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6 edition of From the poetry of Sumer found in the catalog.

From the poetry of Sumer

creation, glorification, adoration

by Samuel Noah Kramer

  • 203 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sumerian poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Sumerians -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSamuel Noah Kramer.
    SeriesUna"s lectures ;, 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ4045 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4743562M
    ISBN 100520037030
    LC Control Number78057312

      This anthology of Sumerian literature constitutes the most comprehensive collection ever published, and includes examples of most of the different types of composition written in the language, from narrative myths and lyrical hymns to proverbs and love poetry. The translations have benefited both from the work of many scholars and from our ever-increasing understanding of Sumerian.   This delightful book of poetic description fills my imagination with thoughts of summer sensations. I can almost smell the ocean breeze and feel the strength of the towering palms. Her creative use of language is thoughtful and inspiring. One could take a little summer vacation anytime and anywhere with this sweet s: 2.

    William Stanley (W.S.) Merwin was born in New York City in and raised in New Jersey and Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of a Presbyterian minister. His numerous collections of poetry, his translations, and his books of prose have won praise over seven decades. Though his early poetry received great attention and admiration, Merwin would continue to alter and innovate his craft with .   Funny Books: NPR's Reader Pick The Best We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few.

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