The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

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-- 15 original woodcut illustrations -- 18 photographs of ancient artifacts This edition aims to reanimate the story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu for modern readers. The poetic rendition brings words to life through indelible images. A learned and lucid historical and cultural introduction fills in background for the narrative. An interpretative essay reviews the themes of Gilgamesh and their echoes in other literature. The total is a new edition that delights, informs, and stimulates readers to a new appreciation of this age-old tale.Danny P. Jacksona#39;s rendition of the epic of Gilgamesh, first published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers in 1992, has gained ... The second edition features * Expanded Introduction by Robert D. Biggs * Essay: aquot;Gilgamesh: An Appreciationaquot; byanbsp;...

Title:The Epic of Gilgamesh
Author: Danny P. Jackson
Publisher:Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers - 1997-01-01

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