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The teenage Tarzan : a literary analysis of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Jungle tales of Tarzan

Author: Stan Galloway
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The adolescent phase of Tarzan is the primary focus of this detailed analysis. The context, themes, motifs, and stylistic techniques of Jungle Tales of Tarzan are all fully explored, as well as the property's literary antecedents and its links to the various comic book and film adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs' most celebrated and enduring creation"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Edgar Rice Burroughs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Galloway
ISBN: 9780786438532 0786438533
OCLC Number: 432995236
Description: ix, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: It all begins again: "Tarzan's first love" --
Running in circles: cycles and technique in "The capture of Tarzan" --
All for one: "The fight for the Balu" --
(Un)natural theology: "the god of Tarzan" --
Black and white and in between: the perception of racism in "Tarzan and the black boy" --
The problem of good and evil in "The witch-doctor seeks vengeance" and "The end of Bukawai" --
Painful laughter in "The lion" and "A jungle joke" --
What you see: lessons in appearance and reality in "The nightmare" --
Allegiance and apathy: community in "The battle for Teeka" --
Shooting in the dark: the role of imagination in "Tarzan rescues the moon".
Responsibility: Stan Galloway ; foreword by James Gunn.

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