Oral Tradition Links

Below are links to web sites with bibliographies, texts and audio recordings of traditional tales, and background on oral traditions, to supplement selections from oral traditions published in Crosscurrents of Children's Literature. See also the page of Author and Illustrator Links for other web sites about authors and artists who have collected, retold, adapted, and illustrated works from oral traditions. In the Crosscurrents anthology, see the Alternate Table of Contents by Genre for a list of works recorded and adapted from oral traditions. Please send suggestions for improving this page to Tina L. Hanlon.
 

Aesop, retold by Joseph Jacobs, Harvard Classics, Bartleby.com

The Aesop for Children, Milo Winter, with illustrations, The Baldwin Online Children's Project

Aesop's Fables, John R. Long

Ananci Stories, Michael Auld

AppLit's Appalachian Folktales in Children's Literature and Collections, Tina L. Hanlon, Ferrum College

Beauty and the Beast, Rebecca Smallwood

Bluebeard and the Bloody Chamber, Terri Windling, The Endicott Studio

Richard Chase: Annotated Bibliography, Tina L. Hanlon, Ferrum College

Cinderella Project, University of Southern Mississippi 

Digital Library of Appalachia, Appalachian College Association Central Library

Dragons in Art and on the Web, Tim Spalding

Encyclopedia Mythica

"Fakelore, Multiculturalism, and the Ethics of Children's Literature," essay by Eliot A. Singer

Feminist Collections of Folktales, Tina L. Hanlon, Ferrum College

Folk and Fairy Tales, Rick Walton

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts, D. L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh

Grimm Brothers' Home Page, D. L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh

Museum of the Brothers Grimm, Kassel, Germany

Grimms' Fairy Tales, National Geographic web site

Nathaniel Hawthorne, A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys and Tanglewood Tales, The Baldwin Online Children's Project

Internet Sacred Text Archive, John Bruno Hare

The Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack the Giant-Killer Project, University of Southern Mississippi 

Joseph Jacobs, Australian Dictionary of Biography

Joseph Jacobs, tales reprinted in Sur La Lune Fairy Tale Pages

Joseph Jaccobs, The Baldwin Online Children's Project

Joseph Jacobs, Aesop, Harvard Classics, Bartleby.com

John Henry pages by Tina Hanlon and Tracy Roberts

Journal of Mythic Arts

Kemp Owyne in Mostly Medieval—Exploring the Middle Ages, Susan Wallace

The Laily Worm and the Machrel of the Sea, another dragon transforamtion ballad in Mostly Medieval—Exploring the Middle Ages, Susan Wallace

LibriVox, public domain audio recordings of literature

Little Red Riding Hood Project, University of Southern Mississippi

The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales, NEH Edsitement lesson

Marvels and Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Wayne State University

Mermaids on the Web, Tim Spalding

Mother Goose: A Scholarly Exploration, Rutgers University Eclipse program

Mutsmag and Munsmeg in AppLit

Iona Opie at Candlewick Press (publisher web site)

Iona Opie at Walker Books (publisher web site) 

Scholarly Snow White, Kay Vandergrift, Rutgers University

Anne Pellowski page, Minnesota Authors and Illustrators, Metronet library network

Anne Pellowski Papers, University of Minnesota

Charles Perrault's Mother Goose Tales, D. L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh

Gayle Ross, Cherokee Storyteller

Slavic and Eastern Europe European Legends and Sagas in Internet Sacred Text Archive

Storyteller.net

Sur La Lune Fairy Tale Pages, Heidi Anne Heiner

 

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