On Gilgamesh.

Author:Burlingame, Robert
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Letters - Letter to the editor

 
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I appreciated Sudip Bose's review of David Damrosch's new translation of the epic Gilgamesh. I once taught that old story in my comparative literature course at the University of Texas (El Paso).

Babylon, Uruk, Kish, Ur, and Susa: those ancient cities or places are once again somewhat familiar to us. I have a son now in Iraq. It's strange to imagine him in his armored Humvee journeying through the same sands...

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