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Bleiler, E. F. "Edgar Rice Burroughs." In Science Fiction Writers, edited by Bleiler. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. Brief biographical treatment and critical commentary focusing on science-fiction elements and racist tendencies.

Essoe, Gabe. Tarzan of the Movies. New York: Cadillac, 1968. Informative pictorial history of the Tarzan films.

Holtsmark, Erling B. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Boston: Twayne, 1986. Excellent critical introduction to the author's life and work. Includes an extensive bibliography.

Tarzan and Tradition: Classical Myth in Popular Literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981. Informative guide to Tarzan's mythic heritage.

Lupoff, Richard A. Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure. New York: Ace, 1968. Contains a clear critical discussion of Burroughs's books.

Porges, Irwin. Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1975. Massive, definitive biography based on meticulous research of the Burroughs papers.

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