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The Resource Candide, or Optimism : the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; edited by Nicholas Cronk

Candide, or Optimism : the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; edited by Nicholas Cronk

Label
Candide, or Optimism : the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism
Title
Candide, or Optimism
Title remainder
the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Voltaire ; edited by Nicholas Cronk
Title variation
Optimism
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"This Norton Critical Edition includes Robert M. Adam's superlative translation, accompanied by explanatory annotations, an introduction by Nicholas Cronk, six background studies of Enlightenment ideas and themes ... seven critical essays -- five of them new to this edition-- representing a wide range of approaches to Candide, intended to deepen the reader's response to the work, [and] a bibliography for further study."--Back cover
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1694-1778
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Voltaire
Dewey number
843/.5
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated into English from the original French
LC call number
PQ2082.C3
LC item number
E5 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adams, Robert M.
  • Cronk, Nicholas
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
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  • Voltaire
  • French fiction
Label
Candide, or Optimism : the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; edited by Nicholas Cronk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Preface to the second edtion -- The text of Candide, or optimism -- Appendix: Letter on the subject of Candide / Voltaire -- Backgrounds -- Voltaire's grin / Richard Holmes -- Voltaire's garden : The philosopher as a campaigner for human rights / Adam Gopnik -- The question of optimism / W.H. Barber -- Candide and the philosophy of the garden / Dennis Fletcher -- Gestation: Candide assembling itself / Haydn Mason -- The Voltairean genre of the Conte Philosophique: Does it exsits? / Nicholas Cronk -- Criticism -- The quality of Candide / J. G. Weightman -- Does Candide learn? Genre, discourse, and satire in Candide / Robin Howells -- Romance conventions in Voltaire's Candide / James J. Lynch -- Holding the mirror up to fiction: generic parody in Candide / Philip Stewart -- Voltaire's style: tone, pace, insinuation / Erich Auerbach -- On Candid'e philosophical style / Jean Starobinski -- The status of fiction in Voltaire's Contes / Jack Undank
Control code
ocn914228230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xiv, 265 pages
Isbn
9780393932522
Lccn
2015050883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)914228230
Label
Candide, or Optimism : the Robert M. Adams translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; edited by Nicholas Cronk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Preface to the second edtion -- The text of Candide, or optimism -- Appendix: Letter on the subject of Candide / Voltaire -- Backgrounds -- Voltaire's grin / Richard Holmes -- Voltaire's garden : The philosopher as a campaigner for human rights / Adam Gopnik -- The question of optimism / W.H. Barber -- Candide and the philosophy of the garden / Dennis Fletcher -- Gestation: Candide assembling itself / Haydn Mason -- The Voltairean genre of the Conte Philosophique: Does it exsits? / Nicholas Cronk -- Criticism -- The quality of Candide / J. G. Weightman -- Does Candide learn? Genre, discourse, and satire in Candide / Robin Howells -- Romance conventions in Voltaire's Candide / James J. Lynch -- Holding the mirror up to fiction: generic parody in Candide / Philip Stewart -- Voltaire's style: tone, pace, insinuation / Erich Auerbach -- On Candid'e philosophical style / Jean Starobinski -- The status of fiction in Voltaire's Contes / Jack Undank
Control code
ocn914228230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xiv, 265 pages
Isbn
9780393932522
Lccn
2015050883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)914228230

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