Parody and Paradigm

The Implicit Poetics of Cuneiform Humor

Paper presented at the workshop “Intertextuality in Cuneiform Literature: Latest Research and the Issues of Methodology,” 68th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, 18 July 2023

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Picture: Fragment of a manuscript of Aluzinnu (CDLI no. P274931, edited by Benjamin Foster in JANES 6)