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Children's Literature @ Osterlin: Folklore/Fairy Tales

Recommended Resources

Click on the book cover to to view details.  These recommended resources are also listed on the Library Resources Handout for project 2.  

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Philip Pullman The Annotated Brothers Grimm by Maria Tatar The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen by Maria Tatar The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales by Maria Tatar Folk & Fairy Tales an anthology Popular Tales and Fictions: their migrations and transformations by W. A. Clouston Allyn & Bacon Anthology of Traditional Literature

Click on the book cover to to view details.  These recommended resources are also listed on the Library Resources Handout for project 2.  

The hard facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales by Maria Tatar  Breaking the magic spell by Jack Zipes Once upon a time : a short history of fairy tale / Marina Warner Fairy Tales a new history by Ruth Bottigheimer The golden age of folk & fairy tales by Jack Zipes Fairy tales and feminism : new approaches / edited by Donald Haase. The Great fairy tale tradition : from Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm : texts, criticism   Fairy tales and feminism : new approaches / edited by Donald Haase.

Click on the book cover to to view details.  Many of these recommended resources are listed on the Library Resources Handout for project 2.  

World folklore for storytellers : tales of wonder, wisdom, fools, and heroes / Josepha Sherman. The types of international folktales : a classification and bibliography, based on the system of Antti Aarne and Stith Thompson / by Hans-Jörg Uther. Folk and fairy tales : a handbook / D.L. Ashliman. The Oxford companion to fairy tales : the Western fairy-tale tradition from Perrault to Pratchett / edited by Jack Zipes. Critical survey of mythology and folklore. World mythology. Storytelling : an encyclopedia of mythology and folklore / Josepha Sherman, editor. Critical survey of mythology and folklore. Heroes and heroines

Click on the book cover to to view details.  Many of these recommended resources are listed on the Library Resources Handout for project 2.  

Critical survey of mythology and folklore. World mythology. Critical survey of mythology and folklore. Heroes & heroines. Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature : A Handbook The Russian Folktale by Vladimir Yakovlevich Propp Fairytale in the Ancient World by Graham Anderson

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Library Resources for Project 2

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folklore stickerFolklore books written for children are found in the PZ call number.  They're labelled with this genre sticker.

The library also has collections of folklore and books about folklore in the GR call number.

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Search our catalog using the name of the tale (e.g. Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty) for which you are seeking versions.

Or, if you're not looking for a specific tale, try general terms like fairy talesfolkloretales, or folklore and children.

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To find articles, ebooks, and books about fairy tales and folklore, try searching for your specific tale by name, along with keywords like criticism, interpretation, and analysis.  

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