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  • The Encyclopedia Mythica: On-line encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend, containing definitions of deities, fabulous creatures and places, as well as images and stories.
  • An Introduction to Folktales: Discusses the dichotomy between myths, legends, and fairy tales with examples of each.
  • Becka's Mythology Pages: Covering mythical creatures, retellings of folktales, and a section on lost lands.
  • Children's Folklore: Multicultural and multilingual anthology published on the web by children, parents and teachers from around the world; contains rhymes, customs, and games.
  • Folklore: Online course materials by Mary Magoulick, Georgia College and State University.
  • Folklore Home Page: Online course materials offered by the College of Siskiyous.
  • Folklore and Myth, Fables and Tall Tales: Folktales and proverbs from around the world, and reference lists of deities and legendary creatures and lands.
  • Fool's Paradise - Tons-o-Trickster!: Bibliography and large list of links exploring the complex mythic/archetypal figure of Trickster.
  • Forms of Folklore, The Verbal Arts: Arizona University lecture course examining form and function of the traditional verbal arts.
  • Forms of Traditional Literature with Links: Provides some definitions of common forms of traditional literature, such as folktales, tall tales, fables, proverbs, myths, and epics.
  • My Folklore Courses Home Page: Online course materials including overviews and definitions, from the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • Oral History Online: Research tool indexing oral history collections in English around the world, linking through to the full text where available.
  • Oral Lore: Listing of categories and examples of oral lore.
  • Ring Of Folklore And Urban Legends: Webring for sites on urban legends and folklore, including sites that carry collections of jokes, riddles, songs, and stories, or sites that debunk myths of science, history, and daily life.
  • Small Forms of Verbal Folklore: Discussing several minor forms such as proverbs, riddles, oaths and calls, with examples from Lithuanian folklore.
  • Terror and Taboo in Russian Childlore: Course materials on Russian and American folklore, focussing on childlore, to determine the role of folklore in society.
  • The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought: Study by Alexander Francis Chamberlain (1896) into the history of childhood (PDF files).
  • The Solar Wheel Award: List of links to 1998 and 1999 award winning websites for folklore, myth and legend.
  • Traditional Literature: Outlines the origins and characteristics of folktales, and the various genres of traditional literature.
  • Windsor Castle: Extensive collection of traditional and modern wisdom, tales and lore (in Norwegian and English).

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