Questions tagged [edgar-rice-burroughs]

Questions about the American author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875 – 1950) and his works. Burroughs is best known for the creation of the Tarzan character and to a lesser extent for the Mars adventurer John Carter.

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Why did Tarzan write his name as “Tarzan”?

In chapter 13 of Tarzan of the Apes (His Own Kind), the notice posted by Tarzan reads: THIS IS THE HOUSE OF TARZAN, THE KILLER OF BEASTS AND MANY BLACK MEN. DO NOT HARM THE THINGS WHICH ARE ...