[E–pub/E–book] Gilgamesh: A New English Version

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  • Gilgamesh: A New English Version
  • By Stephen Mitchell - translator
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  • 23 February 2020
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By Stephen Mitchell - translator ´ 1 SUMMARY

READ Gilgamesh: A New English Version By Stephen Mitchell - translator ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY æ Gilgamesh: A New English Version This brilliant new treatment of the oldest epic in the world is a literary event Esteemed translator and best selling author Stephen Mitchell breathes life into a 3700 year old classic deliveri. I got this accidentally My daughter needed an edition of Gilgamesh for school and I got this instead of the edition she needed I am SO glad I didI have been wanting to read Gilgamesh for years I got a copy in college I couldn t make it through I picked up another copy on some other occasion I couldn t make it through Barely got through the first few pagesTHIS one I love it Easy to read Easy to follow the story Plenty of notes in the back where he explains when and where and why he made the translation choices he did Simply fantasticCan t say enough good things about this edition Well worth reading It is actually a fun and exciting story once you get past all the scholarly stuff which is to be expected Gilgamesh wasn t written as literature it was an adventure story and Stephen Mitchell brings it back to it s very very very old roots

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READ Gilgamesh: A New English Version By Stephen Mitchell - translator ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY æ Gilgamesh: A New English Version Babylonia and his journey of self discovery Along the way Gilgamesh discovers that friendship can bring peace to a whole city and that wisdom can be found only when the uest for it is abandoned. Excellent

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READ Gilgamesh: A New English Version By Stephen Mitchell - translator ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY æ Gilgamesh: A New English Version Ng a lithe and muscular rendering that shows how startlingly alive Gilgamesh is how filled with intelligence and beauty It is the story of literature's first hero an historical king of Uruk in. I am a high school English teacher so I was intrigued by this new readable translation However I always check how the section with the prostitute which takes place early in the book is translated Mitchell s word choices were unnecessarily graphic Unfortunately although we all know the basic idea I cannot use this translation for my students because of Mitchell s choice of terminology It s very unfortunate that such decisions marred an otherwise well written text