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).

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright© 2015, The Columbia University Press.

Edgar Rice Burroughs: Selected full-text books and articles

Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs By Richard A. Lupoff University of Nebraska Press, 2005
Mars: A Tour of the Human Imagination By Eric S. Rabkin Praeger, 2005
Librarian’s tip: "Edgar Rice Burroughs: Mars and America" begins on p. 125
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
Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film before World War II By Cedric J. Robinson University of North Carolina Press, 2007
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Burroughs begins on p. 313
Of Sequels and Sons: Tarzan and the Problem of Paternity By Gleason, William Journal of American & Comparative Cultures, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring 2000
Eye on the Flesh: Fashions of Masculinity in the Early Twentieth Century By Maurizia Boscagli Westview Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "Tarzan and Strength Abroad" begins on p. 116
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! Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset & Dunlap, 1914
FREE! The Return of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset & Dunlap, 1915
FREE! The Son of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs; J. Allen St. John A. L. Burt, 1918
FREE! A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs; Frank E. Schoonover Grosset & Dunlap, 1917
FREE! Thuvia, Maid of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1920
FREE! The Lost Continent By Edgar Rice Burroughs Ace Publishing, 1916
The Monster Men By Edgar Rice Burroughs Canaveral Press, 1929
FREE! At the Earth's Core By Edgar Rice Burroughs Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1914
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