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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I’ll still read her other book about Iran, “Chicken with Plums” and hope that she’s returned to her evocative story-telling. Description From the bestselling author of Persepolis comes this humorous and enlightening look at the sex lives of Iranian women.
Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” – Words Without Borders
Are the anecdotes authentic and representative of most women’s views? Marji’s grandmother tells the story of Nahid, an old friend who lost her virginity to her lover shortly before entering into an arranged marriage with a stranger.
View all 22 comments. There, her mother, aunt and their group of friends tell stories about their lives as women, and, more specifically, the men they’ve lived with and through.
Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
Prior to reading this book the first time, I was unaware of satrxpi independent-thinking Iranian women are. Read reviews that mention marjane satrapi iranian women graphic novel graphic novels plastic surgery lives of iranian sex lives highly recommend black and white comic book love and sex good read really enjoyed stories is told friends and relatives quick read short and sweet women have limited rights recommend this book women in iran.
So I was disappointed by this comparatively shallow book.
My favourite part was where one of the women is telling the others about a friend who tried to fake her virginity but instead somehow managed to accidently cut her husband’s testicle with a razor blade.
It was quite easy to relate to these women and their way of talking – gossip, after all, is the same all embroideroes the world.
The complete review ‘s Review:. Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some ejbroideries women, whose life stories and lovers will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere—and to teach us all a thing or two.
I decided to read Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi as it sounded really appealing to me as a graphic novel. There’s nothing extremely special about that.
Embroideries and the Layering of Women’s Relationships Through Comics
Thanks for telling us about the problem. In “Embroideries”, the setting is an after-dinner tea party between several women of different ages telling their stories abut love and sex.
Open Preview See a Problem? To put it plainly, Embroideries was all I could have wanted from Marjane Satrapi and yet Book ratings by Goodreads. The book is very relatable. Preview — Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.
But embdoideries is at embroideriee same time a daring and brilliantly calculated illumination of a secret space. A formal luncheon party is just coming to an end.
Jika dalam Dongeng seorang anak, cerita-cerita yang disajikan cukup “kelam”, bagaimana Marji kecil menghadapi revolusi Iran, dalam Embroideries diterjemahkan menjadi Bordir dibahas kisah lucu sekaligus getir yang terjadi di antara para wanita Iran tersebut.
When a married man comes to his mistress The Sisters Are Alright: I was pleasantly surprised by how sex positive the comic was. There’s no attempt whatsoever to question or challenge or embrace this opinion; the reactions are the claim that in the West aristocrats also value virginity highly another dubious assertion that goes unchallenged and then it’s on with the next anecdote.
So I wanted to read another one of her books. I have actually not ready her other work that is so popular but plan to after having read this fantastic book on women in Iran.
The main topic of conversation is sex, and in experiences they’ve had or heard about the women present a picture of sex in contemporary Iran. Why don’t we behave as Westerners do!?
Satrapi makes her points, but there’s little beyond that — and certainly no discussion of the issues involved. In Persepolis we see a culture where women were treated in a vastly different manner than men. Full of surprises, this introduction to the private lives of some fascinating women, whose life stories and lovers will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own, is sure to bring smiles of recognition to the faces of women everywhere—and to teach us all a thing or two.
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