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The Resource Candide, or, Optimism : a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; translated and edited by Robert M. Adams

Candide, or, Optimism : a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; translated and edited by Robert M. Adams

Label
Candide, or, Optimism : a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism
Title
Candide, or, Optimism
Title remainder
a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Voltaire ; translated and edited by Robert M. Adams
Title variation
Optimism
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents an annotated edition of the story of a simple, optimistic man whose travels take him from one disaster to another; and includes backgrounds, a selection of critical essays, and a summary of the debate surrounding Voltaire's works
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
843/.5
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2082.C3
LC item number
E5 1991
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
Label
Candide, or, Optimism : a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; translated and edited by Robert M. Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Norton critical edition"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209])
Contents
Text of Candide, or Optimism -- "Candide" and Mademoiselle "Cunegonde": Note on their names -- Candide -- Backgrounds -- Summary: Intellectual backgrounds / Robert M. Adams -- Well, everything is well -- Voltaire at Les Delices and at Ferney / Gustave Lanson -- [Gestation: Candide assembling itself] / Haydn Mason -- English visitors to Ferney: Sampling -- August 1763 -- Edward Gibbon -- December 1764 -- James Boswell -- August 1771 -- Rev. Norton Nicholls -- July 1770 -- Charles Burney -- (Eighth Duke of Hamilton), July 1772 -- John Moore -- Douglas Hamilton -- Criticism: Conte defined / Robert M. Adams -- Checklist of the Contes of Voltaire, and related writings -- [Tone, pace, insinuation] / Erich Auerbach -- [Voltaire and Candide] / I. O. Wade -- Quality of Candide / J. G. Weightman -- [Voltaire's escape from pascal] / Ernst Cassirer -- Getting the point / Robert M. Adams -- Climate of controversy -- Voltaire's Faith -- Voltaire: Letter on the subject of candide -- [What did Voltaire mean by l'Infame?] / Peter Gay -- Andre Delattre -- Voltaire's Greatness -- Joseph de Maistre -- Victor Hugo -- Edmond and Jules Goncourt -- Voltaire's Coherence -- Emile Faguet -- Daniel Mornet -- Raymond Naves -- Voltaire's Humanity -- Madame de Stael -- Gustave Lanson -- Voltaire's Style -- Hippolyte Taine -- John Morley -- Short Takes: Anatole France -- Gustave Flaubert -- George Saintsbury -- Andre Bellessort -- Emile Faguet -- Frederick the Great -- S. G. Tallentyre -- Peter Gay -- Stendhal -- [Pangloss's song] -- Richard Wilbur -- Thomas Jefferson -- Jacques Van Den Heuvel -- Andre Delattre -- Hugo Friedrich -- Voltaire's apotheosis -- Paul Valery
Control code
5648510
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 208, [1] p.
Isbn
9780393960587
Lccn
90036677
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21483775
  • (OCoLC)21483775
Label
Candide, or, Optimism : a fresh translation, backgrounds, criticism, Voltaire ; translated and edited by Robert M. Adams
Publication
Note
"A Norton critical edition"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209])
Contents
Text of Candide, or Optimism -- "Candide" and Mademoiselle "Cunegonde": Note on their names -- Candide -- Backgrounds -- Summary: Intellectual backgrounds / Robert M. Adams -- Well, everything is well -- Voltaire at Les Delices and at Ferney / Gustave Lanson -- [Gestation: Candide assembling itself] / Haydn Mason -- English visitors to Ferney: Sampling -- August 1763 -- Edward Gibbon -- December 1764 -- James Boswell -- August 1771 -- Rev. Norton Nicholls -- July 1770 -- Charles Burney -- (Eighth Duke of Hamilton), July 1772 -- John Moore -- Douglas Hamilton -- Criticism: Conte defined / Robert M. Adams -- Checklist of the Contes of Voltaire, and related writings -- [Tone, pace, insinuation] / Erich Auerbach -- [Voltaire and Candide] / I. O. Wade -- Quality of Candide / J. G. Weightman -- [Voltaire's escape from pascal] / Ernst Cassirer -- Getting the point / Robert M. Adams -- Climate of controversy -- Voltaire's Faith -- Voltaire: Letter on the subject of candide -- [What did Voltaire mean by l'Infame?] / Peter Gay -- Andre Delattre -- Voltaire's Greatness -- Joseph de Maistre -- Victor Hugo -- Edmond and Jules Goncourt -- Voltaire's Coherence -- Emile Faguet -- Daniel Mornet -- Raymond Naves -- Voltaire's Humanity -- Madame de Stael -- Gustave Lanson -- Voltaire's Style -- Hippolyte Taine -- John Morley -- Short Takes: Anatole France -- Gustave Flaubert -- George Saintsbury -- Andre Bellessort -- Emile Faguet -- Frederick the Great -- S. G. Tallentyre -- Peter Gay -- Stendhal -- [Pangloss's song] -- Richard Wilbur -- Thomas Jefferson -- Jacques Van Den Heuvel -- Andre Delattre -- Hugo Friedrich -- Voltaire's apotheosis -- Paul Valery
Control code
5648510
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 208, [1] p.
Isbn
9780393960587
Lccn
90036677
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm21483775
  • (OCoLC)21483775

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