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.
Kenton Rambsy, PhD
12018-09-20T09:19:45-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153117plain2019-02-15T13:52:17-06:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198bVisualizing 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.Dr. Kenton Rambsy attended Morehouse College for his undergraduate studies and received his Bachelor’s degree in 2010, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Five years after his college graduation, Kenton received a PhD in English from the University of Kansas. Kenton has developed unique expertise in a rapidly expanding social and academic landscape which is characterized by heavy reliance on a digital interaction. Kenton is currently a professor of African American literature and digital humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington where his cutting-edge teaching includes a course titled “#theJayZclass.” This digital humanities course positions the prolific rapper in a broader literary continuum of autobiographical and semi-autobiographical works. His digital book, #theJayZMixtape, was published on January 4, 2018 through the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Publishing Without Walls digital publishing initiative. Kenton blogs extensively at culturalfront.org about various topics related to English, Black Studies, and digital humanities.
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1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9721.jpg2018-06-30T18:27:52-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 3: Geo-Tagging Edward P. Jones & Washington, DCA Reviewer50Cultural 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
1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9748.jpg2018-06-30T18:28:21-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 1: Visualizing Edward P. Jones's Short FictionA Reviewer43This 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/Chapter 2 - Section 2 .jpg2018-06-30T18:27:13-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Section 2: Navigating DC's QuadrantsA Reviewer41Edward 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 history.image_header2019-02-15T13:48:02-06:00A Reviewerecb458192daa317dd112b745ee8c78c5dcfb198b
1media/12241.jpgmedia/_DAR9077.jpg2018-09-12T22:21:06-05:00Kenton Rambsy1a8e7c8308fe3da2a51e94dd08e0858bab2a9153Introduction: Teaching Edward P. JonesMary Ton41image_header2652022-04-11T07:45:41-05:00Mary Ton41571ce6f346e42db642ad179d7e4533c1df2873