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Image of Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early . From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.

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Dimulai dengan cerita nenek Marji yang menceritakan tentang Nahid, temannya yang ketakutan setengah mati karena kehilangan keperawanan sebelum menikah, sedangkan 3 minggu lagi ia akan menikah, dan nenek Marji yang cerdas memberikan ide untuk mengelabui calon suami Nahid. Embroireries grew up in Tehran in a family which was involved with communist and socialist embroideriss in Iran prior to the Iranian Revolution.

There has been no effort to tone down the shocks and horrors raining down on Satrapi’s world: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Embroideries and the Layering of Women’s Relationships Through Comics

The comic format makes each character distinct and the drawings tell so much more than an extra hundred pages of exposition would. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

It’s about fashion, fun and also fright. Embroideries is a wonderfully funny graphic novel detailing the romantic lives of women in Iran.


Furthermore, the comic displays homophobic statements which are not called out. English Choose a language for shopping.

Satgapi, toccante e illuminante! Though this is a story that never stands still, there are many erudite asides about God, fundamentalism, communism, anarchism, imperialism, and the 2, years of tyranny and submission that is Iran’s history.


Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

I loved the writing and artwork contained with in this graphic novel. Satgapi Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. These women are not just the butts of Embroideries ‘ jokes, they are its lifeblood. After the man of the house has complimented his wife on the food, he and all the other men go off to take naps.

So I wanted to read another one of her books. The stories weren’t connected in any way that gave them depth, and individually they had the feel of overhearing some gossip on the bus about someone you don’t know – mildly interesting but nothing to think about after it is over.

Chicken with Plums Pantheon Graphic Library. Common to many of them is the obsession with a woman being a virgin when she gets married. Sebelumnya saya beruntung memperoleh buku Revolusi Iran, Dongeng seorang anak ditumpukan buku bekas di Pasar Buku Palasari. To put it plainly, Embroideries was all I could have wanted from Marjane Satrapi and yet This conversation really hit home for me.

They’re sit back and relax in the afternoon while sipping a hot cup of tea. To ask other readers questions about Embroideriesplease sign up.

Satrapi said that “But you have to know the kings of the Qajar dynasty, they had hundreds of wives. But it is at the same time a daring and brilliantly calculated illumination of a secret space. Her grandmother was as wise as ever.

Dibuka dengan makan siang bersama di rumah keluar Embroideries adalah buku karya Marjane Satrapi kedua yang saya baca. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.

For Satrapi and the disaffected Iranian generation that she represents, ignoring the regime is an eloquent political statement in itself.


View Full Version of PW. That there is no need to have prior knowledge of the events she witnesses at first hand – the fall of the shah, the rise of the ayatollahs, and the Iran-Iraq war – was brought home to me when my and year-old daughters picked up these books in sarrapi curiosity only to shut themselves up in their rooms until they had devoured every page. Reading this graphic novel was like being invited to tea with a group of Iranian women, except that the talk turned interestingly enough to arranged marriages, cheating husbands, and faking your virginity.

I was enamored by her stories and the way her drawings h My senior year in college I was introduced to a graphic novel memoir by Art Spiegelman entitled Maus.

I read the Persepolis books several years ago and watched the movie. I enjoyed this little book very much and would recommend it to most – as long as you have a sense of humor and don’t mind people discussing sex and the naked body. I was really impressed by how much Iranian culture, history, and humour could be infused into what amounted to be a simple, every-day gathering of Iranian woman having tea and a “gap-shap” gossip … The women talk about first loves, sex, arranged marriages, forced marriages and husbands in general.

Embroideries is a humorous embroiceries enlightening look at the sex lives of Embroidrries women. The stories are nicely related: