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Gilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature but until now there has not been a version that is a superlative literary text in its own rightAcclaimed by critics and scholars Stephen Mitchell's version allows us to enter an ancient masterpiece as if for the first time to see how startlingly beautiful intelligent and alive it is.

gilgamesh: epub english epub version book Gilgamesh: A pdf New English mobile A New English pdf Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleGilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature but until now there has not been a version that is a superlative literary text in its own rightAcclaimed by critics and scholars Stephen Mitchell's version allows us to enter an ancient masterpiece as if for the first time to see how startlingly beautiful intelligent and alive it is.

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  1. jwal jwal says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleThank God for the translation and literary explanations Mitchell puts on this bookThe first half of the book is Mitchell's take on the book where he surmises what is going on and then expounds on the depths of the meaning behind it It's an easy and straight forward explanation that took me maybe half of a solid day of readingThen there's the second half which is the actual 'Epic of Gilgamesh' as it was translated Also very straight forward but without Mitchell's 'behind the scenes' explanation it just reads like a on


  2. brendan f kelly brendan f kelly says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleI 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


  3. Teri-Sue Thompson Teri-Sue Thompson says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleI 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 I have read Beginning with a 65 page introduction which I found delightful to read Do yourself a favor and don't skip it It too is interesting and lively and you'll enjoy the author's insights Michell's adept writing brought life and a sense of personal connection to this work that I had missed in past readings Mitchell's words flowed with rhythm and feeling throughout this great literature made great


  4. sandy10m sandy10m says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleI 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 involved in piecing together the fragments Enjoyable especially for a long road trip


  5. Peter B. Mason Peter B. Mason says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleThis version of the great Babylonian epic Gilgamesh is immensely readable and lively Mr Mitchell's version does not try to overawe the reader but striv


  6. John M Yoakum John M Yoakum says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleThis Stephen Mitchell book is an excellent presentation of The Epic of Gilgamesh The interpretation of the text makes the story much understandable The broad underpinnings of the myth story the great flood the mourning of the loss of a loved one the search for eternal life are made understandable This is highly readable and enjoyable presentation of a classic myth


  7. Dan Clanton Dan Clanton says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleThis is a review of the Kindle version of Mitchell's version of Gilgamesh not the version itself I use the term version because as Mitchel


  8. stuart mackintosh stuart mackintosh says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleThis 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


  9. Alison Alison says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleExcellent


  10. P. J. Thrussell P. J. Thrussell says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleAll great thanks Packed suitably and received uickly


  11. Spinningmoon Spinningmoon says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleWow gripping and a brilliant way of accessing this epic tale highly recommend it


  12. Harry Parks Harry Parks says:

    MOBI Join or create book clubs à Gilgamesh: A New English Version Kindle ✓ New à gilgamesh: epub, english epub, version book, Gilgamesh: A pdf, New English mobile, A New English pdf, Gilgamesh: A New English Version KindleExcellent


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