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Hescher, Achim. "Transgressing Borders in and with Comics: Mana neyestani’s graphic novel une métamorphose iranienne (2012)." PhiN 70 2014. Accessed 17 December. 2014. <http://web.fu-berlin.de/phin/phin70/p70t4.htm>. 
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Resource type: Web Article
Language: en: English
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BibTeX citation key: Hescher2014a
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Keywords: "Une métamorphose iranienne", Autobiography, Comics journalism, France, Genre, Intertextuality, Iran, Metaisierung, Neyestani. Mana
Creators: Hescher
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Collection: PhiN
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Abstract
This article analyzes the motif of transgressing borders in Mana Neyestani’s recent graphic memoir Une métamorphose iranienne (2012) on several planes: thematically and metaphorically, intertextually, diegetically, and genre-specifically. At first, the work is assessed historically in the contexts of bande dessinée as well as complex and experimental Francophone and Anglophone comics. A prototype approach is used to establish the graphic novel as a subgenre of graphic narratives and graphic memoirs or reportage comics as subgenres of the graphic novel. Finally, it is shown to what extent Une métamorphose iranienne fits into a prototypical category schema and how it unfolds its motif of transgression.
  
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