Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9780859897235 Published July 2003 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Candide

ou l'optimisme, seconde partie (1760)

Edited by Edouard M. Langille

Candide

Edited by Edouard M. Langille

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

128 pages | 8-9/10 x 5-9/10
Paper $26.00 ISBN: 9780859897235 Published July 2003 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Pastiche, imitation but also a continuation of Voltaire’s most celebrated tale, Candide, seconde partie, picks up many of the original’s themes.  Leibniz, Descartes and Newton are gently mocked; Pascal is accused of trying to make us hate humankind.  If it cannot begin to compare with Voltaire’s masterpiece, the tale is nonetheless an amusing and instructive imitation.
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