A New English Version

By Stephen Mitchell
(Free Press, Hardcover, 9780743261647, 304pp.)

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

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In the tradition of Seamus Heaney's bestselling translation of "Beowulf" comes a brilliant new rendering of the oldest epic in the world by esteemed translator and bestselling author Stephen Mitchell. Line art throughout.

About the Author

Stephen Mitchell is widely known for his ability to make ancient masterpieces thrillingly new, to step in where many have tried before and to create versions that are definitive for our time. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, The Book of Job, Bhagavad Gita, and The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. His web site is

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