Gathered by Dr. Eric Miller, Director,

World Storytelling Institute

 

 

 

 

Traditional Stories (printed in English)

 

 

1

Panchatantra Tales,

http://www.talesofpanchatantra.com/stories.php

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

4

Stories for Children, re-told by Heather Forest,

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

 

 

5

Stories of many kinds,

http://www.worldoftales.com

 

 

6

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

 

 

7

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

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

 

 

8

Introduction to Fairytales,

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

 

 

9

47 Fairytales, with commentaries,

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

 

 

10

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)

 

 

11

http://fairytalez.com

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

 

 

12

40 complete e-books of and about Fairytales,

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

 

 

13

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

http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang

 

 

14

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.

 

 

15

Indian Fairytales, collected by Joseph Jacobs,

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

 

 

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 .

 

 

16

Ten favorite stories (mostly Fairytales),

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

 

 

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Audio and Video

 

 

1

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

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).

 

 

4

At https://www.youtube.com ,

type

"Margaret Read MacDonald"

"storytelling"

etc

 

 

 

 

Last updated, August 2016

eric@storytellinginstitute.org