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Candide or Optimism

By: Voltaire Torrey, N.L.(Volume editor)

Part of the Crofts Classics series
0882951009 / 9780882951003
Paperback / softback
843.5
01/01/1985
Stock expected by 26/01/2020
United States
127 x 197 mm, 124 grams 118 pages
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This edition is essentially that of Richard Aldington edited with reference to the French editions by Andre Morize and George R.

Havens. Norman L. Torrey's introduction is a brief commentary on Voltaire's central purpose of reducing the doctrine of philosophical optimism to absurdity.

Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Voltaire and a selected bibliography.

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FC Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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