Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung
Tensuan, Theresa M. "Comic Visions and Revisions in the Work of Lynda Barry and Marjane Satrapi." In: Modern Fiction Studies 52.4 (2006), S. 947–964.
Added by: joachim (20 Jul 2009 01:29:02 UTC) Last edited by: joachim (14 Mar 2016 03:45:51 UTC)
|Resource type: Journal Article
BibTeX citation key: Tensuan2006
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Keywords: "One Hundred Demons", "Persepolis", Autobiographie, Barry. Lynda, Frankreich, Gender, Iran, Satrapi. Marjane
Collection: Modern Fiction Studies
Views index: 3%
Popularity index: 0.75%
Lynda Barry’s “autobiofictionalography” One! Hundred! Demons! (2002) and Marjane Satrapi's memoir Persepolis (2004) recast the visual and narrative conventions of comics to provide critical commentary on issues ranging from the social construction of gender to the forces subtending forms of prejudice. The works literally as well as figuratively draw out the ways in which the transition from childhood to adulthood becomes overdetermined by narratives of development that set gendered roles, articulate racial demarcations, inscribe religious differences, and authorize imperialist vision; they also highlight the ways in which figures resist, subvert, and capitulate to forces of social coercion and normative visions.