Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Apr 1, 1972 - Epic poetry, American - 126 pages
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User Review  - J. Alfred - Goodreads

Mason, in his introduction and notes, makes some heavy weather over how important this poem is in the human experience and whatnot. Meh! His translation changes just about everything I remember about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dane Myers - Goodreads

I'm not generally a fan of Ancient literature, so I went into this expecting fairly stilted, melodramatic language and themes. But this story is more contemporary, more real than the stories of the ... Read full review

About the author (1972)

Herbert Mason is William Goodwin Aurelio professor of history and religious thought at Boston University. He lives in Phillipston, Massachusetts.

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