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View Resource Bulfinch's Mythology

This wonderful site provides the complete text of Bulfinch's Mythology, originally titled The Age of Fable and still the standard guide to Western mythology. The value of this site lies not merely in its posting of Bulfinch's original text, but in its regularly updated collection of hyperlinks to literary and historical source documents on the Web. In addition, the site allows users to search the...

http://www.bulfinch.org/
View Resource SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

Throughout recorded human history, fairy tales have served as ways of inculcating moral value, teaching the young about their culture, and entertaining in the oral and written fashions. Heidi Anne Heiner, a children's librarian at the Burbank Public Library, has created this fine site devoted to providing 30 annotated fairy tales, a number of essays on the art, and the history of fairy tales. The...

http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/
View Resource Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Almost every culture throughout the world has a long tradition of folklore and myths, with some of the tales having dozens of variations and permutations. Retired professor D.L Ashliman has placed hundreds of these tales on this well-designed website for the edification of the web-browsing public. While the site does not have an internal search engine, visitors can look through the available...

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html