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The Tarzan Novels Of Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author : David A. Ullery
ISBN : 9780786450954
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Those who recognize that the original Tarzan is a literary creation of Edgar Rice Burroughs understand that the exploits of Tarzan are best explored through the magical medium of the printed word. Readers can experience a journey that lasts through 24 books and wanders not only into the jungle depths but farther down through the Earth’s crust into the savage prehistoric land of Pellucidar. Also covered is the long out of print The Tarzan Twins as well as the recent Tarzan, the Lost Adventure and The Eternal Savage. This book serves as a literary guide to all the Tarzan novels. Section One provides an overview of Tarzan the character, including a list of the many names and titles used by and given to Tarzan; Section Two covers the mythical language used in the novels, including a dictionary of the ape language; Section Three enumerates the lost cities, civilizations, tribes, peoples and religions discovered by Tarzan, detailing their religious rites and locations; Section Four describes the characters (human and otherwise) found in the novels; and Section Five gives summaries of all 24 books that comprise the Burroughs canon. The book also includes over thirty illustrations from the series' various printings.
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The Tarzan Collection 2 4 Novels By Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan And The Jewels Of Opar Jungle Tales Of Tarzan Tarzan The Untamed Tarzan The Terrible

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Tarzan Collection 2: 4 Novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs:Tarzan And The Jewels Of Opar,Jungle Tales Of Tarzan,Tarzan The Untamed,Tarzan The Terrible.Tarzan and the Jewels of OparTarzan returns to Opar, the source of the gold where a lost colony of fabled Atlantis is located, in order to make good on some financial reverses he has recently suffered. While Atlantis itself sank beneath the waves thousands of years ago, the workers of Opar continued to mine all of the gold, which means there is a rather huge stockpile but which is now lost to the memory of the Oparians and only Tarzan knows its secret locatioJungle Tales Of Tarzan,"Tarzan's First Love". Tarzan's courtship of the female ape Teeka ends in failure when her preference turns to their mutual friend, the male ape Taug. Tarzan wrestles with his humanness versus his ape-ness. The allusion to Helen of Troy enriches the story, making Tarzan and Taug's fight over Teeka take on symbolic proportions. Stan Galloway writes: "when Burroughs chooses to name Helen as an objective correlative for Teeka, he expects both literal and emotional connections to occur."Tarzan The Untamed,The action is set during World War I. While John Clayton, Lord Greystoke (Tarzan) is away from his plantation home in British East Africa, it is destroyed by invading German troops from Tanganyika. On his return he discovers among many burned bodies one that appears to be the corpse of his wife, Jane Porter Clayton. Another fatality is the Waziri warrior Wasimbu, left crucified by the Germans. (Wasimbu's father Muviro, first mentioned in this story, goes on to play a prominent role in later Tarzan novels.)Tarzan The Terrible.Two months have passed since the conclusion of the previous novel, Tarzan the Untamed, in which Tarzan spent many months wandering about Africa wreaking vengeance upon those who he believed brutally murdered Jane. At the end of that novel Tarzan learns that her death was a ruse, that she had not been killed at all.

Tarzan Of The Apes

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9780307431905
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When Tarzan is orphaned as a baby deep in the African jungle, the apes adopt him and raise him as their own. By the time the boy is ten, he can swing through the trees and talk to the animals. By the time he is eighteen, he has the strength of a lion and rules the apes as their king. But Tarzan knows he's different. Will he ever discover his true identity?
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Eight Tarzan Novels

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9781455391974
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This book-collection file includes: Tarzan of the Apes, 1912; Return of Tarzan, 1913; Beasts of Tarzan, 1914; Son of Tarzan, 1914, Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, 1916; Jungle Tales of Tarzan, 1916; Tarzan the Untamed, 1919; and Tarzan the Terrible, 1921. With the active (hyperlinked) table of contents, click on a book title to go there; and use the Back button to return to the table of contents. According to Wikipedia: "Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres." Also according to Wikipedia: "Tarzan is a fictional character, an archetypal feral child raised in the African jungle by apes, who later returns to civilization only to largely reject it and return to the wild as a heroic adventurer. Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan first appeared in the novel Tarzan of the Apes (magazine publication 1912, book publication 1914)..."
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Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan

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After his inspirational run drawing the Tarzan Sunday newspaper strips, and before his landmark instructional books changed the industry forever, Burne Hogarth dazzled the world with these remarkably lively, complex and faithful adaptations of Burroughs' legendary lord of the jungle! This deluxe hardcover edition collects these hard-to-find editions for the first time, and represents a major reissue in the classic comic world.
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The Return Of Tarzan

