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Candide and other stories

by Voltaire

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [xli]-xlii).

    StatementVoltaire ; translated, with an introduction and notes, by Roger Pearson.
    SeriesOxford world"s classics, Oxford world"s classics (Oxford University Press)
    ContributionsPearson, Roger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2075 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 329 p. ;
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL489369M
    ISBN 100192834266
    LC Control Number98219831

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Voltaire is a famous philosopher of the Enlightenment, and Candide his most famous work. It's very short, less than a hundred pages, and the edition I read filled out the book with three other novellas, Zadig, Ingenu, The White Bull and a short story Micromegas/5(5).

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Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's "philosophical tales," in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good published init was an instant bestseller and has come to be regarded as one of the key texts of the Enlightenment.

What Candide does for chivalric romance, the other tales in this selection-- Micromegas, Zadig, The Ingenu, and /5(5). Book Summary Candide begins in the German town of Westphalia, where Candide, a young man, lives in the castle of Baron of Thunder-ten-tronckh.A noted philosopher, Doctor Pangloss, tutors the baron on philosophical optimism, the idea that "all is for the best in this best of all worlds.".

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As a young man, Candide lives in Westphalia with a powerful baron. One day the baron finds Candide kissing Cunégonde, his daughter. He literally kicks Candide in the ass out the door.

He is now homeless and faces one disaster after another as he travels from country to country. Candide is a satire by Voltaire that was that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Candide and in-depth analyses of Candide, Pangloss, Martin, and Cacambo.

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