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Uniform Title Gilgamesh. English.
Title The epic of Gilgamesh : a new translation, analogues, criticism / translated and edited by Benjamin R. Foster. The Sumerian Gilgamesh poems / translated by Douglas Frayne. The Hittite Gilgamesh / translated by Gary Beckman
Edition First edition
Published New York : Norton, [2001]


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Description xxiii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Norton critical edition
Norton critical edition.
Contents The text of the Epic of Gilgamesh -- The Sumerian Gilgamesh poems -- The Hittite Gilgamesh -- The Gilgamesh letter -- The Gilgamesh epic: a masterpiece from Ancient Mesopotamia / William Moran -- "And death the journey's end": the Gilgamesh epic / Thorkild Jacobsen -- Images of women in the Gilgamesh epic / Rivkah Harris -- Gilgamesh remembers a dream / Hillary Major
Summary An English-language rendering of the world's oldest epic follows the journey of conquest and self-discovery by the king of Uruk, in an edition that includes an introduction that places the story in its historical and cultural context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 229)
Subject Epic poetry, Assyro-Babylonian -- Translations into English.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction.
Giants -- Fiction.
Fellowship -- Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.
Fear of death -- Fiction.
Grief in men -- Fiction.
Immortality -- Fiction.
Mesopotamia -- History -- To 330 B.C -- Fiction
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Foster, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Read)
Frayne, Douglas.
Beckman, Gary M.
LC no. 00038035
ISBN 0393975169 (paperback)
9780393975161 (paperback)
Other Titles Sumerian Gilgamesh poems
Hittite Gilgamesh