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Woman Hollering Creek



“Woman Hollering Creek” first appeared in Sandra Cisneros’ 1991 book Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. Cleofilas Enriqueta DeLeon Hernandez is a young Mexican woman who moves to Texas with her new husband and begins a new life on the banks of Woman Hollering Creek. She finds herself trapped with an abusive husband in a country whose language she does not speak.



Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3553.I56-PS3553.I78



LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Terms (In All Fields)


  • Cisneros, Sandra.



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.  1992.

                        Call Number:  PS3553.I78 W66 1992

  • Mirriam-Goldberg, Caryn. Sandra Cisneros: Latina Writer and Activist. 1998.

                        Call Number:  PS3553.I78 Z77 1998

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

                         Call Number:  PS3553.I56 H63 2001



Reference Materials


  • Contempory Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771.C59

o   Vol. 118, pg. 188-89, 193, 197-98, 204

  • Critical Survey of Short Fiction Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Vol. 2, pg. 583

o   Vol. 7, pg. 2956

  • Masterplots II, Short Story Series (Revised Edition) Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 8, pg. 4675-77

  • Short Story Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 32, pg. 15-17, 21, 24-5, 37

o   Vol. 72, pg. 64, 67, 72-3, 76-7, 79, 81, 90-94, 100-110, 112, 116, 120, 129, 137, 139, 142, 145, 150, 152, 156, 160-1

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 3, pg. 383-98



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