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Gilgamesh : the life of a poem

Author: Michael Schmidt
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed literary historian Schmidt provides a unique meditation on the rediscovery of Gilgamesh and its profound influence on poets today. He describes how the poem is a work in progress even now,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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SCHMIDT, MICHAEL.
GILGAMESH.
[Place of publication not identified] : PRINCETON UNIV PRESS, 2019
(OCoLC)1089480647
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schmidt
ISBN: 9780691196992 0691196990
OCLC Number: 1110108911
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Riddles; Two Roads Diverge; Tablet 1; Tablet 2; Tablet 3; Tablet 4; Tablet 5; Tablet 6; Tablet 7; Tablet 8; Tablet 9; Tablet 10; Tablet 11; Tablet 12; Imagining Gilgamesh; Getting a Grip; What Sort of Poem? (1); What Sort of Poem? (2); Gilgamesh Reads Us; How You Tell It; Postface; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Michael Schmidt.

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"For anyone interested in language, history, or the power of a great story, this biography of a poem assures endless discoveries."---Jeva Lange, The Week "[I]f all literary studies were written so Read more...

 
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