THE MOONLIT ROAD is a website sharing ghost stories, folktales
, myths and legends, and tales of the American South.
Abstract: This article problematizes Calvino's broad characterization of the "Italian" fiaba, as well as his claim that the collection provides examples of original, regional folktales
If you like fairy stories and folktales
, Strange Light Afar is a book for you.
and Fairy Tales: Traditions and Texts From Around the World; 4 volume set
With comic book-inspired illustrations, these folktales
are presented with all the heart-pounding action and awe-inspiring creatures that Inuit mythology has to offer.
Happening every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30PM to 4:30PM at the 2nd Floor of Eight Forbes Town Road, the community workshop will not only boost children's creativity and talent in the field of theater, music and the arts, but will also give them the chance to learn more about the culture and traditions of different countries with its theme, Folktales
Around the World.
The Bukusu of Kenya: Folktales
, Culture and Social Identities (Carolina Academic Press, Durham, North Carolina, 2011.
Anjana won the Best International Children's Book Award for The Talking Handkerchief, an anthology of folktales
from five states across India, at the Sharjah International Book Fair last year.
This collaborative action research study describes the results of how pre-service teachers at three institutions of higher learning construed three pre-colonial West African folktales
that portrayed the villain or trickster in a heroic manner.
The collaborative work of Haiwang Yuan, Awang Kunga, and Bo Li, "Tibetan Folktales
" provides a way to experience and learn about the Tibetan people and their culture through carefully selected Tibetan folktales
that provide readers with a unique glimpse into Tibet through the window of folklore.
After an exploration of definition, origin, and common themes of folktales
, six different folktales
from different cultural origins are retold in pairs, with the opportunity to compare and contrast themes and messages of each.
Synopsis: "Danish Folktales
, Legends, and Other Stories" is a collection of translated and annotated Nordic folklore by Timothy Tangherlini (Professor of Folklore and Chair of the Scandinavian Section, University of California) that presents full repertoires of five storytellers along with extensive archival material.