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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1 F. E. Wright, “The Washing Place at Taboga,” 1913, watercolor. From Willis John Abbot, Panama and the Canal in Picture and Prose (New York: Syndicate, 1913). Figure 1. F. E. Wright, “The Washing Place at Taboga,” 1913, watercolor. From Willis John Abbot, Panama and the Canal in More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in terms of social function and prescribed behaviour. The West Indian Front Room exhibition curated by Michael McMillan (Geffrye Museum 2005-06) attempts to critique the heritage orientated representation of West Indian migration, which to use Krista A Thompson's and Leon Wright's perspective is a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Starvelings and its two-volume sequel, Strike the Iron , parts of an unfinished work concerned to quarrel with versions of structural Marxism on the terrain of modern Jamaica. 15 It is a very curious fact that Post’s books are not mentioned by Wright in the body of his text and do not even appear in his...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the book relates well to black feminist theory's insistence on these kinds of intersectionalities. While her project is Dominicanist and Caribbeanist, its goals parallel those of Michelle M. Wright's Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora . 17 Wright moves from analyses of white...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... conceptually defined space assured the “relative superiority” of the white working classes, even “at the expense of accepting [their] own relative exploitation by the bourgeoisie” (158). To illustrate this point, Wynter utilizes an evocative scene from Richard Wright's Black Boy in which this dynamic is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2010
... raisons d’être de Présence Africaine,” Présence Africaine, no. 1 (October–November 1947): 8. Niam n’goura vana niam m’paya is a Toucouleur proverb meaning “Eating in order to live is not eating in order to get fat.” An English translation/adaptation of Diop’s essay by Richard Wright and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
... dancehall culture emanating from black feminism. I am thinking here of the work of Nadia Ellis, Ifeona Fulani, and Beth-Sarah Wright, each of whom attend to the profane, corporeal ecstasy sought by black women in dancehall. 10 Their careful studies of ecstatic female embodiment and transfiguration along...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... black voices” howled against the curtain of the sky. (222) As noted by the translator of Fanon’s text, Fanon leaves in English the phrase “twelve million black voices”—common enough as a name for the African American collective that Richard Wright would choose it as the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2014
... radical Marxism. Steve Wright's history of Italian workerism states that the early formation of autonomist methodologies in Italy “owed much” to the Correspondence group led by James and Raya Dunayevskaya. 14 Tim Watson suggestively notes that Empire “recall[s] the populist Marxism of C. L. R. James...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 129–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
... recently shown, came through Simone de Beauvoir, who in turn was in debt to Richard Wright, a path not without significance for Wynter. 21 Of the many texts Wynter consulted, it was Wright's Black Boy , a book she persistently returned to throughout “Black Metamorphosis,” that allowed her to theorize a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Bilingual Edition EDGARDO RODRÍGUEZ JULIÁ Translated by Juan Flores 152 pages, 10 photos (2 in color), paper $16.95 Becoming Black Creating Identity in the African Diaspora MICHELLE M. WRIGHT 296 pages, paper $22.95 Look Away! The U.S. South in New World Studies JON SMITH & DEBORAH COHN...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 178–182.
Published: 01 September 2001
... brother Steven. Steven never recovers from his mother’s absence, wandering aimlessly aaxexe through life. He is unable to develop a sense of self around which to grow. In Part 3 of the novel, titled “Native Son,” we learn Steven’s story. Obviously reminiscent of Rich- ard Wright’s...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Natives in a New World” are virtually as vast as this volume is itself. Beyond Negritude, there is an applied thinking through of work by C. L. R. James, Marcus Garvey, Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Richard Wright, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Harold Cruse, and even George Jackson. (This is not to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... 21 Henry Wright, quoted in Sheldon Watts, Leprosy and Its Story: Segregation and Its Remedy (London: Parker, 1885), 40. Minister Henry Wright was a spokesman for the “Imperial Danger” thesis. 22 Barbara Browning, Infectious Rhythm: Metaphors of Contagion and the Spread of African...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Maillo-Pozo herself. More broadly, Colonial Phantoms builds on the work of black women’s scholarship throughout the diaspora, especially that of Sylvia Wynter, Hortense Spillers, Saidiya Hartman, Michelle M. Wright, and Barbara K. Smith. To cite Kevin Quashie in his beautifully titled The...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
... , by Nola Reinhardt; Peasants and Capital , by Michel-Rolph Trouillot; Coffee and Democracy in Modern Costa Rica , by Anthony Winson; The Death of Ramón González , by Augus Wright; Rural Development and Survival Strategies in Central Paraguay , by E. B. Zoomers. Latin American Research Review 28...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
... some ways similar to Gilroy’s emphasis on an urban cosmopolitanism of black critical intellectuals such as Richard Wright and artists whose restless ferment and calls for Th ird World internationalism evoke a politics that is at once skeptical of national-state boundaries...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 115–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
... obligation éthique, une nécessité ontologique et une fatalité de la structure. Les héros dont Edouard Glissant exalte les exemples, artistes, penseurs, hommes politiques—Kateb Yacine, Frantz Fanon, Nelson Mandela, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Richard Wright, Barack Obama—qui sont-ils ? De...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of a US antiblackness evinces the sense that blackness is shaped not only by the “when” and the “where,” to cite Michelle M. Wright, but also by the “for whom,” to recall Frantz Fanon’s encounter with the interpellating white gaze (“Maman, regarde le nègre, j’ai peur”). 19 This would be of little...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2009) 13 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2009
... projects, whether Drake could have imagined such a study as Boyce Davies’. A staunch anticommunist along with his contemporaries Padmore, Richard Wright, C. L. R. James, and others, Drake, who had participated in US radical politics in the 1930s as a member of the National Negro...