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The Tarzan novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs : an illustrated reader's guide

Author: David A Ullery
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The original Tarzan of Edgar Rice Burroughs is best experienced as a literary creation, a magical journey that lasts through 24 books and wanders not only into the jungle depths but down to through the Earth's crust into the savage prehistoric land of Pellucidar. Section One provides an overview of Tarzan the character; SectionTwo covers the mythical language used in the novels; Section Three enumerates the lost  Read more...
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Ullery, David A., 1964-
Tarzan novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2001
(OCoLC)606500686
Online version:
Ullery, David A., 1964-
Tarzan novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2001
(OCoLC)608129025
Named Person: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Tarzan.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Ullery
ISBN: 0786408251 9780786408252
OCLC Number: 45207796
Notes: Includes index.
Description: v, 298 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A Brief Biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs --
Portrait of Tarzan --
Tarzan: The Man, the Myth, the Legend --
Tarzan by Any Other Name --
Tarzan's Many Lovers --
The Languages of Tarzan --
The Ape Language --
The Language of Pal-ul-don --
The Language of the Ant Men --
Lost Cities, Civilizations, Tribes, Peoples, and Religions --
Cast of Characters --
Book Summaries.
Responsibility: by David A. Ullery.

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The original Tarzan of Edgar Rice Burroughs is best experienced as a literary creation, a magical journey that lasts through 24 books and wanders not only into the jungle depths but down to through the Earth's crust into the savage prehistoric land of Pellucidar. Section One provides an overview of Tarzan the character; SectionTwo covers the mythical language used in the novels; Section Three enumerates the lost cities, civilizations, tribes, peoples and religions discovered by Tarzan; Section Four describes all the characters; and Section Five gives summaries of all 24 books that comprise the Burroughs canon with over thirty illustrations from various printings.

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"contains everything that I wanted to know about Tarzan -delightful -one of the most useful books on Tarzan to come along in some time -fun -p

 
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