April 27, 2006
Identity Poetics: Book Smart: “I became a writer,” Sandra Cisneros has said, “not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.”
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>>LIT As a graduate student in the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the acclaimed writer and poet Sandra Cisneros felt alienated by a discussion of French philosopher and literary critic Gaston Bachelard’s 1958 book, The ...