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Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397748-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9774-8
... make his pulp magazine debut as "Norman Bean" and, angry over the editorial error, would revert to his legal name in his next publication, the extraordinarily popular Tarzan of the Apes. If Burroughs couldn't assume the identity of "Normal Bean" for his pulp writing career, he did not, it seems...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
..., near Ocala, Florida, which was the backdrop for the original Tarzan films. Integrating the theories and methods of multispecies ethnography and ethnoprimatology, a team of collaborators studied human-monkey interactions. Contagious excitement and infectious fears jump across species boundaries during...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
... syllable. 4 Mary Evaline Burroughs wrote a book about her war years called Mem- oirs of a War Bride that was privately published in a limited edition in 1914—the year of the start of the Great War, of course, but also the year of Tarzan’s emergence and popularity in book form. Edgar Rice...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
...–19 60–67; Camp Kearney, 65; Camp Beach, Rex, 114 Steever, 60–61; Camp Taylor, 69, Bear Creek, Nebraska, 75 77; Fort Grant, 15, 17, 292 n.63; Beasts of Tarzan, The, 23, 65 reserve, 243, 267 Beatrice National Bank, 6, 14, 20, Arthur, General. See MacArthur, 224...
Published: 15 December 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394808-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9480-8
... of bové: from Asterix to tArzAN After August 1999, Bové had become a truly iconic French figure. He was often portrayed as a French David taking on the Goliath of international finance. He was also frequently portrayed as one of the characters in France’s famed cartoon Asterix and Obelix. Like...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386827-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8682-7
...- ing the sacrifices of the Templo Mayor; names that evoke snarls of theatrical rage, and the symphony of the thunderclaps of falling bodies. Remember, remember them: Tarzan López, La Tonina Jackson, Sugi Sito, Black Shadow, Blue Demon, El Cavernario Galindo, El Médico Asesino, Enrique Llanes, Gori...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
...-grandfather, Herbert Weston, and the author of the Tarzan books, Edgar Rice Burroughs, went to mili- tary school together and afterward sustained a lifelong correspondence, much of which was currently right there in our house. My mind swam with questions: How many letters were there? What period did they...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
.... 8 Had a nice letter from General Charles King to-day. I have always kept in touch with him, and as I love him just as I did as a kid I sent him a copy of Tarzan. When you are here on that visit you promise don’t let me forget to show you his letter. It will be right beside one Weston’s among...
Published: 12 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385233-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8523-3
... Roosevelt brought visions of Africa to Americans, a struggling pulp fiction writer turned Roosevelt’s formulas to gold. Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote Tarzan of the Apes in late 1911, published it in All Story magazine and in newspapers throughout 1912, and issued it in book form in 1914. For the next twenty...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9774-8
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393108-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... plight of Africans all over the world. Other elements crept into my consciousness growing up that made me aware of our condition. Like many other young kids growing up in the 1930s and ’40s, I would go to the movies on Saturdays to see the latest Tarzan or the cowboy movies...
Published: 04 April 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389088-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8908-8
... tormented pigs, and the loss of innocence in Upton Sinclair’s 1906 novel of the Chicago slaughterhouses, titled, appropriately enough, The Jungle. Deep in the African Jungle Central to the construction of the African, exoticist, “jungle” were the ad- ventures of Tarzan, the ape-man, born of the...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...,too,wasattracted to him and, while she remained seated on her stool and watched, she soon smiled at him. Finally one day they met each other and started to swim together. Tarzan and Jane, that’s the way he felt, and they dove down side by side from one side of the river to the other as if they...
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By Purnima Bose
Published: 18 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384885-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8488-5
Published: 15 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385813-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8581-3
.... Japanese Version (our translation) satoshi: Do you think the Tarzan threesome will be able to act like a real family? takeshi: Don’t worry about that! After all, they truly are parent and child. kasumi: Yet they spent five years apart...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397861-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9786-1
... stylistic signature of his namesake, as well as Shimada's, whose work he admired. Like Shimada, Tezuka follows the imagi• nary geography laid down by the Western view of Africa and its inhabitants, bor• rowing inspiration from the popularity of the Tarzan films of the 1930s and 1940s, a genre he...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398721-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9872-1
... explodes at his objectification, fixed as if by a dye under the gaze of commercial cinema and the white audience. But there is yet another form of identification which Fanon describes. A black schoolboy, he writes, deluged by Tarzan stories and other such adven• ture narratives, "identifies...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
..., 222, 229, 235 Tamaulipas, 28, 30, 120 Salinas de Gortari, Carlos, 277–80, Tampico, Tamaulipas, 28, 31, 33, 84 299–300 Tarzan, 322, 328 Saltillo, Coahuila, 24–25, 29, 31 Tausend, Marilyn, 231–32 Sam’s Club, 340, 342...
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By Louis Chude-Sokei
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...; death, 23; meeting with Bert Williams, Tarzan of the Apes, 82, 128, 131 23; ‘‘The Negro on the American Taussig, Michael, 67 Stage 165 Taylor, Patrick, 112–113 Walrond, Eric, 9, 10, 43, 63, 73, 87, 111, Terrible Honesty, 37 126–128, 221, 226...
Published: 01 January 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8419-9
...’’ to ‘‘Tarzan’’ (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991). He is currently at work for Columbia University Press on The Columbia Guide to Native American Literature of the United States, 1945–2000, of which he is the editor. michael denning is Professor of American Studies at Yale University, and...