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Candide (The Bedford Series in History and Culture), Voltaire
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Author:    Voltaire

Title:   Candide (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Good

Publisher:    Bedford/St. Martin's September 1998

ISBN Number:    0312148542 / 9780312148546

Seller ID:   125635

Moderate cover wear, firm binding, unmarked text. First portion of text is corner creased.

An Eighth Day View:

"Candide," Voltaire's biting portrayal of eighteenth-century European society, is a central text of the Enlightenment and essential reading for history students today. Preserving the text's provocative nature, Daniel Gordon's new translation enhances "Candide"'s read-ability and highlights the text's wit and satire for twentieth-century readers. The introduction places the work and its author in historical context, showing students how the complexities of Voltaire's life relate to the events, philosophy, and characters of "Candide." A related documents section -- with personal correspondence to and from Voltaire -- gives students another lens through which to view this influential thinker. Helpful editorial features include explanatory notes throughout the text and a chronology of Voltaire's life.

Price = 3.50 USD



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