Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street

Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street

by Maria Herrera-Sobek

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Overview

This volume offers a comprehensive introduction to Sandra Cisneros' acclaimed novel. The opening essays describe the critical reception of the novel and its simple prose and reliance on suggestive metaphors and similes. A collection of classic essays offer a feminist approach to the work, an examination of gender stereotypes, a critique of patriarchy, and the role of female friendships. Other essays examine how Cisneros uses the novel to cross the boundaries of gender, class, language, and genres.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014698948
Publisher: Salem Press
Publication date: 06/20/2012
Series: Critical Insights , #36
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 440
File size: 723 KB

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