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Laura Gibbs

Week 5 Myth-Folklore Curation

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As before, I'm grabbing one item from the Known stream, one from Pinterest, and one from Twitter.

My favorite Known post was about one of my favorite Japanese folktale characters: the trickster tanuki! I made a Flickr Gallery with photos that people had posted of tanukis there. Here's a screenshot of the thumbnails: Tanuki Gallery at Flickr.

My favorite thing that I pinned for Myth-Folklore was this 1911 film of Dante's Inferno that I learned about via Open Culture:

My favorite item Twitter was this collection of mermaid images: A (Tail) Flap of Mermaids. There are some wonderful images here; I like this one by Walter Crane the best: The Mermaid Dance, c. 1880s.