Cinderella as masochist, Red Riding Hood as trickster: new book resurrects ' troubling' Charles Perrault: the modern fairytale's fairy godfather. Year Published: ; Language: English; Country of Origin: Germany; Source: Edwardes, M., Taylor, E., trans. (). Grimm's Fairy Tales. New York: Maynard. "Little Red Riding Hood ", or "Little Red Ridinghood ", also known as "Little Red Cap" or simply " Red Riding Hood ", is a European fairy tale about a young girl and Tale · Tale's history · Interpretations · Modern uses and. She is sick and weak, and they will do her. Who does not know that these gentle wolves are of all such creatures the most dangerous! See BNF note online. When the giants note Thor's unladylike eyes, eating, and drinking, Loki explains them as Freyja's not having slept, or eaten, or drunk, out of longing for the wedding. Views Read Edit View history.