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Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street

Critical Insights: The House on Mango Street

by María Herrera-Sobek
     
 
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

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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

ISBN-13:
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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