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  • Searchable and browsable versions of Aesop's fables in various languages.
  • From the English translation: H.P. Paull (1872).
  • Searchable and browsable versions of Aesop's Fables in various languages.
  • English Fairy Tales, retold by Flora Annie Steel, original edition copyright by The Macmillan Company, 1918, this edition printed in 1962 by The Macmillan Company.
  • From the National Geographic Society, twelve unvarnished tales based on a 1914 translation, some with audio.
  • From the English translation: H.P. Paull (1872).
  • This site presents "a text and image archive containing several English versions of the fairy tale."
  • This site offers "a text and image archive containing sixteen English versions of the fairy tale. TheLittle Red Riding Hoods presented here represent some of the more common varieties of the tale from the English-speaking world in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. The materials were drawn from the de Grummond Children'sLiterature Research Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi."
  • Site features a hypertext version of "Snow White" which can connect to 36 alternative editions a series of illustrations excerpts on the context of fairy tales and issues in their study selected links and a bibliography.
  • A portal to the realm of fairy tale and folklore studies featuring annotated fairy tales. Includes the tales, their histories, similar tales from other cultures, bibliographies, and other materials.
  • Collection of international folk and fairy tales.

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