- Author : Danny P. Jackson
- Release Date : 27 October 1997
- Publisher : Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
- Genre : Poetry
- Pages : 100
- ISBN 13 : 0865163529
Download or read book entitled The Epic of Gilgamesh written by Danny P. Jackson and published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers online. This book was released on 27 October 1997 with total pages 100. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: -- 15 original woodcut illustrations -- 18 photographs of ancient artifacts This edition aims to reanimate the story of Gilgamesh and Enkidu for modern readers. The poetic rendition brings words to life through indelible images. A learned and lucid historical and cultural introduction fills in background for the narrative. An interpretative essay reviews the themes of Gilgamesh and their echoes in other literature. The total is a new edition that delights, informs, and stimulates readers to a new appreciation of this age-old tale.