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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 147–158.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Roland Rose Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Roland Rose small axe 55 • March 2018 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-4379020 © Roland Rose 148 [ Roland Rose ] In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Previous page...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 56–76.
Published: 01 July 2015
...James Robertson “Rewriting Dr. No ” reappraises the unexpected success of the first James Bond film and its depictions of colonial Jamaica just prior to independence. Recasting Ian Fleming's novel into a film prompted rewritings and alterations. Some reflect the transition to a script; others...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 84–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
...— This Island Now (1966) and The View from Coyaba (1985)—fictionalize the transition to independence in the anglophone Caribbean and how that transition related to the set of concerns unfolding across the rest of the black world. This essay traces Abrahams’s thought on questions of race and decolonization...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Robert A. Hill This essay examines the role played by George Beckford in grappling critically with the complicated legacy of the plantation system. It focuses on the transition from his role in the New World group to his participation in the Abeng newspaper group in Jamaica, in 1969. The essay...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Hantel “The intellectual journey,” Edouard Glissant reminds us, “is destined to have a geographical itinerary.” This essay considers Glissant's insistence on a poetics of landscape in the case of translation, a practice that intertwines linguistic transition with the spatial residue of its...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Jafari S. Allen This short appreciation of Citizenship from Below: Erotic Agency and Caribbean Freedom by Mimi Sheller—one of the leading theorists of mobility studies and the author of numerous works that have expanded our understanding of transits to and around the Caribbean—emphasizes...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the most important unpublished nonfiction work by an anglophone Caribbean intellectual and is the major guide to the transition in Wynter's thought between her work mainly on the Caribbean and black America in the 1960s and 1970s and her theory of the human from the early 1980s onward. Not only does...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 113–128.
Published: 01 March 2016
... chart Wynter's intellectual journey and rehearse the progression from a cultural concern to a seemingly more profound interrogation of the human, this essay suspends this narrative transition in order to traverse the conceptual field from which Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis” emerges. Focusing...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 52–57.
Published: 01 July 2016
... focusing on the African continent and its diaspora, the essay makes reference to the historical antecedents of cultural journals, both online and offline, including Transition , Kwani! , and Chimurenga Chronic , and debates some of the challenges facing online publishing, such as editorial control...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Carter Mathes This article examines transnational circulations of Afro-Jamaican and African-American political culture during 1960s and 1970s (roughly encompassing Jamaican independence, the transitions between Black Power and post–Black-Power era United States, and the year of escalating political...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 17–34.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., since it captures languages in transit toward other languages and other contexts, creolization embodies the points of contact among what Naoki Sakai calls the “uncountable languages within the literary texts,” unlocking novel ideas of language and literature. The essay offers “translational reading...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in what Nettleford could not have interpreted at the time. Using surveillance reports from the “migrated archives” in the UK, the author shows that the intensifying concern with anticommunism that grew throughout the 1950s undergirded a transition in the approach toward Rastafari on the part...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 123–128.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to a satisfying transition of that work from one language to another. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Glissant translation opacity author/translator relationship Mahagony There has been a lot of argument about what the “task of the translator” might be. Ideas about it seem to change...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 53–68.
Published: 01 July 2014
... out of capitalist unevenness subjectively experienced as ruptures in time.” 15 Turning to Alejo Carpentier's The Kingdom of This World (1949), Oloff argues that this novel sheds light on the “transition from gothic to magical realist”: influenced by William Seabrook's The Magic Island...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., listened to whips, and played dead. Occasionally, they could talk to their neighbors. Rarely, they could look outside. In the absence of light, her ancestors moved. The annihilation went unnoticed. The transition from horizontal to vertical travel had opened the third dimension...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: Routledge, 2012. “From Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti .” Introduced and translated into English from the Haitian Creole by Mariana Past and Benjamin Hebblethwaite. Transition 111 (2013): 74–89. Dupuy, Alex. “Conceptualizing the Duvalier Dictatorship.” Latin American Perspectives 15, no. 4...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 173–187.
Published: 01 November 2011
... are the centerpiece of the later chapters, which like the political scene itself, transition toward explaining why the radical movements of the forties imploded. The transition is marked in the chapter on the revolutionary moment of 1946, which func- tions as a torque in the narrative in the book...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 128–142.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that Bailey used the HTC to make the case, contrary to conventional wisdom, that a subset of working-class black women could and should define themselves as “ladies.” I first examine Bailey’s rationale for cofounding the HTC and situate this reasoning within the context of Jamaica’s 1950s transition to self...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... They exist in a pregiven but unrecognized world that forms a backdrop to the contemporary scene. They are history, come to play on present consciousness as fragments that might urge us to reclaim a sense of wholeness. In We're Not Heavy (1997) we witness transformation and transition. This is one...
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