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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 Folkstreams

To say that finding certain obscure documentaries can be difficult is quite an understatement. Fortunately, finding documentary films about American folk or roots culture just got much easier, courtesy of the good people at Folkstreams.net. On this website, visitors can view dozens of very compelling documentaries about such persons as John E. “Frail” Joines, a master tale teller from Wilkes...

http://www.folkstreams.net/
View Resource World Oral Literature Project Screenshot

The World Oral Literature Project, a collaboration between the University of Cambridge Museum of Archeology and Anthropology and Yale University, is a recent initiative to document and preserve oral literature around the world. Between 2009 and 2013, project researchers worked with communities around the world to collect oral literature in a number of endangered languages. Oral literature, as the...

http://www.oralliterature.org