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  Candide: The Musical
Cunegonde, not wishing to be left behind in this subject, finds an excuse to return to the classroom where she finds that the good doctor has mounted the willing maidservant.
Cunegonde, after being thoroughly ravished by the troupes, makes use of this rush of sexual knowledge to become a sought-after prostitute, and eventually the mistress, in Lisbon, of both a rich Jew and the Grand Inquisitor.
Making their escape, Candide and Cunegonde, along with the Old Lady, board a vessel heading for the New World, but, as luck would have it, the vessel is attacked by pirates, and Cunegonde, along with the Old Lady, is carried off for another round of ravishment.
www.theatrehistory.com /american/candide_001.html   (1238 words)

  
 Show Plot: Candide (1999): Music Theatre International - MTI - Musical Theatre Broadway Shows Available for Licensing
Thus Cunegonde is trapped - a victim of her own powers of attraction as well as her strong personal taste for luxury - Glitter and Be Gay.
Cunegonde is unhappy about betraying Candide but the Old Woman convinces her that marriage to the Governor would be financially advantageous to all of them, including Candide.
Cunegonde is nowhere to be found but they do meet up with Paquette, the chamber-maid from the Baron's castle, who tells them her story - another woeful tale of disease, prostitution and degradation.
www.mtishows.com /show_plot.asp?ID=000256   (2750 words)

  
 Powell's Books - Candide by
He concluded that, after the good fortune of having been born Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh, the second greatest good fortune was to be Lady Cunegonde; the third, to see her every day; and the fourth, to listen to Dr. Pangloss, the greatest philosopher in the province, and therefore in the whole world.
One day as Cunegonde was walking near the castle in the little wood known as "the park," she saw Dr. Pangloss in the bushes, giving a lesson in experimental physics to her mother's chambermaid, a very pretty and docile little brunette.
Since Lady Cunegonde was deeply interested in the sciences, she breathlessly observed the repeated experiments that were performed before her eyes.
www.powells.com /biblio?show=HARDCOVER:USED:0679642587:15.95&page=excerpt   (2279 words)

  
 Cunegonde - Definition, explanation
Cunegonde is a fictional character in the novel Candide.
Shortly afterwards, Cunegonde's family is attacked by a band of marauding soldiers and she is taken prisoner.
However, Cunegonde soon becomes the mistress of two wealthy Portuguese who decide to share her between them.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/cu/cunegonde.php   (197 words)

  
 Firesign Theatre: Lexicon, Part 1/4
CUNEGONDE: As in "Le Trent Huit Cunegonde" (The 38th Cunegonde).
A number of fans noted that Cunegonde is the daughter of the Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh, a central character in Voltaire's "Candide".
As for the origin of the name Cunegonde, Evan M Corcoran was kind enough to track this down with the help of his brother in France:...Here's what he came up with, from the five volume Grand Larousse dictionary, translated free for your personal libation: Cunegonde - (saint), Germanic imperatrice (v.
www.faqs.org /faqs/firesign-theatre/lexicon/part1   (2752 words)

  
  Sainte-Cunégonde Church on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Which is kind of pathetic since I used to be able to see it from my bedroom window.
The first mayor of Ste Cunegonde, Charles F. Lalonde, also served for a time as president of l’Association Saint Jean-Baptiste.
As you can see, this church is actually pretty historically significant to the area (it was still Ste Cunegonde parish even after the annexation), but by 1971 it was slated to be demolished - but was saved by the Catholic community, and is today a Korean Catholic church.
flickr.com /photos/58887204@N00/320679685   (411 words)

  
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Cunegonde tells the story of her escape from death and the adventures that brought her to Lisbon.
And Cunegonde's straightforward answer to Candide's question about her fate at the hands of the Bulgars is a perfect introduction to the down-to-earth character of Cunegonde.
Cunegonde claims to have yielded to neither man, though both are in love with her.
moneydick.com /books/VOLTAIRE_Francois/Francois_Voltaire_-_Candide.txt   (16841 words)

