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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 120–126.
Published: 01 July 2015
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
... 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 (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 172–180.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Wayne Marshall This essay responds to Louis Chude-Sokei’s The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics by highlighting the book’s crucial musical threads in order to examine how it reorients specific histories of black music, offers new openings for musicology and sound studies, and makes...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 133–148.
Published: 01 July 2016
... thread the needle please … of not living forever … before posing the question chat about inclement weather cackle about the benefits to look in to smile to sit awhile … chooses sweet sweet time to ponder with whomever the lovely bistro set under the...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 117–123.
Published: 01 July 2011
.... Our fishes were scattered shoes we caught from our bunk bed boats; our rod and line thin cocoyea sticks, elastic thread, hangers for hooks. The dolls feasted on stolen rice and peas, mud...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the practices derive. Several of the analyses begin with anecdotes or have aspects of the biomythographical threaded through them. The essays and other presentations discuss and critique blackness, whiteness, otherness, morenidade, and so on, in ways that indicate each author’s...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 73–79.
Published: 01 July 2019
... but rise and fall as subtly as fields of Vernaccia grapes that spread out from stone archways to reach these hills above Bellevue Chopin, the sea soft in the distance, the sun threads of saffron through the trees. ...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in art—the idea that art may provide the much-needed moral compass to help illuminate the invisible threads behind potential catastrophes—through the minor character Elizabeth Méndez, a video artist turned DJ, in residence at Proyecto Sosúa in 2001. Elizabeth’s latest project consists of layering...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 151–161.
Published: 01 July 2017
... daughter break herself apart, unless she promised to stitch herself back together. The mother teaches the daughter how to make thread, how to store the fine fibers of loss and sorrow and wear what it makes you to walk under moon and sun. Seen sifted in a botánica, ghost of a baby, conjured...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: pp. 201–208 ISSN 0799-0537 threads of human stories will rearrange themselves into a weave of comfortable social harmony as to presume that sailors lost at sea will wash up on the shores of paradise. e True History of Paradise begins with a quote from V. S. Naipaul...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 150–158.
Published: 01 September 2003
...,” allows the writer to G“tie words into rough threads / and drag with them / not what falls through, what leaves salt upon the face, / but those quick, lovely images / that mind catches, leaping among the day’s drift / the heart’s hurl / the blood’s breaking / the web twist of / this world’s wet...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 167–176.
Published: 01 July 2015
... threads and historical narratives in relation to cultural politics, cultural difference, nation building, and ethnic inclusion/exclusion as apparent in art narratives mapped in the UK and the Caribbean. Considering the centrality of time to the book, a response directed to the author would be, Why now...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 211–222.
Published: 01 July 2013
... together with fish-bone needles, Sargasso thread, gather up your shattered selves and rise from the water, walk upon the land again and I will receive you, I'm ready to welcome the truth of you home. I believe First Woman arrived here on a Blackfish's back. From the Orinoco and the forests...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 274–277.
Published: 01 July 2013
... director and producer of the documentary film Bad Friday: Rastafari after Coral Gardens (2011). D. A lissa T rotz is associate professor in women and gender studies and Caribbean studies at the University of Toronto. She is a member of Red Thread in Guyana and edits a weekly newspaper column, “In...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 209–216.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Invisible Ones) exactly how it was then.” (187) I think the point is legitimate and don’t want to quarrel with it too much, but how is one to know just what the religion was then? Some threads can be followed to a point of origin through the old songs and the oral tradition (Rachel...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 104–110.
Published: 01 July 2015
... for surviving and imagining utopian modes of being in the world. 5 A foremost scholar of critical race theory and queer of color critique, José offers interventions that knit structures of feeling with comparative and intersectional threads, drawing out a theoretical tradition he roots in women of...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 154–166.
Published: 01 October 2007
... bolster class privilege both here and there; and where the possibilities of cross-class collaborations exist, such as those that are practiced in Red Thread, for instance, as living and therefore imperfect models of how another iteration of intersubjectivity works.15 And we would have to use...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 124–134.
Published: 01 July 2011
... swollen, say nothing about the delay in the heroine’s return, say nothing to the jars of threads and needles, the sofa straddled with laundry, your recalcitrant slippers...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...” associated with Melville's Bartleby, the “grain of dust or light” associated with Australian Byrne. To scan such frailties and diminutives in the text of fiction—my argument runs—is to unravel a thread in the dense loom or economy of being (density means economy), to unravel a thread that may sustain us to...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 242–244.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Mintah survives the attempt on her life and she climbs back onboard the Zong to lead a physical, spiritual, and moral battle against Cunningham and Kelsal, whose murder of the Africans is not a singular act but part of the narrative thread that D’Aguiar weaves through the fi rst third...