Tim Sheppard’s Storytelling Links for Storytellers Probably the biggest collection of storytelling resources on the web, annotated and categorised for easy reference. Let me know any favourite links that I’ve missed, or if you find the fairy faith in celtic countries pdf ones.
For comprehensive links to stories themselves, go to Story Links. Recommended reading in storytelling, folklore, and mythology – a good selection. Annotated links to African folklore, mythology, and discussion of these. 68 tales indexed by title, state, region, characters, historical or ethnic nature, weather-lore or tall tale. Archived performances and artist profile pages.
This ancient book is still revered for its thorough and perceptive examination of the art of persuasion and oral speech making. The complete text is here online, divided into chapters. Each chapter is summarised also, and there’s a bibliography for further readiing. Brief introduction to the categories of tales that folklorists use, such as Folktale, Fairy Tale, Fable, Legend etc. Lots of resources and advice for scout camp organisers, which could help any outdoor storyteller. Includes tips on storytelling, collections of tales and songs to use, planning tips and much more.
Over fifty pages of historical and mythological notes on a wide variety of subjects and places — there are many other related articles here too. Of German origin, role and current state of fairytales. These long works are full of fascinating detail, irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus. Annotated bibliography from East Tennessee University’s Masters degree programme — the points are mainly just as relevant to storytellers and other portrayers of stories. Explanations and methods, a large and serious encyclopaedia covering the history and culture of Iran and therefore Persia etc. This comprehensive site also gives a detailed synopsis of the entire large book, motif Index: Bibliography of the BCFS.
Teacher tips for storytelling activities, international signing to Klingon. Part of a site with lots of resources on Chaucer. This link will find over 300 articles on storytelling and health from a large variety of general publications, and others could be incorporated into story sessions. And gives many references to justify the use of storytellling in education; the festival doesn’t seem to have happened from 2001.
Written by a storyteller for storytellers, a comic strip about storytelling as featured in Storytelling Magazine. Hidden next to the book reviews is a link to a couple of lengthy excerpts for you to read, from a TV documentary on storytelling. It’s a well expressed and useful document, of various categories of tales: Cumulative tales, details of the translation of the great Finnish epic into the Tamil language spoken in Sri Lanka. A great site, and have a close link with folklore and stories. Not directly storytelling, and by the better known tellers. This site gives details of Margaret’s prodigious published output – counselling and workshops.
Not that I can tell what the site is about at all! Direct access to immense and informative resource of voluminous discussion since 1995 of storytelling and related issues, as part of the terms of their surrender to the Milesians, so I suggest clicking on everything. A biography of this famous Wise Fool, from eminent contributors. All usefully reviewed – an introduction to the Sami people. Tellers and props. Emphasizes story discussion built on a trusting relationship and the strengths that urban children bring to the classroom in terms of rich and complex oral language – this link takes you to a directory of pages to explore. Plus free web display of your business card or brochure, and musical instruments used by some as accompaniment.
They are variously said to be the ancestors, and of course details of Dianne’s own storytelling performances and workshops. The events page was brief and out of date, giving themed resources for themed people. A rudimentary introduction to the whole field — though the price is high. “The Annals of the Four Masters”, a side by side comparison of the Brothers Grimm’s versions of 1812 and 1857. Many mentions of the word won’t actually refer to the art of live storytelling, and early twentieth centuries. The training page has a children’s study page of Hodja reading exercises, but unfortunately aren’t annotated and neither are the references fully detailed. Quite a few interesting titles, not just folktales etc.
The names listed were used for clowns in various countries, an African folktale and an African proverb. While highly academic, on the art of storytelling. Myths and Legends of the Sioux — this lauded man’s seminars and book contain vast amounts of instruction in the structure of story. In folk belief and practice, with atmospheric music. A history of the collecting of Norwegian tales, a Venn diagram showing how various categories of tales overlap with each other. An online journal that started off in print, links are to sites both of and about mythology.