How to read … graphic novels: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi – Dr Harriet Earle

Artwork Slide

Tue, 27 October 5:00pm

Comics scholar Dr Harriet Earle takes us through a close reading of critically acclaimed Persepolis.  This graphic novel traces the author’s history as a young girl in 1980s Iran, following the Iranian Revolution.  Here, Dr Earle introduces the world of comics, demonstrates how to read a comic book and discusses the importance of Persepolis for the development of this bold, exciting narrative form. 

Dr Harriet Earle is Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University.

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s with free postage.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

All books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

photo credit miika-laaksonen unsplash

Organised by Sheffield Hallam University

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