Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, myths, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group.

Folk literature features folkloric elements in the form of novels, short stories, children tales, poetry or other narratives.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Professors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar have joined forces to compile The Annotated African American Folktales. Tatar recommended some more great fables.
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The Celt, and his cromlechs, and his pillar-stones, these will not change much – indeed, it is doubtful if anybody at all changes at any time. In spite of hosts of deniers, and asserters, and wise-men, and professors, the majority still are adverse to sitting down to dine thirteen at a table, or being helped to salt, or walking under a ladder, of seeing a single magpie flirting his chequered tale. There are, of course, children of light who have set their faces against all this, although even a ...more
William Butler Yeats

Jill Paton Walsh
The protagonist of folktale is always, and intensely, a young person moving through ordeals into adult life. . . . and this is why there are no wicked stepchildren in the tales.
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