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Published: 17 April 2008

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199535613

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Candide and Other Stories

New Edition

Translated by Roger Pearson

Oxford World's Classics

  • This well-established selection of Voltaire's philosophical stories is now updated and expanded to include the verse tale What Pleases the Ladies
  • The most extensive one-volume selection currently available.
  • Revised introduction reflects recent critical debates and includes a new section on Voltaire's verse tales, increasingly seen as belonging with his prose tales.
  • Revised notes and updated bibliography.

New to this Edition:

  • A verse translation of Ce qui plaît aux dames' (What Pleases the Ladies), Voltaire's best verse tale.
  • Updated translations, revised introduction and notes, and updated bibliography.

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