Gathered by Dr. Eric Miller, Director,

World Storytelling Institute

 

 

 

Links to Traditional Stories (written in English)

 

and

 

Links to Audio and Video Recordings

relating to Storytelling

 

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Links to Traditional Stories (written in English)

 

 

 

Animal Fables (one kind of Folktale) --

 

1

Panchatantra Tales,

http://www.talesofpanchatantra.com/short-stories-for-kids

 

 

2

Aesop's Fables,

http://www.aesopfables.com/aesop1.html

http://www.aesopfables.com/aesop2.html

http://www.aesopfables.com/aesop3.html

http://www.aesopfables.com/aesop4.html

 

http://www.storyarts.org/library/aesops/index.html

http://www.umass.edu/aesop/fables.php

http://www.taleswithmorals.com

 

http://read.gov/aesop.html  (Introduction).

http://read.gov/aesop/001.html  (List of Stories).

 

 

3

Jataka Tales,

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/jataka.html

http://www.buddhanet.net/bt_conts.htm

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/kawasaki/bl135.html

http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/jt/index.htm

 

 

 

Fairytales (one kind of Folktale) --

 

 

4

Introduction to Fairytales,

http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/introduction/index.html

 

 

5

47 Fairytales, with commentaries,

http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/talesindex.html

 

 

6

Grimms' Fairytales, presented by D. L. Ashliman,

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimmtales.html  (The stories)

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm.html  (About the stories)

 

 

7

http://fairytalez.com

http://fairytalez.com/authors-and-collections

 

 

8

40 complete e-books of and about Fairytales,

http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/ebooksindex.html

 

 

9

Andrew Lang's Fairy Books (The Blue Fairy Book, etc),

http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang

 

 

10

Fairytales, presented by Karen Chase,

http://tinyurl.com/fairytalesonline

Please see the "Blog Index," and the list of

"Favorite Storyteller's Blogs," on this page.

 

 

11

Indian Fairytales, collected by Joseph Jacobs,

http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/ift/index.htm

 

 

12

Twelve favorite stories (mostly Fairytales),

http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/44.htm

 

 

 

Other kinds of Folktales --

 

 

13

Stories for Children, re-told by Heather Forest,

http://www.storyarts.org/library/nutshell/index.html

 

 

14

Stories of many kinds,

http://www.worldoftales.com

 

 

15

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-1

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-2

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-3

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-4

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-5

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-6

http://tinyurl.com/folktales-in-public-domain-7

 

 

16

99 Tamil Folktales, collected by Stuart Blackburn,

http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/99.pdf .

22 of these Folktales, told by a group of women near Thanjaur,

http://www.storytellinginstitute.org/85.pdf .

 

 

17

"A Flowering Tree" and Other Oral Tales from India.

Kannada Folktales collected and translated by A. K.

Ramanujan. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

The complete book is at

http://tinyurl.com/cp9yjpc .

 

 

 

Mythology --

 

 

18

Mythology and Folklore textbook,

http://mythfolklore.blogspot.com

 

 

19

Folklore and Mythology, presented by D. L. Ashliman,

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html

 

 

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Links to Audio and Video Recordings

relating to Storytelling

 

 

1

Approximately 120 one-hour audio recordings

of interviews with professional storytellers,

http://www.artofstorytellingshow.com/past-guests

 

 

2

Audio recordings of talks by storytellers who practice

storytelling as a healing art,

http://healingstory.org/events/teleconference-recordings

 

 

3

Recordings of approximately 20 storytelling-related

videoconferences,

http://storytellinginstitute.org/av.html

 

 

4

An online "interactive documentary" on story and storytelling,
http://biologyofstory.com .

 

The list of participants is at
http://biologyofstory.com/#/main?index=entity .

Especially recommended are the audio/video
recordings of,
Ben Haggerty (Storytelling).
Kendall Haven (Story).
Nancy Mellon (Story and Healing).
Deena Metzger (Story and Healing).
Jo Radner (Storytelling).
Laura Simms (Storytelling).
Dan Yashinsky (Storytelling).
Jack Zipes (Story).

 

 

5

At https://www.youtube.com ,

one could do a "Search" for

"Margaret Read MacDonald"

"Diane Ferlatte"

"Storytelling"

Any of the above-mentioned names, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated, March 2021

Please let me know about links that are not working,

eric@storytellinginstitute.org