The Resource Candide and other stories, (ebook)

Candide and other stories, (ebook)

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Candide and other stories
Title
Candide and other stories
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Language
eng
Summary
"Candide" is the famous satire and best-known work by Voltaire. First published in 1759, "Candide" is the story of its central character who travels throughout Europe and South America experiencing and witnessing much misfortune on the way. It is within the clever construct of this narrative that Voltaire refutes the philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, whose central idea was that life was the best of all possible worlds and that disasters, should they occur, were harbingers of better things to come. Voltaire found this philosophy insultingly ridiculous and within the humorous and satirical construct of this work he effectively exposes the idiocy of a philosophy that was so pervasive in his time. Also included in this volume are the additional short stories 'Micromegas', 'Zadig', 'The Huron (The Ingenu)', 'The White Bull', and the poem 'What Pleases the Ladies'
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Midwest
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1694-1778
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Voltaire
Dewey number
843/.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Pearson, Roger
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
The World's classics
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  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Imaginary letters
  • Voltaire
  • French fiction
Target audience
adult
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Candide and other stories, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420937381
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908258
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908258
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MWT11908258
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Candide and other stories, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420937381
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908258
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908258
System control number
MWT11908258
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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