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Tarzan (Fictitious character)

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Works: 901 works in 2,693 publications in 29 languages and 71,725 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Film adaptations  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Adventure stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American 
Classifications: PS3503.U687, 813
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Most widely held works about Tarzan (Fictitious character)
    Tarzan of the apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
    227 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 7,988 libraries worldwide
    Abandoned to his fate when his English parents die in the African jungle, a baby boy is rescued and reared by a loving ape foster mother. Conquering the savage laws of the wilderness, Tarzan grows into a mighty warrior and becomes leader of his tribe of apes until he encounters, for the first time, his own kind - humans. An expedition of white treasure hunters has entered his jungle kingdom, accompanied by the beautiful Jane Porter. Tarzan's primitive heart is struck and he determines to become
    The return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    136 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in 22 languages and held by 4,453 libraries worldwide
    After being thrown off a ship by enemies, Tarzan goes back to the jungle where he was raised
    The beasts of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    103 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,910 libraries worldwide
    The Beasts of Tarzan is the third pulp fiction novel about the Lord of the Jungle by Edgar Rice Burroughs. This book finds the ape lord settled in civilized London as John Clayton, Lord Greystoke. But he becomes the target of his enemy, Nikolas Rokoff and his henchman Alexis Paulvitch. The pair abduct Tarzan's Jane and their infant son Jack. Tarzan ends up 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
    The son of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    104 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 18 languages and held by 3,661 libraries worldwide
    In this sequel to The Beasts of Tarzan, the Lord of the Apes' old nemesis (Alexis Paulvitch) lures Tarzan's son, Jack, to Africa, where he plans to kill him. His plan is foiled when Jack escapes with the help of Akut, the great ape. The pair flee to the jungle where Tarzan was raised a generation earlier, and Jack establishes his own reputation among the apes as Korak the Killer. He also rescues Meriem, a beautiful young woman, from a band of Arab raiders. She turns out to be the daughter of Ar
    Tarzan by Chris Buck( visu )
    34 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,071 libraries worldwide
    Raised by gorillas, Tarzan has made the jungle his home and the animals his friends. But with the appearance of humans, the only world Tarzan has ever known and the one in which he belongs are about to become one
    Tarzan and the jewels of opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    101 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 3,026 libraries worldwide
    Kidnapping, rites of passage, mystical treasures, the lost city of Atlantis -- Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, the fifth book-length entry in the Tarzan series, is brimming with the kind of fast-paced excitement that will engage every reader's imagination. A must-read for true action and adventure fans
    Tarzan the untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    81 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 2,746 libraries worldwide
    The seventh installment in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan series, Tarzan the Untamed focuses on the horrific damage wrought by World War I and the man-ape's understandably primal reaction to the carnage. Driven to seek revenge against Germans in retaliation for their aggression, Tarzan goes on a marauding crusade for justice at the battlefront in Africa
    Jungle tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    73 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,428 libraries worldwide
    Twelve stories feature the adventures of Tarzan in the jungle that is his home
    Tarzan the terrible by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    62 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
    The diary of a dead German officer sets Tarzan once more on the trail of his wife, help captive in the depts of the jungle
    Me Tarzan by Betsy Cromer Byars( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
    When Dorothy gets the part of Tarzan in the class play, her tremendous yell attracts the attention of increasingly larger and wilder animals
    Edward in the jungle by David McPhail( Book )
    3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
    Edward loves to read about Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, and one afternoon he becomes so absorbed in his book that he finds himself deep in Tarzan's jungle
    The eternal savage by Edgar Rice Burroughs( file )
    7 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
    Tarzan II by Brian Smith( visu )
    5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
    Before he was King of the Jungle, Tarzan was an awkward young kid just trying to fit in. When one of his missteps puts his family in jeopardy, Tarzan decides they would be better off without him. Along his new journey he must come face to face with the mysterious Zugor, the most powerful force in the land. Together, Tarzan and Zugor discover that being different is not a weakness and that friends and family are the greatest strength of all
    Disney's Tarzan by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld( Book )
    8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
    Burroughs' classic tale retold by Disney of a child raised by apes
    Tarzan & Jane ( visu )
    7 editions published in 2002 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
    As Tarzan and Jane's one-year anniversary approaches, Jane searches the jungle for the perfect gift for Tarzan, even enlisting the help of Terk and Tantor. As they recall the many adventures they've shared so far, Jane realizes what an exciting year it's been. But that's nothing compared to what Tarzan has in store for Jane--a surprise that'll show her just how much he understands her world
    Edgar Rice Burroughs by Erling B Holtsmark( Book )
    4 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Edgar Rice Burroughs : the man who created Tarzan by Irwin Porges( Book )
    2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
    A biography of the writer who created Tarzan and was an innovator of American science fiction
    Tarzan forever : the life of Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan by John Taliaferro( Book )
    3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
    A biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the writer who created the jungle hero, Tarzan, without setting foot in Africa. It portrays him as a failed adventurer--he was rejected by the Rough Riders-- working at boring jobs until he turned to writing in his thirties. He had to wait till his sixties to taste adventure, becoming America's oldest war correspondent in World War II
    Tarzan alive; a definitive biography of Lord Greystoke by Philip José Farmer( Book )
    14 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and French and held by 769 libraries worldwide
    Grâce à une incontestable érudition et à une audace digne de Borges, l'auteur, avec force documents, notes à l'appui, bibliographie élaborée, nous donne la biographie authentique de Lord Greystoke alias Tarzan. Bel exemple de mythe accédant à la réalité historique
    Tarzan, lord of the jungle by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
    35 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
    On one of his jungle treks, Tarzan discovers an Arab kingdom straight out of the Middle Ages
 
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