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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
... liboristas, including the government’s genocide of the entire community in the 1960s, see Lusitania Martínez, Palma Sola: Opresión y esperanza (su geografía mítica y social) (Santo Domingo: Ediciones CEDEE, 1991). Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 wilderness photography imperialism...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 129–145.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... 29 Aimé Césaire, Assemblée nationale, 4 July 1949; cited in Wilder, Freedom Time , 123. A fuller consideration of this point than the space of this article allows would analyze the totality of Césaire's eloquent, uncompromising, often incendiary, and deplorably overlooked speeches to the French...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
... “reaffirm or reinvent the historical continuity broken by colonial intrusion.” 9 For Césaire, Wilder notes, “art was a privileged medium of true decolonization and decolonization a creative act through which black self-determination could bring forth a new era of human history.” 10 Although Césaire’s...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2004
...): 154–55 (154). In Poems of Succession fi ve of the seven poems are edited, reordered, and titled for this new publication. Th e titles are “Th ey Say I Am” [poem 1], “Groaning in Th is Wilderness” [poem 6], “Who Can Share” [poem 3], “To Substitute a Temple” [poem 4] and “So Th at We...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 185–193.
Published: 01 November 2019
... method surrounding it, from João Biehl, Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005). 21 In different ways, Yarimar Bonilla and Gary Wilder helped me think the limits of this methodological nationalism. See Yarimar Bonilla, Non-Sovereign Futures...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 61–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
... background on the forces acting on the rise and fall of the West Indies Federation. 22 Gary Wilder argues that Césaire’s trip to Haiti in 1944 “further demystified the idea of state sovereignty as a self-evident good.” Gary Wilder, Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 69–77.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016). 3 See Fischer, Modernity Disavowed , 80; Wilder, Freedom Time , 3–5. 2 See, for example, Sibylle Fischer, Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2021
... single reference to this meeting has been found in Hartog’s archives in Aruba. 75 Ibid., 35. 76 Bonilla, “Ordinary Sovereignty,” 164. 77 Gary Wilder, Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015), 2, 12, 15...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 September 2003
... history, the history of industrial Birmingham, of Baptists and Quakers, and within the parameters of imperial history it is a detailed study of the functioning of cultural imperialism, which assumes a tabula rasa—“the heathen nations of the present day . . . are a mighty wilderness of...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 91–101.
Published: 01 November 2015
...;categorieLien=id (accessed 4 June 2015). 43 Gary Wilder, “Eurafrique as the Future Past of ‘Black France’: Sarkozy's Temporal Confusion and Senghor's Postwar Vision,” in Keaton, Sharpley-Whiting, and Stovall, Black France / France Noire , 59. 44 Republic of France, Loi n°2013–404 du 17 mai 2013...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 1–13.
Published: 01 July 2016
... that make up Antillean identity. She expresses this project as an explicitly political one, in line with French abolitionist Victor Schœlcher's project for the Antilles. Césaire is most likely evoking here Schœlcher's unrealized vision of, in Gary Wilder's words, “abolition … accompanied by full...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., Art poétique , ed. Jacques Charpier and Pierre Seghers (Paris: Seghers, 1956), 702; and Aimé Césaire, “Esthétique césairienne,” Études Littéraires 6, no. 1 (1973): 111–12. 3 Gary Wilder and Donna Jones, for instance, present two recent groundbreaking studies on postwar Negritude that look...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 142–151.
Published: 01 July 2019
... unacceptable kind of Americanness: thick gold chains, ‘doo-rags,’ cornrows or dreads, sports jerseys, and expensive cars with blaring music” (139). 7 “ El monte , which can be loosely translated as ‘the mountains,’ ‘the hills,’ ‘the bush,’ or ‘the wilderness’—and, perhaps also, as ‘underdevelopment’ and...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 32–41.
Published: 01 October 2008
... urban spaces are more useful sites of enriching cultural encounter than exclusionary locales of containment and homogeneity in the remote and primordial wilderness. Therefore, Roumain is at least as interested in the idea of a migrant peasant culture as in the survivals of an...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 193–200.
Published: 01 July 2017
...: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012). 5 See Frederick Cooper, Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945–1960 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014); and Gary Wilder, Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World (Durham, NC...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 223–236.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the whistler who lived across the street. His house was spare-boned and dramatic. Here , in an ordinary Caribbean suburb, it rose against a giant mango tree like a relic of a wilder time , as though it called for a prairie to overlook. As a teenager she had read a novel about a Canadian woman who...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... land unsuitable for large-scale commodity production. 19 Provision grounds were located up to several miles outside of the plantation and next to mountain wilderness. On these grounds, enslaved people “were sometimes able to pattern small areas according to their own conceptions of spatial order...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2006
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1962 or the subsequent 1967 elections, both being carried by the conservative Jamaica Labour Party. Unable to gain leadership of the nation whose existence it had advocated so eloquently, the nationalist party now found itself in a profound crisis, facing the political wilderness, if not political...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 111–123.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and “the voices of Rasta were like shouts in the wilderness.” He argues that the people's allegiance was based on hopes that the concessions won by those groups following the 1938 labor rebellions would guard against the possibility of Jamaica becoming another Haiti or Ecuador, and this partly...