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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2020
... travel seeks to revert the result of negative actions in the past, eliminating uncertainty retrospectively. And yet moral freedom, the mark of the human, requires uncertainty to function, which thwarts time travel as a messianic genre. Yet even in failure, time travel reminds us that impending disaster...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Deborah A. Thomas This article reflects upon Richard Price's newest work, Travels with Tooy . In it, the author argues that the book - on the surface, a text about the transmission of esoteric knowledge passed down from “First Time” to the present among Saramaka Maroons - is actually...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2019
... a time of revolutionary upheaval, when people of varying classes traveled regularly between the two islands, and when even those who did not travel mutually observed the progress of ideas and political and social alliances in multiple places. The author argues that the variety and intensity...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jack Daniel Webb This essay examines contests over Haitian history between Haitian state actors and British observers—such as diplomats, travel writers, and “journalists”—around the time of Haiti’s commemorations of the centenary of independence in 1904. This was a time for the Haitian people...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2021
... on Caribbean literature and criticism, travel writing, and popular culture. His research interests include Caribbean literary and cultural studies, and postcolonial literatures and theories. R ivke J affe is a professor of urban geography at the University of Amsterdam. Connecting geography, anthropology...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 176–179.
Published: 01 March 2024
... working on a nonfiction book about Caribbean time-travel narratives, as well as a novel, “Everything Irie.” V ersia H arris (whose work also appears on the covers of this issue) lives and works in Barbados, where she received her BFA in studio art in 2012. Her residencies in the Caribbean and North...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
... into these corners.12 A con- cern with history, memory, and cultural creolization is at the heart of the project of Travels, as well as other of Price’s works—First-Time, Alabi’s World, and The Convict and the Colonel.13 Proposing a modified version of creolization as rigorously linked to historical moment...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 80–96.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to better the physical and mental health of individuals but to facilitate the smooth operation of the society itself. Leisure in these societies is almost always secured through travel. While travel represents translocation, movement from one geographic space to another, leisure nonwork time and its...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... York Times, Travel Section, 29 October 2006, TR8. SX24 • October 2007 • Mimi Sheller | 27 add value to a particular site by developing its distinctive character, its architectural and landscaped feel, and its connectivity...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 February 2006
... the geography of their complexion PUERTO RICO IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE PUERTORRIQUENOS ARE A BEAUTIFUL RACE Pedro Pietri²⁶ June 3rd, 2002 Hartford, CT/San Juan, PR “Todos vuelven a la tierra en que naciero On this morning, my mother and I travel to Puerto Rico at about the same time...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
... to the epigraphs from Hobbes and Kant. The first bracketing reference is from Langston Hughes’s uncannily prescient short story “Census,” published in the early 1960s. The story takes place at the onset of the US civil rights movement, but I am going to suggest that it time travels as well. By time travel...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... and object, science and art.”15 And cultural critic Lucy Lippard wrote that The Convict and the Colonel “practices what a lot of postmodernists preach, [with] the book’s graceful writing and innovative form tossing the reader back and forth in time and space.”16 In my own view, Travels takes...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
... as the final destination. In contrast, the Caribbean charters cater to the travel plans of the vast majority of their passengers by heading directly to Brooklyn. According to many of the women I spoke with, this makes all the difference because it cuts out the hassle and extra time of having to navigate...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 22–38.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in the same time period or, indeed, since. In itself, Jacmel, in the Haitian context, constitutes a site 4 Patrick Holland and Graham Huggan, Tourists with Typewriters: Critical Reflections on Contemporary Travel Writing (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998), 48. 5 After...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
... practices that shaped the texture of freedom. An engagement with travel narratives, specifically attentive to reading against the grain of elite mobilities, is proposed as a means through which to reveal the everyday negotiation of livelihoods. Offering the market as a case study, the essay argues...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
... returned from time to time to both French Guiana and Suriname—on one occasion, as a fellow traveler with Richard and Sally Price—to reconnect with people and places and reopen dialogues begun earlier.4 So it is perhaps easier for me than most readers to attune my own imagination...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., pried, stared, gossiped, flirted, fought, and complained. They also watched movies, listened to music, and played games. Occasionally, they talked to their neighbors. Rarely, they looked outside. In dark travel, they forgot the privilege of traveling light. She raised the shade and remembered...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
... across Mexico and the United States (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016); and Mark Rifkin, Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017). 40 See Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2005
... with Phillips’s recent travel writing, in which he represents collective political movements as impossible, I will then examine his early novel, A State of Independence (1986), as Phillips’s closest engagement with the literary project of nation building. Phillips’s turn towards nonfi ction...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... journalist and sometime-student in London, Garvey announced that he would be traveling. This was followed by a statement in the press in Jamaica: “Further letters from Mr. Marcus Garvey of this Island now abroad,” reported the Jamaica Times , “tell of his having paid flying visits to Spain, and France...