Lost in the City: An Exploration of Edward P. Jones's Short Fiction Main MenuIntroduction: Teaching Edward P. JonesVisualizing Edward P. Jones’s Short FictionThis 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.Traversing 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.
12018-09-19T17:37:46+00:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153113plain2019-02-13T12:49:14+00:00Daniel G. Tracye4d2055c1ec04bf92575642aae6698bc52f8f12aJade Harrison is a graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington who is currently earning her MA in English. She is focusing her studies in African American literature and is complementing her studies with methodologies from the emerging field of digital humanities. She is narrowing her focus to the history of African American short fiction, an immensely understudied form of literary expression, with special attention to Black women writers and characters by collecting and organizing information that reveals trends and patterns among select short stories. Jade is currently working with Dr. Rambsy as a graduate assistant on the “Black Anthology Project.”
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1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9436.jpg2018-06-30T18:15:50+00:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Introduction: A Literary Analysis of Lost in the CityA Reviewer39Edward P. Jones compiles fourteen short stories in his fiction collection Lost in the City (1992). The stories' events range from the 1950s to the 1980s, actualizing the life experiences within the African American communities of Washington, DC.image_header2019-02-15T13:48:43+00:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198b
1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9095.jpg2019-01-26T13:53:31+00:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 1: Washington, DC & Shifting LandscapesKenton Rambsy24Edward P. Jones’s short stories create a parallel history situated throughout time by immersing his readers within numerous, specific locales and communities across DC. Jones's work focuses on the people within the city, rather than the specific, general history.image_header2019-02-19T16:48:54+00:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153