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[EPUB] ✸ Gilgamesh Author Join or create book clubs – Sov-skaars.co A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia one of the oldest works in Western Literature Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robe[EPUB] ✸ Gilgamesh Author Join or create book clubs – Sov-skaars.co A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia one of the oldest works in Western.

Literature Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robe A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia one of th.

9 thoughts on “Gilgamesh

  1. THe Neuro THe Neuro says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFThis English verse translation of Gilgamesh by David Ferry is not taken literally but is translated so a to make sense to English readers Hence it is easy to read for any good readers The book tells the story of Gilgamesh the stormy hearted ruler of the city state of Uruk At the reuest of the people oppresed by him Gilagemesh is given a companion Enkidu The two become inseparable and have many adventures together First they slay the Dragon Huwawa of the Cedar Forest and make a great gate for their city Then they kill the Bull of Heaven This angers a Goddess Isthar who convinces the Gods that Enkidu must die After Enkidu's death Gilagamesh becomes distraught and dreads the fact that one day he too will have to fact the same end that Enkidu did


  2. Joey Joey says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFI've read two translations of Gilgamesh over the years Dalley's in Myths from Mesopotamia and the prose version published by Penguin classics I enjoyed them but Ferry has given us a beautiful poetic version that although faithful to the translations is liberated enough from them for the artistic spirit to soar thus giving us the heart and beauty of this timeless story


  3. Geoff Puterbaugh Geoff Puterbaugh says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFTranslating poetry is a tricky thing Some people maintain that it can't be done I would say that the translator can set himself three possible goals First he can try to create a trot a plain literal translation where every word of the original is explained See Nabokov's Eugene Onegin for an example of this Second he can try simply


  4. Diana Burgin Diana Burgin says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFGilgamesh is one of the best works in world literature I have read all the translations into English and I find David Ferry's rendering as he calls it the best It is readable poetic and conveys what may come close to the aura and tone of an ancient work of literary art Literal translations of what exists of the original poem about 60 % of the cuneiform text are very hard to appreciate artistically Ferry manages to convey the sense of the original leaving nothing out and not adding anything too imaginary and at the same time creates a work of art out of fragments that comes across as an integral whole I teach David Ferry's Gilgamesh every year in my Great Books course


  5. Dan Dan says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFDo not buy this It is not a translation of the ancient epic but a modern retelling of it that deviates freely from the original I was very disapointed and feel misled


  6. Jennifer A Okimoto Jennifer A Okimoto says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFI cannot compare David Ferry's translation to any other However I thoroughly enjoyed reading his version It was lyrical and compelling It was also nice to read this from my Kindle app so I could easily look up all the ancient locations and names of historical characters and gods


  7. jacob joyce jacob joyce says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFThis is one of the best stories I have ever read If you want a complete Gilgamesh this is a good translation he did not actually translate it however if you want a scholarly edition don't bother with this This is a grand story of friendship and mortality Gilgamesh is a sort of ant hero who is described as great and terrible in the same sentence For being 5 thousand years old there is a surprising amount of color and emotion


  8. Manny07 Manny07 says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFI had to read the original Epic of Gilgamesh in First year English at University I only recall trying to stay awake while reading for a content test the next dayThis writing puts the ancients scripts within the grasp of the ordinary reader who likes to divert from the usual literary trailI found the characters of Enkidou and Gilgamesh enchanting There is great social substance in this storyFor the port house library discussion types


  9. iluvdanny83 iluvdanny83 says:

    PDF/EPUB Gilgamesh PDF/EPUB ✓ Ñ sov skaars.co gilgamesh epub, Gilgamesh PDFgreat read


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