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Candide: Or, Optimism
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|October 11, 2005

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In this splendid new translation of Voltaire’s satiric masterpiece, all the celebrated wit, irony, and trenchant social commentary of one of the great works of the Enlightenment is restored and refreshed. Voltaire may have cast a jaundiced eye on…
The Portable Voltaire
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|July 28, 1977

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Includes Part One of Candide ; three stories; selections from The Philosophical Dictionary, The Lisbon Earthquake , and other works; and thirty-five letters.
Candide: Or Optimism
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|February 24, 2009

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Theo Cuffe's marvelous translation of Voltaire's satirical masterpiece With its vibrant new translation and perceptive introduction this new edition of Voltaire’s masterpiece belongs in the hands of every reader pondering our assumptions about human…
International Short Stories (French Stories)

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Contents A Piece of Bread By Francois Coppee The Elixir of Life By Honore De Balzac The Age For Love By Paul Bourget Mateo Falcone By Prosper Merimee The Mirror By Catulle Mendes My Nephew Joseph By Ludovic Halevy A Forest Betrothal By Erckmann-chatrian Zadig the…
Voltaire: Treatise On Tolerance
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|December 11, 2000

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The works presented in this volume, in a new English translation, are among the most important and characteristic texts of the Enlightenment, and bring together all three aspects of Voltaire: the writer, the doer and the philosophe. Originating in Voltaire's…
Candide
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|January 1, 1991

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Witty and caustic, Candide has ranked as one of the world's great satires since its first publication in 1759. In the story of the trials and travails of the youthful Candide, his mentor Dr. Pangloss, and a host of other characters, Voltaire mercilessly…
Candide: A Dual-Language Book
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|August 11, 1993

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Voltaire's brilliant satire, in the original French, with a new and exacting English translation on the opposing page. Through the adventures of Candide, we experience life's most crushing misfortunes, see the redeeming wisdom those misfortunes can bring…
Candide and Other Stories
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|November 3, 1992

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Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic…
Voltaire's Candide: Or, The Optimist. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

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Lettres Choisies de Voltaire, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Before Voltaire: The French Origins Of Newtonian Mechanics, 1680-1715
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|June 8, 2018

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We have grown accustomed to the idea that scientific theories are embedded in their place and time. But in the case of the development of mathematical physics in eighteenth-century France, the relationship was extremely close. In Before Voltaire , J.B. Shank…
Voltaire en Vacances: Comédie-Vaudeville en Deux Actes (Classic Reprint)

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