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Folklore can be described as traditional art, literature, knowledge, and practices that are passed on in large part through oral communication and example.

American Folklore: Famous American folktales, tall tales, myths and ...


Retellings of American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories, and more from each of the 50 United ...

Folklore.org: The Original Macintosh


Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer and the people who created it.

What Is Folklore? - American Folklore Society


The word "folklore” names an enormous and deeply significant dimension of culture. Considering how large and complex this subject is, it is no wonder that ...

Folklore | Definition of Folklore by Merriam-Webster


traditional customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings. : ideas or stories that are not true but that many people have heard or read. Source: Merriam-Webster's ...

Folklore | Define Folklore at Dictionary.com


Folklore definition, the traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc., of a people; lore of a people. See more.



Folklore Studies Mason's Folklore Studies Program is a leading center for the study of vernacular cultures and the historical, cultural and social...

The Committee on Degrees in Folklore & Mythology


Offers information about the program, the participating faculty, and courses offered.

Folklore on JSTOR


Folklore is a fully peer-reviewed international journal of folklore and folkloristics. It is one of the earliest English-language journals in the field of folkl...

folklore - Wiktionary


folklore (countable and uncountable, plural folklores). The tales, legends and ... Noun[edit]. folklore c (singular definite folkloren, not used in plural form). folklore  ...

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The Folklore Society: Home


Founded in 1878, the Folklore Society maintains offices at the Warburg Institute and archives in the DMS Watson Science Library at University College London, ...

Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology ...


Vast collection of folktales, myths, legends, and texts pertaining to folklore, arranged by title and theme, with a focus on northern and western Europe.

The Folklore Wiki - American Folklore Society


The Folklore Wiki is a collective information-sharing enterprise that over time will become a comprehensive knowledge base about folklore and the field of ...