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Candide

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The French satire Candide, or l'Optimisme was first published in 1759 by Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. Numerous translations of the novella exist today. The English titles of these translations are Candide: or, All for the Best, Candide: or, The Optimist, and Candide: Optimism. In Candide, a gentle man clings tenaciously to the idea that his life is "the best of all possible worlds" despite being battered and slapped by fate from all sides. This eighteenth-century classic, which initially appears to be a funny, bantering story, is actually a vicious, satiric jab at the philosophical optimism that argues all tragedy and human misery is a result of a kind cosmic plan. The timeless story of Candide by the French philosopher is quick, humorous, and frequently provocative.

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  • Print Length: 134 Pages
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