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Gilgamesh free pdf 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.

About Yusef Komunyakaa

YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA is a professor in the creative writing department at New York University. He has won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. CHAD GRACIA is a theater producer, dramaturge, and consultant specializing in the geopolitics of the Middle East. He has edited six verse plays and writes extensively on theater.

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Author : Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
Data Published : 01 October 2006
ISBN : 0819568244
EAN : 9780819568243
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 94 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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