Woman Hollering Creek Criticism

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Cisneros's Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories received much attention when it was published in 1991. It was explicated in several literary Journals, including Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, Frontiers, and Heresies, and won acclaim in the mainstream press. Writing in the New York Times Book Review, Bebe Moore Campbell gave the collection a favorable review, noting that in all the stones-and particularly the title story- "she uses the behavior of men as a catalyst that propels her women into a search deep within themselves for the love that men have failed to give them." Newsweek listed Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories as the first of its seven books recommended for summer reading. Peter S. Prescott and Karen Springen summarized the collection in Newsweek: "Noisily, wittily, always compassionately, Cisneros surveys woman's condition-a condition that is both precisely Latina and general to women everywhere.

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