(E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator

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Gilgamesh: A New English Version Read & Download × 104 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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Gilgamesh: A New English Version Read & Download × 104 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. This version of the great Babylonian epic Gilgamesh is immensely readable and lively Mr Mitchell s version does not try to overawe the reader but strives to make the material approachable and at this he certainly succeeds My own regret is that the editortranslator Stephen Mitchell s introduction was so thorough and lengthy that it all but made the actual tale redundant While informative the introduction was too much of a blow by blow account to be labeled a proper introduction it was rather a synopsis en toto that s a term I just made up but I think you get the picture

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Gilgamesh: A New English Version Read & Download × 104 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


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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator Thank God for the translation and literary explanations Mitchell puts on this book.
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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator I just finished reading this version of Gilgamesh, and I'm still feeling the glow. I'm not new to Gilgamesh I had read several versions already, but I am new to Stephen Mitchell. This version is by far the best

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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator 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 un

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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator By Stephen Mitchell - translator â 4 Read & Download Read & Download ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â By Stephen Mitchell - translator I had not read the entire Gilgamesh story before, but I read some passages in high school English class. This is a great edition that ties together the fragments of the Gilgamesh story that have survived for thousands of years in a way that seems true to the way it was written in the original language and text. I enjoyed listening to the tales, and especially the commentary about the writing of this version and the research invol

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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator This Stephen Mitchell book is an excellent presentation of The Epic of Gilgamesh. The interpretation of the text makes the story much

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    By Stephen Mitchell - translator â 4 Read & Download Read & Download ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook â By Stephen Mitchell - translator (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator This version of the great Babylonian epic Gilgamesh is immensely readable and lively, Mr. Mitchell's version does not try to overawe the reader but strives to make the material approachable, and at this he certainly succeeds. My own regret is that the editor/translator Stephen Mitchell's introduction was so thorough and lengthy t

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    (E–pub New) [Gilgamesh: A New English Version] BY By Stephen Mitchell – translator This is really a great version of thus epic story. A perfect narration, and very pleading bonus material of Stephen taking listeners through the epic and making it even accessible and thoroughly enjoyable. I really recommend it to anyone who may have heard the name Gilgamesh or Uruk and wants to know. You will no

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