Note: Coming soon: more unpublished sources and citations of research by South Sudanese in South Sudan (Thesis projects and other unpublished research projects)
Collections of Sudanese and South Sudanese Folktales
Abdallah, Ali Lufti. (1999). The Clever Sheikh of the Butana and Other Stories: Sudanese Folktales. Interlink Pub Group, Inc.
Deng, Francis. (1984). Dinka Folktales: African Stories from the Sudan. Holmes & Meier Publishers.
Moboung, Rebecca. The Shoemaker: A Tale from South Sudan.
Research on Sudanese and South Sudanese Folklore
Arensen, Jonathan. (1993). Mice are Men: Language and Society among the Murle of Sudan. Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Dafalla, Muawia Mohamed. (2015). Interpretations of a Sudanese Folktale. Vol. 5, No. 5. American International Journal of Contemporary Research.
El-Nour, Eiman Abbas H. (2011). Not Just a Pretty Face: Women as Storytellers and Subjects in the Folktales of Northern Sudan. Vol. 48, No. 2. TYDSCRIF vir Letterkunde.
McMahon, Felicia R. (2009). Not Just Child’s Play: Emerging Tradition and the Lost Boys of Sudan. University Press of Mississippi.
Mitchnik, Helen. (1979). Egyptian and Sudanese Folktales. Oxford University Press.
Zaki, Muna Ibrahim. (2015). Sudanese Proverbs: Translated, Transliterated and Explained. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
General Research and Resources on Folktales and Folklore
Ethiopian Folktales. A Storytelling Collecting Project co-led by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education and the British Council in Ethiopia.
Jeppesen, Jonas Agerbaek. (2012). Folktales for Social Change: A Study of Dialogic Democracy, Oral Culture and Communication for Social Change in Rural Malawi. Master’s Thesis. Roskilde University.
Kim, Hae-ri. “The Role of Folktales Today,” Telling Tales from Southeast Asia and Korea: a Teacher’s Guide.
Narrative and Storytelling for Peacebuilding
Center for Narrative and Conflict Resolution. George Mason University.
McKee, Robert Guy. Storytelling for Peace-building: Towards Sustainable Cultural Diversity. GIALens. 2008 (3).
Monk, Gerald D. and John Winslade. (2012). When Stories Clash: Addressing Conflict with Narrative Mediation. Focus Books.
Oelrich, Inger Lise. (2014). The New Story: Storytelling as a Pathway to Peace. Troubadour Publishing Ltd UK.
Jeppesen, Jonas Agarbaek. (2012). Folktales for Social Change: A Study of Dialogic Democracy, Oral Culture and Communication for Social Change in Rural Malawi. Master’s Thesis. Roskilde University.
Winslade, John and Gerald D. Monk. (2000). Narrative Mediation: a new approach to conflict resolution. Jossey-Bass.