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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Novelist (1-Sep-1875 — 19-Mar-1950)


Clark A. Brady. The Burroughs Cyclopedia: Characters, Places, Fauna, Flora, Technologies, Languages, Ideas and Terminologies Found in the Works of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 1996. 402pp.

Matt Cohen (editor). Brother Men: The Correspondence of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Herbert T. Weston. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2005. 328pp.

Gabe Essoe. Tarzan of the Movies: A Pictorial History of More Than Fifty Years of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Legendary Hero. New York: Citadel Press. 1968.

Robert W. Fenton. Edgar Rice Burroughs and Tarzan: A Biography of the Author and His Creation. McFarland & Co.. 2003.

Henry Hardy Heins. A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant. 1964. 418pp.

Richard A. Lupoff. Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure. New York: Canaveral Press. 1965. 296pp.

Richard A. Lupoff. Baroom: Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Martian Vision. Baltimore, MD: Mirage Press. 1976. 161pp.

George T. McWhorter. Edgar Rice Burroughs Memorial Collection: A Catalog. Louisville, KY: House of Greystoke. 1991. 190pp. By the curator, Burroughs Memorial Collection at the University of Louisville. 500 copies printed.

George T. McWhorter. Burroughs Dictionary: An Alphabetical List of Proper Names, Words, Phrases and Concepts Contained in the Published Works of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Lanham, MD: University of America. 1987. 448pp.

Irwin Porges. Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press. 1975. 819pp.

John Taliaferro. Tarzan Forever: The Life of Edgar Rice Burroughs Creator of Tarzan. Simon and Schuster. 2002. 400pp.

Robert B. Zeuschner. Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Exhaustive Scholar's and Collector's Descriptive Bibliography. McFarland & Company. 1996. 287pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.109)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.235)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.156)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.39)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.227)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.111)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.104)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.80)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.396)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.3)

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