Fairy Tale History: Cinderella

When people say the name Cinderella, many jump to the 1950’s Disney version of the story. Or perhaps, you think of Disney’s 2015 reimagining. However, few know that the origins of the folktale date to the 1st century BCE, with its current format being...

Fairy Tale History: Little Red Riding Hood

The story of Red Riding Hood is known throughout the world, with the origins debated as being either Europe in the 11th or 17th century, the Middle East, or even China. While these stories are all fairly similar, they belong to two threads. One of these is The Wolf...

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