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  ...

libguides.stcc.edu/c.php?g=61100&p=393050

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

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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

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/Major-forms-of-folk-literature

Folk literature - Major forms of folk literature: Singing of some kind is almost ... Only in societies used to the songs of composers or poets does purely ... Differing from legend or tradition, which is usually believed, the oral fictional tale gives the  ...

www.britannica.com/art/folk-literature/Techniques-of-folk-literature

Folk literature - Techniques of folk literature: Since the tales, legends, and epic and lyric songs discussed here are a part of the experience of a preliterate group  ...

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.jstor.org/stable/538099

of the folklore of both nonliterate and European societies have found, as ... tant category of verbal art which includes myths, legends, and folktales. ..... In Nunivak literature, the Raven and other animal anecdotes would be considered tales.