  
 Voltaire's 'Candide'; chapter 13 'Obliged To Part'
The beautiful Cunegonde having heard the old woman's story, paid her all the civilities that were due to a person of her rank and merit.
Cunegonde desired a quarter of an hour to consider the proposal, to consult with the old woman, and to make up her mind.
The flight of Cunegonde and Candide being by this means discovered, they were traced to Cadiz, where a vessel was immediately sent in pursuit of them; and now the vessel was in the port of Buenos-Ayres.
www.ourcivilisation.com /smartboard/shop/voltaire/candide/chap13.htm   (800 words)

  
 Voltiare Plot
Cunegonde collects all her jewelries and horses and flee with the old woman and Candide.
Cunegonde become discourage but the old woman reminds her that she has suffered more than Cunegonde did.
She is the daughter of Pope Urban X and the Princess of Palestine and was raised in a wealthy family.
members.tripod.com /voltaire16/plot_voltaire.htm   (2069 words)

  
 Schoolbytes: Candide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cunegonde was sold to Don Issachar, a Jewish businessman, but never let him touch her.
Cunegonde says the agreement has been going on for 6 months and she hasn’t let ether one touch her.
The Old Woman tells Cunegonde to stay with the Governor since the police were close behind Candide for the murder of the Grand Inquisitor.
www.schoolbytes.com /summary.php?id=20   (3224 words)

  
 Candide Synopsis
Cunegonde, the lovely daughter of the Baron, rejoiced in the knowledge that she was undoubtedly the most beautiful maiden in the kingdom and could look forward to a royal match.
Cunegonde delayed just long enough to gather all her jewels, but on the road to Cadiz nevertheless the jewels were stolen by a Franciscan friar, to their great disappointment.
Cunegonde had indeed been sold to a great sultan in Constantinople, and here she and Candide were at last reunited.
sun.menloschool.org /~sportman/westernstudies/first/19/synopsis.html   (1622 words)

  
 Candide Summary
Her daughter Cunegonde, aged seventeen, was rosy-checked, fresh, plump and tempting.
Candide loon became infatuated with the beauty of Cunegonde, and one day had an intimate encounter with her in the castle.
Cunegonde told her overjoyed lover that, since surviving the soldiers' obviously nonfatal mistreatment, she had served as a mistress to numerous men and currently worked for both a Jew and a Grand Inquisitor.
www.awerty.com /candide2.html   (1533 words)

  
 candide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Baron keeps resisting Candide's marriage to Cunegonde, no matter how many times he has saved her and how ugly she has become; Pangloss never learns anything at all, but keeps on seeing the world through his rose colored blinders.
Candide meets Pangloss who is ill with syphilis and tells Candide that Cunegonde was raped and disemboweled and she and her family are dead.
Cunegonde tells Candide her story and how she now is shared by a Jew, Don Issachar and the Grand Inquisitor.
novaonline.nv.cc.va.us /eli/eng252/candidestudy.html   (2568 words)

  
 Candide by Voltaire
The Old Woman - She is the woman who took care of Cunegonde, and it is found out that she was once a wealthy woman who suffered a fate similar to Candide and Cunegonde becoming a slave.
Miss Cunegonde - Candide loves her through the book, however, they are separated several times, she is raped and tortured by several men, and she looses nearly all her possessions, but by the end of the book, she marries Candide.
Candide lived in Westphalia with Cunegonde and was taught by the optimist philosopher Pangloss.
summarycentral.tripod.com /candide.htm   (869 words)

  
 Aisle Say (PA): CANDIDE
Meanwhile in Lisbon, Cunegonde has worked her way up to be the mistress of two powerful and rich men.
Cunegonde ends up in Constantinople and the ever-constant Candide searches until he finds her.
The role of Cunegonde is magnificently sung by the pretty and petite Anna Christy.
www.aislesay.com /PA-CANDIDE.html   (623 words)

