GILGAMESH THE ESCAPOLOGIST

With Prof. Michael Schmidt and Jenny Lewis, Poet

Is it the absence of a narrator providing a stable viewpoint that allows Gilgamesh to constantly escape us? Or is it that most translators seek to familiarise its ‘otherness’ when that could be key to the poem’s interpretation? Join the discussion to pin down the 5,000-year-old Sumerian god-king.

Free, no booking required. 

 

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