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    Description"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 right. Acclaimed 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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    Title
    Gilgamesh
    Subtitle
    A New English Version
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Reader in Classics Stephen Mitchell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 290
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743261692
    ISBN 10: 0743261690
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1H
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Approval Code: A23303000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A24200000
    BISAC V2.8: POE008000
    DC22: 892/.1
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004010
    DC22: 892.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 892.1
    LC classification: PJ3771.G5 E5 2006
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Publication date
    24 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "The mysterious, sinewy surge of his verse [is] thoroughly modern, yet an uncanny evocation of the primeval." -- "The Boston Globe"