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Fairy Tales Books Online Free – Folklore Books Online Free – Collection – Fairy Tales Stories Short
NYPL Dewey Dec. 398
Over 250 free fairy tales books online free, contributed to the Internet Archive by the New York Public Library. All appear to be pre-1924 publications. Includes: Irish Fairy Tales, Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum books, Wizard of Oz books, Japanese fairy tales, Brothers Grimm fairy tales, The Arabian Nights, Sinbad the Sailor, Jacob Grimm books, Polish fairy tales, English fairy tales for kids, Manx fairy tales, Cossack fairy tales, Chinese fairy tales, Andersen stories, fairy tales from Spain, Celtic Tales, Fairy Tales from South Africa. Old fairy tales books free, folklore books online free.
Fairy Tales 19th & early 20th Centuries – Collection – Fairy Tales Stories Short
About 110 books of fairy tales at Hathi Trust, published mostly throughout the 19th Century, with fairy tales from many countries.
Collection of Folklore: Celtic, Germanic, Balto-Slavic, Albanian
This free online collection compiled by a researcher at HathiTrust contains books about folklore and legends from various parts of Europe.
Botkin, Benjamin A., ed.
Crown 1944 Dewey Dec. 398
Around 500 stories are collected in this 900-page volume. Folklore book, American folklore books.
Brunvald, Jan Harold
Norton 2004 Dewey Dec. 398
A collection of over ninety frightening urban legends, arranged by theme. Legend and myth books, urban legends, American folklore book free.
Brunvald, Jan Harold
St. Martin’s Press 1976 Dewey Dec. 398
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Clarkson, Atelia and Cross, Gilbert B.
Scribner 1980 Dewey Dec. 398
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Death in Early America: the History and Folklore of Customs and Superstitions of Early Medicine, Funerals, Burials, and Mourning
Nelson 1976 Dewey Dec. 398
Coffin, Tristram P.
Pocket 1978 Dewey Dec. 398
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Cohen, Hennig and Coffin, Tristram P., eds.
Thomson Gale 1998 Dewey Dec. 398
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Dance, Daryl Cumber
Norton 2002 Dewey Dec. 398
A celebration of African American life and culture brings together four hundred years of folklore, traditional tales, recipes, proverbs, legends, folk songs, and folk art. African American folklore, African American myths, folklore books free.
Dorson, Richard M.
Anchor 1972 Dewey Dec. 398
Part II contains papers originally presented at a conference on African folklore, held July 16-18, 1970, Folklore Institute, Indiana University. African folklore, African myths.
Dorson, Richard M.
Tuttle 1961 Dewey Dec. 398
Japanese myths books, Japanese folklore books, legend and myth books.
Dorson, Richard M., ed.
Indiana University Press 1961 Dewey Dec. 398
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Dorson, Richard M.
University of Chicago 1978 Dewey Dec. 398
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Golden, Richard, ed.
The definitive reference on the age of witch hunting (approximately 1430-1750), its origins, expansion, and ultimate decline. Incorporating a wealth of recent scholarship in four richly illustrated, alphabetically organized volumes, it offers historians and general readers alike the opportunity to explore the realities behind the legends of witchcraft and witchcraft trials.
Hurston, Zora Neale
Library of America 1995 Dewey Dec. 398
“This is the first time the unexpurgated version of Hurston’s 1942 autobiography, ‘Dust Tracks on the Road’, is being published; sections deemed too provocative (dealing with politics, race, and sex) have been restored. ‘Mules and Men’ (1935) is a collection of African American folklore she gleaned on travels in the South, while ‘Tell My Horse’ (1938) tenders her personal findings on African-based religion in Jamaica and Haiti. Additionally, 22 magazine and book articles with anthropological themes . . . that have never been gathered into book form are corralled here.” -Booklist. African American folklore books free, African American myths books.
Index to Fairy Tales 1949-1972, including Folklore, Legends and Myths in Collections – Fairy Tales Stories Short
Ireland, Norma Olin
Title index to fairy tales and fables, the most popular stories from Greek and Norse mythology, and a few modern stories, which, though not strictly fairy tale or legend, are constantly in demand; with cross references from variant titles to those best known or most descriptive, and subject references. Versions suitable for small children are starred. Contains a list of the books wholly or partly analyzed, about five hundred.” -A.L.A. Booklist
Sweet and Sour: Tales from China – Fairy Tales Stories Short
Kendall, Carol and Yao-wenLi
Clarion 1978 Dewey Dec. 398
A collection of tales from various periods of Chinese history
Rare bargain — Clever wife — Ten jugs of wine — Logic — Living Kuan-Yin — Thief who kept his hands clean — Serpent-slayer — From bad to good to bad to good — Wine bibber — Old fuddlement — Bagged wolf — Pointing finger — Unanswerable — Kertong — One hairball — Thievery — Betrothal — Clod’s comb — Golden life — Piebald calf — Stewed, roasted, or live? — Noodle — Monk and the drunk — Coffin cash. Chinese myths, Chinese folk tales, Chinese folklore.
Lee, Jonathan H.X. and Nadeau, Kathleen M., eds.
ABC-CLIO 2011 Dewey Dec. 398
“Provides an illuminating overview of Asian American folklore as a way of life. Surveying the histories, peoples, and cultures of numerous Asian American ethnic and cultural groups, the work covers everything from ancient Asian folklore, folktales, and folk practices that have been transmitted and transformed in America …” -Publisher. Asian American folklore, American folklore, Asian folk tales.
Leeming, David Adams, ed.
Franklin Watts 2002 Dewey Dec. 398
150+ short entries, mainly for younger readers or for quick reference. Folklore books free, folklore children’s books, classic folk tales.
Melton, J. Gordon
Visible Ink 2011 Dewey Dec. 398
“This vampire lore tome covers legends from around the world, both classical and current, presenting an overview of the historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of vampires, . . , This book is an excellent and comprehensive addition to any collection serving readers interested in learning more about the vampire in time, place, and society. Aficionados of vampires in popular culture will enjoy it.” -Libr J. Folklore books, free legend and myth books.
Spirits, Fairies, Gnomes, and Goblins: An Encyclopedia of the Little People – Fairy Tales Stories Short
Examines both the races of Little People, such as angels and encantados, and individuals, such as Tom Tit Tot and Maggie Molloch. More than 2,000 alphabetically organized entries list the being’s popular name, region of origin, and physical description and tell the story of its relationship to humans. With its meticulous system of cross-references that connects similar beings from different cultures and periods, the book is an essential aid for students, folklorists, authors, and anthropologists.
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Explores the regional and formal traditions that make up this rich, folk-created canon, as well as fables by literary masters such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Kipling, Rumi, and Goethe. The author recounts and explores the context of classic stories of foolish errors, social blunders, and personal overreaching by the world’s favorite rascals and dolts. She also examines trickster lore, cruelty jokes, admonitory tales, allegories, fabliaux, and pourquoi stories and analyzes an armload of classic fables.