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Folklore and Story

A guide to research in folklore and story telling.

Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks

Encyclopedia Mythica

Finding Myths

Myth Sources

Subject Headings in the ASU Online Catalog for Mythology

Mythology Chinese
Mythology Norse
Mythology Hindu
Mythology Etc.

Indian Mythology North America
Publo Mythology (and other tribes



Myth Encyclopedias in Reference

In West Reference and Stacks (2nd floor), call number range BL 303-1000


Guide to the Gods

BL 473 .L43 1992 West Stacks

The gods are arranged by functions and attributes for comparisons.  They are briefly identified and linked to a bibliography for more information.


Goddesses in World Mythology

BL 473.5 .A66 West Stacks

And Online!

Identifies goddesses worldwide and includes an index by attribute.  Use the bibliography for more information.


Larousse World Mythology

BL 311 .G683 1965 West Stacks

A standard guide to mythology.  Entries are in essay format.


Dictionary of Native American Mythology
E 98 .R3 G46 1992 West Ref

Also with this source are books on healing, shamanism and Native American religion.

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