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Miller, Nancy K. "Out of the Family. Generations of Women in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis." In: Life Writing 4.1 (2007), S. 13–29. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/14484520701211321
BibTeX citation key: Miller2007b
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Persepolis", Autobiography, France, Gender, Iran, Memoria, Satrapi. Marjane
Creators: Miller
Collection: Life Writing
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Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir Persepolis offers a new perspective on familial legacies and feminist generations. Through the use of black-and-white stylised images and the interplay of panels, Satrapi shows how three generations of women interact in the spaces of memory as well as history. In this autobiographical narrative of a transnational artist’s development, dissident genealogies turn out to be as much a matter of books as of blood. Persepolis presents a complex vision, both political and personal, of an intergenerational legacy derived from acts of rereading and translation. As we contemplate the question of gender and generations from the still-fragile threshold of the twenty-first century, Satrapi offers images that counter our stereotypes, both foreign and domestic.
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