"A Myth Becomes Reality": Kaspar Hauser as Messianic Wild Child

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Ulrich Struve;
(1998)

The topos of the "Wild Child" occupies an important place in the mythic and literary imagination of the West. The European climax of a long line of wild children, Kaspar Hauser was a nineteenth-century German foundling whose fate has inspired a host of novels, dramas, n... View more
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