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Candide, or Optimism

Author: Voltaire, pseud. van François-Marie Arouet.; Burton Raffel
Publisher: New Haven [etc.] : Yale University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Voltaire, pseud. van François-Marie Arouet.; Burton Raffel
ISBN: 0300106556 9780300106558 0300119879 9780300119879
OCLC Number: 774169762
Description: xxix, 132 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Voltaire ; transl. ed. 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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