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9781605202938
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As Tarzan walked down the wild canon beneath the brilliant African moon the call of the jungle was strong upon him. The solitude and the savage freedom filled his heart with life and buoyancy. Again he was Tarzan of the Apesevery sense alert against the chance of surprise by some jungle enemyyet treading lightly and with head erect, in proud consciousness of his might. The nocturnal sounds of the mountains were new to him, yet they fell upon his ears like the soft voice of a half-forgotten love. Many he intuitively sensedah, there was one that was familiar indeed; the distant coughing of Sheeta, the leopard; but there was a strange note in the final wail which made him doubt. It was a panther he heard.... He was being stalked. from Chapter 10: Through the Valley of the Shadow Edgar Rice Burroughs created one of the most iconic figures in American pop culture, Tarzan of the Apes, and it is impossible to overstate his influence on entire genres of popular literature in the decades after his enormously winning pulp novels stormed the publics imagination. The Return of Tarzan, first published in 1913, is the second installment of Burroughs tales of the ape-man, which would expand to encompass more than two-dozen books. Here, Tarzan, having sacrificed his love for Jane Porter for the sake of her happiness, becomes embroiled in defending a French count and countess from villainous schemes, works as an agent for the French ministry of war, and returns to Africa to become chief of the Waziri tribe, among other grand adventures. American novelist EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS (18751950) wrote dozens of adventure, crime, and science-fiction novels that are still beloved today, including At the Earths Core(1914), The Beasts of Tarzan (1916), A Princess of Mars (1917), The Land That Time Forgot (1924), and Pirates of Venus (1934). He is reputed to have been reading a comic book when he died.
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The Great Book Of Tarzan

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9781627931915
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Collected her in this mammoth oversized book are eight complete Tarzan novels by the master of pulp fiction Edgar Rice Burroughs. Include are Tarzan of the Apes, The Return of Tarzan, The Beasts of Tarzan, The Son of Tarzan, Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, Jungle Tales of Tarzan, Tarzan the Untamed, and Tarzan The Terrible. Journey to an Africa that never was and join Tarzan in his many adventures in the deepest, darkest jungle.
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Tarzan The Untamed

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9781612106175
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Tarzan returns to his African estate and finds carnage and disaster. His home is burned, his farm in shambles, and his beloved wife is a charred corpse. Swearing a terrible vengeance, he sets out to track the marauders who perpetrated this crime. He tracks them through warring armies - across a vast desert that no man has ever crossed - finally into a strange valley where only madmen live
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The Beasts Of Tarzan

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan - as Lord Greystoke - is settled in civilized London. But two of his enemies, Nikolas Rokoff and henchman Alexis Paulvitch, are on his trail. The pair abducts Jane -- and Tarzan's son, Jack. Tarzan himself is stranded on a desert island, but with the help of Sheeta the panther and Akut the great ape he makes it back to the mainland. There he meets Mugambi, the giant chief of the Wagambi tribe, who becomes Tarzan's lifelong friend and ally. The group heads into the deep jungle after the kidnappers -- and when Tarzan finds them he lets the beast inside him wreck his vengeance. Quotes from the book: “We are, all of us, creatures of habit, and when the seeeming necessity for schooling ourselves in new ways ceases to exist, we fall naturally and easily into the manner and customs which long usage has implanted ineradicably within us.” “The entire affair is shrouded in mystery,” said D'Arnot. “I have it on the best of authority that neither the police nor the special agents of the general staff have the faintest conception of how it was accomplished. All they know, all that anyone knows, is that Nikolas Rokoff has escaped.” “The ape-man swung himself lightly to the deck. About him, but at a respectful distance, stood a half-dozen sailors armed with rifles and revolvers. Facing him was Paulvitch.” Readers' reviews: “If you want to know what great pulp fiction is like, read Edgar Rice Burroughs.” (Scott Rachul, “Any fans of the Tarzan books will like this book as much if not more than the first two.” (Justin Anthony, “This is probably my favorite Tarzan book so far. Lots of diversity and action.” (Isaac,
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The Son Of Tarzan

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9781877527593
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The Son of Tarzan is Edgar Rice Burroughs' fourth novel in the Tarzan series. First serialized between 1915 and 1916 in All-Story Weekly, it was published as a novel in 1917. Narrowly surviving his encounter with his enemy Tarzan in The Beasts of Tarzan, Alexis Paulvitch has a score to settle. He lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape into the jungle that Tarzan once called home. With the help of an ape named Akut, Jack soon finds his place among the great apes, as his father did before him. But after rescuing the beautiful young woman named Meriem, the disaffected young man and the mistreated young woman must learn to live and love together in the dangerous jungle.
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