Grandma, what a long history you have! The origins of “Little Red Riding Hood”

See on Scoop.itFairy tales, Folklore, and Myths

New research suggests the famous children’s story can be traced back to the 11th century

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

What we knew of Little Red Riding Hood’s long history, and of the impact this story has had on today’s culture, has been documented by a number of scholars. This new work of scholarship, showing that there was so much more to know, demonstrates the importance and relevance of studying fairy tales, their origins, and their distribution around the world.

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