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. ..... This childlore is characterized by "its lack of dependence on literary and fixed form. Children… operate ...

odp.org/Society/Folklore/Literature/Tales

The principal kinds of folktales are fairy tales or wonder tales (Märchen), which are fictitious, legends, which are allegedly true, and myths, which are concerned  ...

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Aug 7, 2018 ... This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and ... Aarne and Thompson indexed folktale motifs separately in their Motif- Index of Folk-Literature. ... British Columbia Folklore Society

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Jul 24, 2018 ... Open Directory: Society: Folklore - Literature · Magic Web: Myth ... Links to websites on fairy tales, myths, fables, and legends. Magic Web: Myth ...

www.indiana.edu/~afrist/outreach/Beaver/Folktales.htm

Myths, legends, and folktales are all literary forms that reveal the "soul" of any ... often ancient and come directly from the groups that now make up modern society. ... we find that all Africans brought a rich and diverse folklore tradition with them ...

www.nyfolklore.org/tradarts/tales.html

Folk arts and culture offer self-definitions for different groups of people. Here are a collection of resources for New York folk arts and culture. Folk tales and ...

folklore-society.com

The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the ... of folklore and tradition, including: ballads, folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, ... of Tartu, the Estonian National Museum and the Estonian Literary Museum, ...

www.ncpedia.org/folklore-part-4-legends-animal-tale

Legends are a form of oral literature in the genre of folk narrative or storytelling ... Animal tales originating in slave communities were often stories of protest ... Because an unnecessarily negative association has come to be attached to the ...

www.britannica.com/art/folk-literature/Proverbs-riddles-and-charms

Folk literature - Proverbs, riddles, and charms: Three of the shorter forms of folk ... to serve in some preliterate societies as a sanction for decisions and may even be ... Many collections of folktales and legends, of lyric and heroic songs, and of ...