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ERIC Number: EJ669402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-0084
Approaching "Gilgamesh": King-Boasts and Hero-Talk.
Ferry, David
Teachers & Writers, v34 n4 p19-24 Mar-Apr 2003
Contends that the ancient Babylonian epic poem "Gilgamesh" makes room for elements that call into question the very nature of heroic. Notes that the opening passage of the poem informs readers that it is going to foster elements contrary to expectations. Provides examples of such surprises. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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