Candide: and Related Texts

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Hackett Publishing, 15. 9. 2000 - 190 strán (strany)

David Wootton's scalpel-sharp translation of Candide features a brilliant Introduction, a map of Candide's travels, and a selection of those writings of Voltaire, Leibniz, Pope and Rousseau crucial for fully appreciating this eighteenth-century satiric masterpiece that even today retains its celebrated bite.

 

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Candide or Optimism
1
Voltaires Letter of 1 April 1759 to the Journal Encyclopedique
81
Leibniz Metaphysics Summarized
84
Pope Essay on Man 173334 Selections
86
Rousseau versus Voltaire
95
Poem on the Lisbon Disaster
99
JeanJacques Rousseau Letter to Voltaire on Optimism 18 August 1756
108
The History of the Travels of Scarmentado Written by Himself 1756
123
Voltaires Correspondence
132
Well All Is from the Portable Philosophical Dictionary 1764
137
Wives Obey Your Husbands
143
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David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History, University of York.

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