Use this page to find reference sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, anthologies, and sources covering the background, history, and interpretation of fairy tales, folklore, myths, and legends. Hover your mouse over the icon for a synopsis of or more information about any of the sources listed here.
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Anthologies are collections of texts by various authors, often related by theme, literary genre, or geography. The anthologies listed here are general and/or introductory; anthologies for specific geographic regions are listed on the "Fairy Tales around the World" page of this guide. For example, anthologies of tales by the Brothers Grimm can be found in the "Germany" subsection of the "Fairy Tales around the World" page.