of sound. —Édouard...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the requirements for maintaining one’s status of belonging in this black male fraternity; you cannot make claims on that fraternity if you are not familiar with the words of one of its greatest heroes. 2 Across these speeches are visions of black radicalism in which the default black person is male. Women...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 18–35.
Published: 01 July 2014
... once democracy supposedly took hold (generally dated to 1978, after the end of the twelve-year presidency of Joaquín Balaguer, one of Trujillo's intellectual figureheads and puppet presidents). Thus I turn now to several Trujillato political speeches to spell out some of the specific meanings...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 1–20.
Published: 01 July 2017
... himself known to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. This Name is the name of the father. His name is the Name “always veiled and unfathomable.” 60 This is the Other that is the locus of the “it” that speaks and determines when speech has taken place. The name Zelem Elohim had already appeared in the lecture...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
... that not only helped shape the future of Montreal and Canada’s black population but had an impact on the Caribbean.³ Conference Committee guests included George Lamming, C. L. R. James, Orlando Patterson, Norman Girvan and Richard Moore, to name a few. Lamming, in his opening speech of the Conference...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... for the creation of mass nationalist parties in the Caribbean beginning in the 1930s and ending in the late 1950s—N. W. Manley’s speech to the founding conference of the PNP (People’s National Party) in 1938, and Eric Williams’s 1956 speech “- e Case for Party Politics in Trinidad and Tobago...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2016
... pretense of comprehensiveness but also implies the impossibility of McKay's task; it points to what Charles Bernstein, in an often-quoted essay to which I will return, calls “the yammering gap between speech and writing.” 20 Jekyll's optimism about McKay's ability to bridge this gap was crucial...