Folklore consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group.
How to Find More
Use the following keywords in a UT Collections search to find folktales in books: "fairy tales", "haunted places", legends, myths, tales, witchcraft.
Folktales are often classified by motifs and types. Similar motifs and tales are often told among many different cultures. Find more information about the Aarne-Thompson classificatiion here: