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By Piotr Michalowski, Niek Veldhuis

This quantity, devoted to H.L.J. Vanstiphout on the party of his retirement from the college of Groningen, July 14th 2006, demonstrates the huge number of scholarly methods to the learn of historical Sumerian literature. It includes contributions through Bendt Alster ("Ninurta and the Turtle"), Nicole Brisch ("In compliment of the Kings of Larsa"), A.J. Ferrara ("A Hodgepodge of Snippets"), Alhena Gadotti ("Gilgames, Gudam and the Singer"), W.W. Hallo ("A Sumerian Apocryphon?"), Dina Katz ("Appeals to Utu"), Jacob Klein ("Man and His God"), Piotr Michalowski ("The unusual background of Tumal"), Gonzalo Rubio ("Sulgi and the dying of Sumerian"), Niek Veldhuis ("How Did They study Cuneiform?"), and Claus Wilcke ("Die Hymne auf das Heiligtum Kes").

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The scribes achieved this by retaining some of the traditional motifs and discontinuing others. Writers never compose works of literature in a historical vacuum, but are as much part of their literary history as they are free to choose between different “modes” of writing (Barthes 1967 44 nicole brisch [1953]:16). The gradual transformation of the genre of Sumerian royal praise poetry during the Larsa dynasty illustrates this point well by showing the changes due to innovation while at the same time being confined by tradition.

Pp. 95–114 in L’autre, l’étranger; Sports et loisirs: Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin in honorem, ed. Christian Cannuyer. Acta Orientalia Belgica 16. Reisman, Daniel 1971 Ninurta’s Journey to Eridu. JCS 24:3–10. Ph. ) Prayers for King Lipte“tar of Isin. Pp. ” Ancient Near Eastern Studies in honor of Jacob Klein, eds. Sefati, Yitschak et al. Bethesda: CDL. Sauren, Herbert 1988 Dieu rit. Pp. 15–30 in Humour, travail et science en Orient, eds. Théodoridès, A. , Édition Peeters, Leuven. Sefati, Yitschak 1998 Love Songs in Sumerian Literature.

Pp. 79–99 in Aspects of Genre and Type in Pre-Modern Literary Cultures, eds. B. Roest and H. Vanstiphout. COMERS Communications, I. Groningen: Styx Publications. Wilcke, C. 1992 Sumerische Königshymnen. Pp. 584–87 in Kindlers Neues Literaturelexikon Bd. 19, Anonyma, Kollektivwerke, Stoffe La-Zz. Essays. München: Kindler Verlag. A HODGEPODGE OF SNIPPETS: SOME THOUGHTS ON NARRATIVE NOW AND THEN A. J. Ferrara The Time is out of joint. O cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right. Hamlet In the knave’s trial over which the King and Queen of Hearts presided, we are told that the king directed the White Rabbit to read a set of verses that had been discovered in court and would be considered as evidence (Carroll 1992:182).

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