190 books — 50 voters
"Folktales" is a general term for different varieties of traditional narrative.
Multicultural Children's Books
Picture Books On Africa
275 books — 36 voters
In The World Of Slavic Folktales // W Świecie Słowiańskich Opowieści
19 books — 6 voters
Fairie And Fairy Tales I have read
14 books — 3 voters
“ These tales, without exception, express the truth that justice triumphs in the end. They all contain the idea that it is worth while to fight for the truth, in any situation. In this fight man is assisted by more powerful beings than ordinary mortals. And the triumph of justice is the only sense and consolation in this world. Indeed, the world itself started out with this hope. The human race received it long, long ago as a cradle-song. ”
“ In the colored fairy books of Andrew Lang (The Red Fairy Book, The Blue Fairy Book, etc.), there is a figure who has always intrigued me: the Hen Wife, related to the witch, the seer, and the herbalist, but different from them too: a distinct and potent archetype of her own, an enchanted figure beneath a humble white apron. We find her dispensing wisdom and magic in the folk tales of the British Isles and far beyond (all the way to Russia and China): a woman who is part of the community, not sep ...more ”
A group for those you like creatures of mystery, legend, ghost stories, fairy tales, and much mo…more
[close] A group for those you like creatures of mystery, legend, ghost stories, fairy tales, and much more.
14 members, last active 3 years ago
The 43rd Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon 43) will be held in Berkeley, CA, from August 3-6…more
[close] The 43rd Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon 43) will be held in Berkeley, CA, from August 3-6, 2012. The conference theme is “Across the Continents: Myths and legends from Europe and Asia meet and mingle” and our guests of honor are Malinda Lo (Author) and G. Ronald Murphy, SJ (Scholar). We offer a venue to discuss the publications from our guests of honor, as well as books written by the Inklings (Tolkien, Lewis, Williams, et al), general myth and fantasy studies, and anything related to the conference theme and events. Everyone is welcome to join in!
28 members, last active 7 years ago
A group for people to discuss and recommend works of mythic fiction. Mythic fiction is literatur…more
[close] A group for people to discuss and recommend works of mythic fiction. Mythic fiction is literature that contains elements from mythology, fairytales, legends, and folklore.
959 members, last active 7 days ago
This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underrep…more
[close] This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. This is also a place to discuss the controversial topics explored in The Underground Knowledge Series (non-fiction books) by James Morcan & Lance Morcan as well as the Underground Knowledge podcast show.
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