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Tarzan and tradition : classical myth in popular literature

Author: Erling B Holtsmark
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1981.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a study of Burrough's first six Tarzan books, revealing intriguing parallels between Tarzan's story and the sagas of the heroes of ancient Greece and Rome.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holtsmark, Erling B., 1936-
Tarzan and tradition.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1981
(OCoLC)557635753
Named Person: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Tarzan.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erling B Holtsmark
ISBN: 0313225303 9780313225307
OCLC Number: 6330611
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xv, 196 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 1.
Responsibility: Erling B. Holtsmark.

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?Holtsmark avoids speaking in generalities; instead he turns to the text and methodically examines language, technique, the treatment of animals and of the hero, and recurring themes.. ..Succeeds at Read more...

 
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