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Tarzan, jungle king of popular culture / David Lemmo.

Author/Creator:
Lemmo, David, author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Tarzan (Fictitious character) -- In mass media.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950 -- Characters -- Tarzan.
Summary:
"This book examines Tarzan in his various media representations--hunter, warrior, secret agent, fighter of communists and Nazis--and in his numerous story arcs, including crossover adventures featuring historical characters like Arthur Conan Doyle and Nikola Tesla"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: a continuity of popular culture
"Your son deserted Thursday. Letter will follow."
Edgar's improbable tale
Letters still come in about "Tarzan"
Tarzan takes on a pop cultural life of his own
Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.
The Tarzan gravy train
Tarzan the invincible
Tarzanmania
Tarzan as folk hero
Edgar's epic adventures
"The greatest single fictional achievement of our time"
The Burroughs bibliophiles
The return of Tarzan
Ape-man at the popular culture crossroads of the future
Into the future.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781476666952
1476666954
9781476626222
OCLC:
950930171
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