Candide

A Play in Five Acts
Product Number: EB00783749
Released: Nov 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781434442628
Publisher: Wildside Press
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Description

Voltaire's classic novel CANDIDE has been adapted many times through many different forms of media, but this 20th-century dramatic version is one of the best. Voltaire's story endures because the character of Candide is capable of being moved to any time or place, and still be understood--and enjoyed--by a brand new audience. In an irrational world where only diehard optimists like Dr. Pangloss can believe that everything is for the best, Voltaire's dissection of human follies rings true, even today. In the end, his best advice to the individual trying to cope with the joys and sorrows of everyday life is just to..."Cultivate your garden!"

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Author(s): Voltaire
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Jan 14, 2014

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