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Candide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticism

Author: Voltaire; Robert M Adams
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1966.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The absurd satire in which Candide's teacher and his philosophy of all being right with the world are refuted.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Candide; or, Optimism.
New York, Norton [1966]
(OCoLC)651750320
Named Person: Voltaire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire; Robert M Adams
ISBN: 039305327X 9780393053272
OCLC Number: 1175565
Description: viii, 194 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Backgrounds; Summary: The intellectual backgrounds --
Well, everything is well / Voltaire --
Voltaire at :es Delices and at Ferney / Gustave Lanson --
[The "moment" of Candide and the ideas of Voltaire] / Andre Morize --
The principle of plenitude and eighteenth-century optimism / A.O. Lovejoy --
Criticism; [Voltaire: The storyteller's art] / Georges Ascoli --
[Providence, pessimism, and absurdity] / Rene Pomeau --
[Voltaire and Candide] / I.O. Wade --
The quality of Candide / J.G. Weightman --
Candide on work and candide as ousider / Robert M. Adams --
The climate of controversy.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Candide.
Candide
Optimism
Responsibility: translated and edited by Robert M. Adams.

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The absurd satire in which Candide's teacher and his philosophy of all being right with the world are refuted.

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