Danny P. Jackson

Danny P. Jackson Danny P. Jackson is a teacher of Greek and Latin with degrees in comparative literature and classical languages. Formerly a project editor for Prentice Hall, a freelance journalist, and a teacher of English and religion, he has done preliminary work on a poetic rendition of Enuma Elish, the world's first recorded creation story, also from the ancient Near Eastern milieu. Jackson's work has appeared in The New York Times, National Catholic Reporter, English Journal, Phi Delta Kappan, Commonwealth, New Jersey Educational Review, Media & Methods, and Ocean County Times Observer. Jackson is the author of The Epic of Gilgamesh, Second Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1997), Gilgamis Destani (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005), and Gilgamesh: A Myth Revisited (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001).

Danny P. Jackson's Books

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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh: Second Edition

    Author: Danny P. Jackson   Introduction: Robert D. Biggs   Appreciation: James G. Keenan
    Product Code: 3529
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-352-2

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    The longing stretch toward the infinite . . . the reluctant embrace of the temporal. This is the eternal lot of mankind. This is The Epic of Gilgamesh. Our revised 2nd edition of mankind's first epic features a lucid historical and cultural introduction by Dr. Robert D. Biggs, a new interpretive essay on the themes of Gilgamesh by Dr. James G. Keenan and their echoes in other literature, and the ancient world as well as original illustrations.