Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs (bûr´ōz), 1875–1950, American novelist, creator of the character Tarzan. He is the author of Tarzan of the Apes (1914) and numerous other jungle and science fiction thrillers.

See biography by J. Taliaferro (1999).

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Edgar Rice Burroughs: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset & Dunlap, 1914
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PRIMARY SOURCE
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Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs By Richard A. Lupoff University of Nebraska Press, 2005
A Princess of Where? Burroughs's Imaginary Lack of Place By Mein, Eric West Virginia University Philological Papers, Vol. 52, Fall 2006
Write, Right, White, Rite: Literacy, Imperialism, Race, and Cannibalism in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan of the Apes By Berglund, Jeff Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring 1999
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Reprints of `Tarzan' Books Soften Racism By Weeks, Jerome The Florida Times Union, July 18, 1999
Of Sequels and Sons: Tarzan and the Problem of Paternity By Gleason, William Journal of American & Comparative Cultures, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring 2000
Intellectual Properties and the Protection of Fictional Characters: Copyright, Trademark, or Unfair Competition? By Dorothy J. Howell Quorum Books, 1990
Librarian's tip: Chap. 7 "Case in Point: Tarzan of the Apes"
`Tarzan' Creator Would Enjoy Today's Hype By Ryan, Desmond The Florida Times Union, June 25, 1999
FREE! The Return of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset & Dunlap, 1915
PRIMARY SOURCE
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FREE! A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs; Frank E. Schoonover Grosset & Dunlap, 1917
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FREE! At the Earth's Core By Edgar Rice Burroughs Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1914
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