Discovering Gilgamesh

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    Discovering Gilgamesh

    Geology, Narrative and the Historical Sublime in Victorian Culture

    Vybarr Cregan-Reid

    Manchester University Press 2013

    Hardback 252pp Illustrated

    9780719090516   Product Code: 23150

    Including innovative readings of works by 19th-century historians, novelists and artists, this study describes the rediscovery of The Epic of Gilgamesh in 1872 and shows how it highlighted the tensions about history and time within Victorian culture.

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