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Folklore & Mythology: E-Journals

Folkloristics, the study of Folklore, is the study of human expressive culture, and includes myths, legends, folk- and fairy-tales, jokes, proverbs, jump-rope rhymes, material culture, and much more.

E-Journal Starting Points

Below is a set of e-journals – that is, scholarly journals available on the internet – that may be of use to you as you continue exploring Folklore and Mythology. Browsing through the titles and the journals can be a good way to move forward with your research.


The "pink dolphin", Boto, is feared by the indigenous people of the Amazon basin as a mysterious spirit of the water.