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Candide, Zadig and selected tales

by Voltaire

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Revised and updated bibliog.

Statementtranslated and with an introduction, by Donald M. Frame.
SeriesA Signet classic
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22454612M
ISBN 100451519809

  France's most distinguished man of letters. This essential collection from the genius Voltaire includes his masterpiece and best-known work Candide, as well as his novel Zadig and fourteen short stories: 'Micromegas,' 'The World as It Is,' 'Memnon,' 'Bababec and the Fakirs,' 'History of Scarmentado's Travels,' 'Plato's Dream,' 'Account of the Sickness, Confession, Death, and Apparition . Voltaire's razor-sharp satire on philosophical optimism, Candide, is coupled here with another of the author's most celebrated works, Zadig. Both challenge the moral and philosophical orthodoxies of the day with humor and sly wit, while parodying the clichéd formulas of so many contemporary novels.

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This book not only has Candide and Zadig, his two major stories, but a lot of shorter satires that are as brilliant as the novels. Voltaire, in 18th century France, was a prolific satirical writer and defender of civil liberties and freedom of thought/5(25).

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Connect with one of our Classics tutors now. Genre/Form: Translations Short stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Voltaire, Candide, Zadig, and selected stories. New York: New American.Candide, thus driven out of this terrestrial paradise, rambled a long time without knowing where he went; sometimes he raised his eyes, all bedewed with tears, towards heaven, and sometimes he cast a melancholy look towards the magnificent castle, where dwelt the fairestFile Size: KB.First 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 The White Bull--do for science fiction, the Oriental tale, the sentimental novel, and the Old Testament.