The House on Mango Street
Score: 3.5
From 112 Ratings

The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345807199


The House on Mango Street Book Description :

The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero, a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Told in a series of vignettes-sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous-Sandra Cisneros' masterpiece is a classic story of childhood and self-discovery. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers....

The House on Mango Street
Score: 3.5
From 131 Ratings

The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0679734775


The House on Mango Street Book Description :

For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness...

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-09-24
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410335999


A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros s The House on Mango Street Book Description :

A Study Guide for Sandra Cisneros's "The House on Mango Street," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs....

The House on Mango Street  Bloom s Guides

The House on Mango Street Bloom s Guides


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: American literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438133416


The House on Mango Street Bloom s Guides Book Description :

Discusses the writing of The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author....

Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared

Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared


  • Author : Karl Kovacs
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2008-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783640189564


Sandra Cisnero s the House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison s Jazz Compared Book Description :

Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2.3, University of Freiburg (Englisches Seminar), course: Ethnic Literature, language: English, abstract: In this paper I am going to show the differences and similarities between two major works of American ethnic literature, namely Sandra Cisnero's The House on Mango Street and Toni Morrison's Jazz. In order to compare the two books I will first analyze them separately before taking a look at them side by side. To begin with, I would like to express some general thoughts on the two books. The House on Mango Street and Jazz are first and foremost works of fictional literature in the sense that their characters and the story itself are a produ...

A House of My Own
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

A House of My Own


  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385351348


A House of My Own Book Description :

From the author of The House on Mango Street, a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that, taken together, form a jigsaw autobiography—an intimate album of a beloved literary legend. From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico in a region where “my ancestors lived for centuries,” the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. But a house of her own, where she could truly take root, has eluded her. With this collection—spanning three decades, and including never-before-published work—Cisneros has come home at last. Ranging from the private (her parents’ loving and ...

The House on Mango Street  Study Guide
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

The House on Mango Street Study Guide


  • Author : LessonCaps
  • Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
  • Release Date : 2012-08-13
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621073482


The House on Mango Street Study Guide Book Description :

Following Common Core Standards, this lesson plan for Sandra Cisneros', "The House on Mango Street" is the perfect solution for teachers trying to get ideas for getting students excited about a book. BookCaps lesson plans cover five days worth of material. It includes a suggested reading schedule, discussion questions, essay topics, homework assignments, and suggested web resources. This book also includes a study guide to the book, which includes chapter summaries, overview of characters, plot summary, and overview of themes. Both the study guide and the lesson plan may be purchased individually; buy as a combo, however, and save....

Sandra Cisneros   The House on Mango Street    The Search for Identity as a Woman and as a Writer

Sandra Cisneros The House on Mango Street The Search for Identity as a Woman and as a Writer


  • Author : Florian Wenz
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-08
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783656177487


Sandra Cisneros The House on Mango Street The Search for Identity as a Woman and as a Writer Book Description :

Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, University of Bamberg (Lehrstuhl fur Anglistik), course: Chicano Literature, language: English, abstract: In the following text I would like to give an approach to the identity of the protagonist Esperanza Cordero in the novel "The House on Mango Street." I will start with a short summary of the book. In part 3 I will take a closer look on the characters in her environment that coined her most during the stay on Mango Street. Part 4 finally will occupy with Esperanza's identity, on the one hand as awoman and on the other hand as a writer. In part 5 I will sum up my results and draw a conclusion."...