en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. These include oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and jokes. ..... remains the standard classification system for European folktales and other types of oral literature.

odp.org/Society/Folklore/Literature/Tales

The principal kinds of folktales are fairy tales or wonder tales (Märchen), which are ... Vast collection of folktales, myths, legends, and texts pertaining to folklore,  ...

www.socialstudies.org/sites/default/files/publications/yl/1101/110104.html

Like the folk literature of other cultures, Russian tales embody human ... While folktales can enrich the study of a society's past, what they tell us about the ...

folklore-society.com

The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the ... folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, ... " The Broadside Day is our annual one-day conference covering street literature in  ...

www.britannica.com/art/folk-literature

Folk literature, also called folklore or oral tradition, the lore (traditional knowledge ... Occasionally a talented singer or tale-teller, or perhaps a group of them, may develop ... All societies have produced some men and women of great natural ...

www.jstor.org/stable/41386525

versions of Cinderella, a tale which folk- lorists label as ... tales con- tinues today in the children's literature ... society and thus the folk as a concept was identified ...

www.britannica.com/art/folk-tale

Folk tale: folk literature: Folktale: The oral fictional tale, from whatever ultimate ... described elements of society that had never been treated in the court novels.

holdenma.wordpress.com/teaching-materials/folklore-teaching-materials/folklore-lecture-one-defintion-and-function

--We know folklore best by its stories (legends, myths, fairy tales), but folklore also ... We have folklore of large national groupings such as American society, .... The geographical “maps” contained in traditional oral literature, in stories and ...

www.worldoftales.com/useful.html

There are a lot of useful sites related to folktales and fairy tales in the categories listed below and a lot of sub-categories to explore. Society: Folklore: Literature: ...