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Candide, or, Optimism

Author: Voltaire ...; Burton Raffel
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Online-Ausg.]View all editions and formats
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The translation of choice for twenty-first-century readers of Voltaire's satiric masterpiece.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire ...; Burton Raffel
ISBN: 0300106556 9780300106558
OCLC Number: 704612074
Notes: "Translated from the German of Dr. Ralph with additions found in the doctor's pocket when he died, at Minden, in the year of our Lord 1759."
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 132 p.)
Responsibility: Voltaire ; translated by Burton Raffel.

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"Burton Raffel has provided a readable, sprightly, intelligent translation of Candide. In clear, idiomatic, even elegant English he reproduces the brisk, staccato pace of this famous tale, its Read more...

 
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