Tarzan of the apes

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Full title tarzan of the apes
Author burroughs edgar rice
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auth_author2 Haslam, Jason W. 1971-
author Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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display_description A central figure in American popular culture, Tarzan first came swinging through the jungle in the pages of a pulp-fiction magazine in 1912, and subsequently appeared in the novel that went on to spawn numerous film, full-length cartoon, and theatrical adaptations. The infant Tarzan, lost on the coast of West Africa, is adopted by an ape-mother and grows up to become a model of physical strength and natural prowess, and eventually leader of his tribe. When he encounters a group of white Europeans, and rescues Jane Porter from a marauding ape, he finds love, and must choose between the values of civilization and the jungle. Jason Haslam's engaging introduction situates the novel not only in the pulp fiction industry, but also against the backdrop of adventure stories, European exploration in Africa, and the debates over nature versus civilization. This edition also features an up-to-date bibliography, chronology, and helpful notes as well as appendices that include selections of letters from readers to the editor of The All-Story magazine where the novel first appeared, histories of feral children, African explorers, and American advocates of self-reliance. - Publisher.
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subject_facet Adventure fiction, Africa -- Fiction, British -- Africa -- Fiction, Tarzan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Wild men -- Fiction
title_display Tarzan of the apes
title_full Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan of the Apes Tarzan Series, Book 1, Tarzan of the apes / Edgar Rice Burroughs ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jason Haslam
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