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Author Voltaire, 1694-1778.

Title Candide and other stories / Voltaire ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Pearson
Edition New ed
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (1, 301 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Candide -- Micromegas -- Zadig -- What pleases the ladies -- The ingenu -- The white bull
Summary Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's 'philosophical tales', in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good sense. This edition includes four other prose tales - Micromegas, Zadig, The Ing--ecirc--;nu, and The White Bull - and a verse tale based on Chaucer's The Wife of Bath's Tale, : What Pleases the Ladies. - ;'If this is the best of all possible worlds, then what must the others be like?'. Young Candide is tossed on a hilarious tide of misfortune, experiencing the full horror and injustice of this 'best of all possible worlds' - the Old and the New - before finally acc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xlv-xlvii)
Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the French
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Subject Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Translations into English
SUBJECT Voltaire, 1694-1778 fast
Subject FICTION / General
Genre/Form short stories.
Short stories
Short stories.
Short stories.
Form Electronic book
Author Pearson, Roger
ISBN 9780191517709
Other Titles Short stories. Selections. English