Books published in 1759

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Ausgewhlte Fabeln

  [german | 1759]  

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing


Summary: [Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January 1729 - 15 February 1781) was a German writer philosopher dramatist publicist and art critic and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature. He is widely considered by theatre historians to be the first dramaturg.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 389

Candide

  [english | 1759]  

Voltaire


Excerpts: [... sat upon him, and he was asked which he liked better, to run the gauntlet six and thirty times through the whole regiment, or to have his brains blown ...... said the orator, do you hold the Pope to be Antichrist? Truly, I never heard anything about it, said Candide, but whether he is or not, I am ...... by affirming that things could not be otherwise that they were. For, said he, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | banned books | satireDownloads: 342

Candide Ou Loptimisme

  [french | 1759]  

Voltaire


Summary: [Candide ou lOptimisme est un conte philosophique de Voltaire paru Genve en janvier 1759. Il a t rdit vingt fois du vivant de lauteur (plus de cinquante aujourdhui) ce qui en fait un des plus grands succs littraires franais.Anonyme en 1759 Candide est attribu un certain Monsieur le Docteur Ralph en 1761 la suite du remaniement du texte par Voltaire. Ce titre ronflant donne tout de suite le ton ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 316

Candido O El Optimismo

  [spanish | 1759]  

Voltaire


Summary: [Me gustaria leer el te libro por que se discutira en clase]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humorDownloads: 229

Rasselas Prince Of Abyssinia

  [english | 1759]  

Samuel Johnson


Summary: [Rasselas prince of Abyssinia (or Ethiopia) grows dissatisfied with the unceasing pleasures of his utopian home in the Happy Valley. According to Ethiopian tradition the children of royalty were confined to an edenic valley secluded from the harsh realities of the outside world. Rather than being seen as a paradise by Rasselas Happy Valley is instead considered to be a prison harboring boredom and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 318