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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., and what it means to think of the period as merely preceding the anglophone Caribbean's important political and cultural developments. © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 “Only His Hat Is Left”? Resituating Not-Yet Narratives Faith Smith I am honored to have this kind of opportunity to revisit...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 55–68.
Published: 01 March 2022
... geography that surrounded it. It was a fold in a flattened landscape, a place that was hidden, inaccessible, and yet marked by a singular history. Life and death collided and shaped each other there. Binaries between slavery and freedom were rewritten there. There, silence became song. In a landscape...
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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 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and yet their work has been little studied in the anglophone world. This article focuses on Martinican intellectual Edouard Glissant's contribution to memory studies through his combined role as theoretician (in works such as his 2007 publication Mémoires des esclavages ) and practician (in his role...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... science-fiction writer, preoccupied with the hybridity of the android and the androgynous, with femininity and reproduction, and with dystopian worlds. Glissant and Butler do not refer to each other's works. Their kinship lies instead in their common realization that the postslavery family is a brutal yet...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and formal boundaries. Through diverse written and visual contributions, the section presents the Caribbean as a critical space that recognizes an existing foundation yet facilitates and expands conversations between artists and writers who have shaped and are shaping local and global art discourses using...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
... intersecting yet divergent narratives of race and nation. In this context, I examine works and performances by Martin Luther King Jr. (during his 1965 speeches in Kingston) and Peter Tosh (during his 1978 One Love Peace Concert performance) as a way of framing how discourses of black liberation, postcolonial...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
... with a `scribal politics' of postcolonialism, it suggests that the Martiniquan author illustrates the uneasy yet ultimately productive relationship between politics and poetics that may be seen to be particularly characteristic of the Francophone Caribbean. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Late Glissant: History...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 35–62.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ; and Chamoiseau's epic novel Biblique des derniers gestes , this study demonstrates how Chamoiseau and his larger cultural project accord perfectly with the essayistic and how his translation of the genre reveals as-of-yet unexploited stylistic and modal alternatives to Montaigne's original project. These examples...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 125–137.
Published: 01 November 2013
... readership, Cabrera intimates a connection between the postcolonial context of Martinique and Republican Cuba, and between Négritude and cubanía (Cubanness). Yet, just as Cabrera's translation of Notebook is a symbolic moment in the shaping of black internationalism in the Caribbean, it can equally be viewed...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 227–243.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Wendy Asquith As has recently been observed by Matthew J. Smith, “It is a peculiar feature of Haitian historiography that increased production of new literature often follows national crisis.” A parallel pattern has been evident in Haitian visual arts, yet this has not always been at the impulse...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the Caribbean's past, present, and future. From the vantage point of Haiti, the 2004 coup, the 2010 earthquake, and the exploitation of Haitians in the Dominican Republic demonstrate the important—yet politically, ethically, and legally fraught—role of Caribbean historians and the histories they produce...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... trajectory of institutions, practices, social structures, and ideas in the country, and yet scholars writing about the period face a range of empirical and methodological challenges. Both older work and recent research, however, illuminates greatly this important period and offers examples for future...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., yet Condé's politics of crossing also offers an odd materialism as well, one that is informed as much by Karl Marx and Frantz Fanon (however critically) as it is by Condé's own feminist contribution to scholarship on the Caribbean. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 “I've already found the title...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Nalini Mohabir A newly installed plaque at the port of Kolkata stands as a memorial to the indentured Indian diaspora. It conveys a collective story relevant to present desires, not past hauntings. Yet it is the tension of absences and silences that makes the port city an interesting site...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 52–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... celebrated for its multi-culturalism, Haitian linguistic plurality tends to be denied outright or disparaged as a characteristic of the exploitative members of the elite. Yet multilingual Haitians include not only those of the middle and upper classes but also those living along the border with the Dominican...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the theoretical and ethical/political traditions out of which this synthetic work emerges. Here we push gently, yet steadily, toward continuing the process of historicizing and contextualizing the important turn toward “erotics” and “theorizing from below” in Caribbean studies (and in the region) apropos not only...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 18–34.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Minkah Makalani One of the appeals of imagining a future alternative to the political present is the possibility of shedding modernity’s constitutive colonial assemblages and its conceit of the inevitability of human progress. Yet it remains something of a paradox that even at their most radical...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 28–36.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bonnie Thomas Rodney Saint-Éloi is one of the most exciting contemporary writers of Haitian origin, and yet his work is little studied in the academic world. Saint-Éloi, who was born in Haiti in 1963 and migrated to Montreal, Canada, in 2001, has maintained a long and distinguished career...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
... children. Yet such institutions are ostensible forms of “care.” They hold black children’s bodies. Their metrics hold black children to standards of whiteness. They hold black children as their representational property. Black children become the “meager” representations of school failure and also...