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Candide (Third edition.)

By: Voltaire Cronk, Nicholas (Oxford University)(Edited by)

Part of the Norton Critical Editions series
0393932524 / 9780393932522
Paperback
17/06/2016
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United States
Classics
21 cm 250 pages
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Translated from the French.

The novella has never been out of print and has been translated into every conceivable language.

The text of this Norton Critical Edition remains that of Robert M.

Adams's superlative translation, accompanied by explanatory annotations. This edition also includes: A full introduction by Nicholas Cronk; Five background studies of Enlightenment ideas and themes (by Richard Holmes, Adam Gopnik, W.

H. Barber, Haydn Mason and Nicholas Cronk), four of these new to the third edition; Eight critical essays-six of them new to this edition-representing a wide range of approaches to Candide.

Contributors include J. G. Weightman, Roger Pearson, Dennis Fletcher, Robin Howells, James J.

Lynch, Philip Stewart, Erich Auerbach and Jean Starobinski.

A revised and expanded Selected Bibliography is also included.

BIC:

2ADF French, DSBD Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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