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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 137–147.
Published: 01 November 2009
... volumes extensively document the complex and contentious path of the post-Duvalier era in Haitian politics. These volumes together describe the invention of a post-authoritarian populist political sequence, one that after 1990 coalesced around the charismatic leadership of a previously unknown Roman...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alex Benson Claude McKay's “Cudjoe Fresh from de Lecture” first saw print in his 1912 volume Songs of Jamaica . Its speaker, whose voice appears in a densely patterned representation of Jamaican Creole, meditates on biological variation and colonial history. Setting the poem against discourses...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Brian Meeks In 2014, the author published a volume of essays, Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory , which Small Axe editor David Scott proposed might form the basis for a discussion around Meeks's work and its broader contribution to debates surrounding contemporary Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165–174.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Edward J. Sullivan This essay revisits the arguments in Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrié . The book's editor looks at how the volume (a mid-career survey of the Haitian artist) was conceived and at its contributions to the study of modern Haitian art and visuality. The author...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 198–212.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Huey Copeland In this essay, Huey Copeland, taking his cue from artist Glenn Ligon's work on the family photo album, launches a consideration of cultural critic Kobena Mercer's important four-volume series Annotating Art's Histories (2004–8). Copeland argues that these anthologies, a veritable...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 111–123.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and return to Barbados, up to his death in 2020. It especially follows Kamau from his low “time of salt” of the late 1980s in Jamaica through the stunning critical and poetic burgeoning from the 1990s on, with such works as Barabajan Poems ; the two-volume MR ; the prize-winning Born to Slow Horses...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Eddie Chambers In considering Kobena Mercer's four-volume edited series Annotating Art's Histories (2004–8), Eddie Chambers sets out to critique the often unspoken but nevertheless hegemonic and complicated racial hierarchies that exist across many of the country's universities, with particular...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2017
...David Scott © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 I recently received a copy of volume 13 of The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers courtesy of its publisher, Duke University Press. 1 Subtitled The Caribbean Diaspora: 1921–1922 , this volume represents the third...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 38–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the Caribbean in history. Federico Mayor, director-general of United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), begins his preface to the six-volume General History of the Caribbean , launched in 1980 and published intermittently between 1997 and 2011, by asking, “How should...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
...- ism is part of what Michel-Rolph Trouillot famously dubbed, in his 1995 volume cited at the outset of this article, “silencing the past.” Trouillot’s study has had an important and pervasive influence in Haitian studies, as well as in studies of colonial history more generally. At the same time...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): v–xvi.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of California, Los Angeles, doing some very preliminary work on the documents being assembled to form the basis of the Carib- bean volumes of the papers.1 I was then a graduate student just back from nearly two years of historical and ethnographic research in Sri Lanka—in the middle, so to say, of another...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 11–21.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of this project. This volume, edited by the Dominican academic Basilio Belliard and the Haitian-Dominican poet Gahston Saint-Fleur and published through the Dominican Ministry of Culture, was presented as the first joint Dominican-Haitian poetry anthology. The editors refer to the volume, which was developed...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 47–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... For Scott’s reflections on his approach to the project, see David Scott, “The Temporality of Generations: Dialogue, Tradition, Criticism,” New Literary History 45, no. 2 (2014): 157–81. 31 Volumes 1 (1983) through 10 (2006) of Hill’s project were published by the University of California Press...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 102–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... died in 1975, and Edouard Glissant, whose death came soon after Césaire's, in 2011. The volume is divided into a seven-part essay and three “ hommages ,” one each for the authors named in the title. Even though he singles them out at the end, Chamoiseau attempts throughout Césaire, Perse, Glissant...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 194–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
... in question, already examined earlier in the volume by Isaac Louverture, shortly after his return to Saint-Domingue, is “a gray-and-green vase decorated with images of certain battle triumphs of Toussaint Louverture—victories over the Spanish and the English, rendered...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 78–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., the contradictory currents of this volume’s West Indianness are also exemplified by its publication in Canada, which the distinguished critic and writer Edward Baugh remembers as an impor-tantly validating context: “I still have my copy of the Review . It represented the first substantial recognition of West...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 203–208.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and diaspora cultures in the reinvention of literary, social, political, and urban spaces. 7 Pérez-Rosario's book appeared during a period when seminal volumes on Burgos's life and work were being published, and in many ways all of these texts open the path to the discussion of Burgos's work from different...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
... board, and extending its inclusion in indexes such as the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), the Latindex, the Modern Language Association (MLA), and the Periodical Content Index. It is also available through the Digital Library of the Caribbean (DLOC). Before the Caribbean 2000 volumes...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of this inaugural congress. See the papers collected in two splendid volumes: volume 1, Présence Africaine, no. 174 (2006), and volume 2, Présence Africaine, nos. 175–77 (2007–8). 7 For a reading of an Afro-modern critical of the universal humanism of Diop and his generation, see Manthia Diawara...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., MaComere and Anthurium, and Small Axe. She is the author of two volumes of poetry, Mothers Are Not the Only Linguists (1992) and Between the Fence and the Forest (2002). A collection of short stories, Songster and Other Stories, and a collection of poems, You Are Morning in Me, are due...