Links and Sources
Jefferson Parish Public Library Catalog -
SCA Minstrels Homepage - http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/minstrel.html - Info about the bardic arts, and many links to song and storytelling sources.
Codex Fabliauum - http://home.earthlink.net/~yevsha/SCA/codex.html - Primary sources for stories, organized by place and time period. Mostly lists books, with a few online sources. A must-see for the serious storyteller.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook Medieval Literary Texts - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook2.html#lit2 - Just what the title says, all online.
Specific Online Texts
Note: I specifically selected short texts, this is not a list of all online medieval stories I know of.
Arthurian Texts from the Camelot Project -
- All Arthur, all the time.
Ballads Lyrics and Poems of Old France - ftp://uiarchive.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/etext/gutenberg/etext97/blpof10.txt
The Canterbury Tales - http://www.vt.edu/vt98/academics/books/chaucer/ChaucerIndex.html - In modern(ish) English.
The Decameron - http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Italian_Studies/dweb/dec_ov/dec_ov.html
Guillaume Marchaut - http://www.medieval.org/emfaq/composers/machaut.html - Poem-songs of the French 14th century troubadour, in French.
Medieval Irish Poetry - http://www.dnaco.net/~mobrien/irishptr/irepoems/index.html
The Robin Hood Project - http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/rh/rhaumenu.htm
Shakespeare's Sonnets - http://eng.hss.cmu.edu/poetry/sonnets/
Suggestions For Selecting a Bardic Piece