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Marjane Satrapi

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Persepolis | Suggested Reading


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Basu, Lopamudra. "Crossing Cultures/Crossing Genres: The Re-Invention of the Graphic Memoir in Persepolis and Persepolis 2." Nebula, vol. 4, no. 3, Sept. 2007.

Chute, Hillary. "The Texture of Retracing in Marjane Satrapi's 'Persepolis.'" Women's Studies Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1/2, 2008, pp. 92–110.

Hattenstone, Simon. "Confessions of Miss Mischief." The Guardian, 28 Mar. 2008.

O'Connor, Anne-Marie. "Unveiled, Unvarnished." Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2005.

Shaikh, Nermeen. "Marjane Satrapi: 'I Will Always Be Iranian.'" Asia Society, n.d.

Course Hero. "Persepolis Infographic." Course Hero. 10 Oct. 2017. Web. 27 Sep. 2018. <>.

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