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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Catherine Jurca Tarzan, Lord of the Suburbs Catherine Jurca “Suburban or Savage” It is only natural that Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan of the Apes, a novel that so openly endorses imperialist assumptions and ideology, has become a bete noire of postcolonial studies. Eric...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Tarzan through contemporary writers such as John Updike and Richard Ford (though Jurca focuses on the years from the 1920s through the 1950s), Jurca uncovers a syndrome of self-pity and false consciousness among the protagonists of the suburban novel. The suburban home, the very icon of the domestic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 1966
... amplified self-dramatization which in the dramatic context makes him seem a foolish prig” (p. 264). Yet, in a formal rhetorical work, the reader should not expect (and prefer) a “Me Tarzan, you Jane’’ confession, particularly when it is the Prince of Macedon who at last reveals himself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 369–388.
Published: 01 December 1981
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... (Interestingly, it is books, film, and music that make pos- sible this space of protest, criticism, and solace; even more, it is West- ern texts, especially European music and Said’s beloved opera but also, surprisingly, American films with heavy colonial overtones, like the Tarzan series and Arabian Nights...