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House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros’s 1984 collection of short stories is told from the perspective of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl living in a Latino neighborhood in Chicago.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Cisneros, Sandra

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  •  PS3553.I78

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.).  Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street.  2004.

                       Call Number:  PS3553.I78 H63 2004

  • Cisneros, Sandra.  The House on Mango Street.  1984.

                     Call Number:  PS3553.I78 H6 1991

  • Thornburg, Mary Patterson.  Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street and “Woman Hollering Creek” and Other Stories.  2001.

                     Call Number:  PS3553.I56 H63 2001

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 69, pg. 144-45, 148-56

o   Vol. 118, pg. 171, 173-87, 202, 207-9, 214, 217

o   Vol. 193, pg. 3-4, 6-7, 9-20, 23-31, 34, 36-9, 41-2, 45, 51, 53, 55-60, 62-6, 68-9, 71-4, 77, 79-81, 84-6, 88-9, 91-2, 95, 97-110, 114-6, 118, 122, 124, 132

  • Masterplots: Revised 2nd ed.Call Number: REF PN44.M33 1996

o   Vol.5, pg. 3037-40

  •  Novels for StudentsCall Number: REF PN44.N937

o   Vol. 2, pg. 113-132

  • Short Story Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 32, pg. 2-4, 6-9, 11-2, 14-5, 27-30, 32-3, 36, 40, 42, 44-6, 51

o   Vol. 72, pg. 61, 64, 76-77, 84-87, 90-2, 96-7, 148

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