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.


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,  ...


The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the study ... folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, .... of Tartu, the Estonian National Museum and the Estonian Literary Museum, ...


societies). The natural habitat of folklore is the people's verbal and performing arts, their ... beliefs, it transforms them into enchanting tales and stories which form.


Charlotte Artese, "'They Will Not Intercept My Tale': Oral and Classical ... Panel: Medieval Folklore and Literature/Le folklore et la littérature à l'epoque médiévale.


Other articles where Folk tale is discussed: folk literature: Folktale: The oral ... described elements of society that had never been treated in the court novels.


Nov 10, 2013 ... FOLK tales consist of mainly traditional oral narratives which include ... of people in the society and are used to transmit and preserve cultural ...


Keywords - Folk Literature, Folk Life, Oral Tradition, Khasi Society, Oral History ... listeners or those who sympathise with the tragic tales or even those who listen ...


Folklore includes all myths, legends, folk tales, ballads, riddles, proverbs and superstitions ... elements evolve in parallel and almost simultaneously in different societies. .... Several old literary collections of tales have been popular among the ...