Lost in the City: An Exploration of Edward P. Jones's Short Fiction Main MenuIntroduction: Teaching Edward P. JonesTraversing the Known WorldLost in the City: A Multimedia Literary AnalysisThe following essays explore the life experiences Jones captures in his 1992 collection, "Lost in the City", while challenging and reinforcing normalized representations of the Black community.All Aunt Hagar's Children: A Multimedia Literary AnalysisThe following essays explore the life experiences Jones captures in his stories while challenging and reinforcing normalized representations of the Black community.Project ConclusionJones’s stories draw the reader into the lives of every-day residences of DC. Although the struggles and triumphs of Jones’s characters are not unique to his writing, binding the characters’ identities across time to the geographic location is.About this BookCitation and Copyright InformationMedia CreditsThis page provides information about the creators and owners of media items used in this work.Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Peace Ossom-Williamson714a6c177d5907ee353132b696c561fcea32da82Published by Publishing Without Walls, Urbana, Ill., part of the Illinois Open Publishing Network.
Visualizing Edward P. Jones’s Short Fiction
1media/DC-Time-Lapse.gif2018-06-10T19:16:24-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a91531130This project contains three ArcGIS Maps and four Tableau Public Visualizations. understand the contexts through which Jones uses the nation’s capital as the backdrop for his fictional stories.splash2632019-02-14T11:37:47-06:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198b
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1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9748.jpg2018-06-30T18:28:21-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 1: Visualizing Edward P. Jones's Short Fiction43This project contains three ArcGIS Maps and four Tableau Public Visualizations. These visual guides were created using metadata from “The Edward P. Jones Dataset.”image_header2019-02-15T13:47:31-06:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198b
1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9747.jpg2018-09-19T18:18:37-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 2: The Edward P. Jones Dataset29The Edward P. Jones dataset reveals patterns within the Washington, DC geography during a time when the city’s demography included a predominantly African American or “Chocolate” citizenry.image_header2019-02-19T16:28:34-06:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153
1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9721.jpg2018-06-30T18:27:52-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 3: Geo-Tagging Edward P. Jones & Washington, DC50Cultural geo-tagging refers to documenting and analyzing geographic characteristics related to short fiction. This process accounts for words used to describe physical environments in short fiction.image_header2019-02-15T13:44:28-06:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198b