Year 12 Lit: Candide, or Optimism
Year 12 Lit: Candide, or Optimism
Mr Jacob Gasparini
A podcast for Loyola College's Year 12 Literature class.
Candide Podcast Ep 3 - Pangloss and Leibniz
Mr O'Sullivan and Mr Gasparini delve into the super positive world of Lebnizian philosophy and its caricature in Pangloss.
Jun 20, 2017
29 min
Candide Podcast Ep 2 - Eldorado and Utopia
A look into Candide's month long visit to Eldorado and Voltaire's attack on 'the best of all possible worlds.'
Jun 7, 2017
31 min
Candide Podcast Ep 0.1 - Background
A brief look at the life of Voltaire and how the socio-historical context influenced his writing.
Jun 7, 2017
17 min
Candide Podcast Ep 1 - Horrors Of Humanity
A quick overview of the horrible events that Candide and his merry band were subjected to by Voltaire.
Jun 7, 2017
22 min