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Candide | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Voltaire's Candide. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Candide that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Barnes, Julian. "A Candid View of Candide." The Guardian. Guardian News and Media, 01 July 2011. Web. 19 June 2016.

Davidson, Ian. Voltaire: A Life. New York: Pegasus, 2010. Print.

Johnson, M. "The Delightful Voltaire." The American Spectator43.6 (2010): 68-70. Print.

Voltaire. God & Human Beings. Trans. Mike Shreve. Amherst: Prometheus, 2010. Print.

Voltaire, Theo Cuffe, and Michael Wood. Candide, or Optimism . New York: Penguin, 2005. Print.

Course Hero. "Candide Infographic." Course Hero. 12 Sep. 2016. Web. 8 Jan. 2020. <>.

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