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FYWB 1102: Leaving Home (Breyer)

Prof. Ben Breyer, Spring 2022

Persepolis bibliography

These are just suggestions for getting started gathering scholarship on Satrapi's Persepolis

Chute, Hillary L. “Graphic Narrative as Witness: Marjane Satrapi and the Texture of Retracing.” Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics, Columbia University Press, 2010, pp. 135–73.

Davis, Rocio G. “A Graphic Self : Comics as Autobiography in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.” Transculturing Auto/Biography: Forms of Life Writing, edited by Rosalía Baena, Routledge, 2007, pp. 47–62. 

Derbel, Emira. Iranian Women in the Memoir: Comparing Reading Lolita in Tehran and Persepolis (1) and (2). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

Ebrahimi, Mehraneh. “Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.” Women, Art, and Literature in the Iranian Diaspora. Syracuse University Press, 2019, pp. 37–63.

Gilmore, Leigh, and Elizabeth Marshall. “Girls in Crisis: Rescue and Transnational Feminist Autobiographical Resistance.” Feminist Studies, vol. 36, no. 3, 2010, pp. 667–90.

Nabizadeh, Golnar. “Narrating Trauma in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.” Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels, Routledge, 2019, pp. 89–111.

Reyns-Chikuma, Chris, and Houssem Ben Lazreg. “Marjane Satrapi and the Graphic Novels from and About the Middle East.” Arab Studies Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter 2017, pp. 758–75.

Singh, Amrita. “Drawing an Account of Herself: Representation of Childhood, Self, and the Comic in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis.” Childhood Traumas: Narratives and Representations, edited by Kamayani Kumar and Angelie Multani, Routledge, 2020.