Gilgamesh: A Verse Play / Edition 1

Gilgamesh: A Verse Play / Edition 1

by Yusef Komunyakaa, Chad Gracia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819568244

ISBN-13: 9780819568243

Pub. Date: 10/16/2006

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Bringing new life to the world's oldest story, Yusef Komunyakaa and Chad Gracia have refashioned a classic Sumerian legend into a compelling verse play. In this ageless saga, Gilgamesh of Uruk, part god and part man, embarks on an other-worldly quest in search of immortality. This new version elaborates on the key themes of the story and weaves them into a vibrant

Overview

Bringing new life to the world's oldest story, Yusef Komunyakaa and Chad Gracia have refashioned a classic Sumerian legend into a compelling verse play. In this ageless saga, Gilgamesh of Uruk, part god and part man, embarks on an other-worldly quest in search of immortality. This new version elaborates on the key themes of the story and weaves them into a vibrant and emotional new form. Wesleyan's edition of Gilgamesh is like no other and will take its place among the most powerful and engaging interpretations of this timeless tale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819568243
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
10/16/2006
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

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Table of Contents

Collaborating with Komunyakaa: The Creation of Gilgamesh – Chad Gracia
Acknowledgments
GILGAMESH
Prelude
Act I
Act II

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