“Candide”: Optimism Demolished (review). Michael Weber. Philosophy and Literature, Volume 17, Number 2, October , pp. (Review). Published. Candide: optimism demolished / Haydn Mason. Candide. Physical Description : xvi, p. ; 23 cm. ISBN: (pbk.) (cloth). Locate a. Candide: Optimism Demolished by Haydn Mason, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Human beings are not only greedy, treacherous, optimusm unpredictable, but also delightfully foolish. As for Eldorado, Mason argues that it is indeed a model for imitation, but more in spirit than in precise details: In the second chapter, Mason adumbrates the qualities which he Reviews believes enabled Candide’s eventual establishment as a masterpiece: No ratings or reviews yet.


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The “background” chapters are, generally speaking, fairly standard stuff tracing the development of Voltaire’s disenchantment widi philosophical optimism and die wary critical reception of his tale. Mason points out diat owing to its slight form, its flippancy, and its occasional obscenity, Candide needed ddmolished over a century to attain anything like the status of an accepted “classic,” and this belated recognition can be largely credited to the ardent admiration of Flaubert.

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