  
 Candide ch.13
The fair Cunegonde, being thus made acquainted with the history of the old woman's life and adventures, paid her all the respect and civility due to a person of her rank and merit.
He made her a strong declaration of love, protesting that he was ready to give her his hand in the face of the Church, or otherwise, as should appear most agreeable to a young lady of her prodigious beauty.
Cunegonde desired leave to retire a quarter of an hour to consult the old woman, and determine how she should proceed.
filebox.vt.edu /users/jarober2/candide13.html   (747 words)

  
 Candide / 1989 Bernstein Recording
Candide tells them that Cunegonde too is miraculously alive, and that he is determined to marry her.
Cunegonde and the Old Lady are employed to encourage the gamblers, the Old Lady occasionally pressing a lever under the table to control the roulette wheel.
Cunegonde and the Old Lady bemoan their troubles in the boudoir, while Pangloss celebrates a big win before squandering it in the company of the ladies of the night.
www.geocities.com /bernsteincandide/89bernstein.html   (2188 words)

  
 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: The Best of All...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The plot explicity follows Candide's love affair with Cunegonde, which initially is torn apart by her percents score of his social positions.
Leaving the intricacies of the plot to the audience and to the realm of fantasy, the overall consistency of performances commands much respect Meredith's Candide is amazingly native up until the very end; his magnificant tenor voice as beautiful during his melancholy solo.
She brings to Cunegonde a spectacular verve and vibrancy most noticably her awe-inspiring solo, "Glitter and be Gay." Here, she mixes her characters sorrow and desolation at being separated from Candide and at being a where with her absolute glee with the baubles and jewels given her.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=218525   (712 words)

  
 Victoria Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cunegonde happens to attend this celebration where, to her horror, she sees her master hanged and her beloved Candide flogged.
Candide, Cunegonde and the Old Lady are forced to flee to Cadiz where, having lost their money, the Old Lady tried to repair their fortunes by offering her body to the elderly Dons in the city square.
Her success is minimal, but an imposing Businessman appears and miraculously offers Candide the job of leading a military mission to relieve the Jesuits of Montevideo, who are sorely beset by the neighboring heathen.
www.victoriatheatre.com /bway/cansyn.html   (929 words)

  
 Candide: Study Guide
At the end of this chapter we note that Candide gazed at Cunegonde "with hungry eyes".
In this chapter Cunegonde narrates her experiences of love, rape, and sexual passion with men.
Cunegonde is surprised that Candide can kill two people so easily.
www.auburn.edu /~mitrege/ENGL2210/study-guides/candide.html   (2477 words)

  
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A number of fans noted that Cunegonde is the daughter of the Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh, a central character in Voltaire's "Candide".
Cunegonde and its variants in other languages seems to be a standard name for what we would now call "bimbo" characters in European film.
One more historical note: I checked out Sainte Cunegonde, and as far as I could determine, she is not the patroness of anything.
home.earthlink.net /~ritter/firesign/lexicon/C.html   (928 words)

  
 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 2004055244
He concluded that, after the good fortune of having been born Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh, the second greatest good fortune was to be Lady Cunegonde; the third, to see her every day; and the fourth, to listen to Dr. Pangloss, the greatest philosopher in the province, and therefore in the whole world.
One day as Cunegonde was walking near the castle in the little wood known as "the park," she saw Dr. Pangloss in the bushes, giving a lesson in experimental physics to her mother's chambermaid, a very pretty and docile little brunette.
Since Lady Cunegonde was deeply interested in the sciences, she breathlessly observed the repeated experiments that were performed before her eyes.
www.loc.gov /catdir/samples/random051/2004055244.html   (2276 words)

  
 Candide / 1956 Broadway Production
He is unable to reconcile Dr. Pangloss's ideas with the bitter events that have occurred, but concludes that the fault must lie within himself, rather than in the philosophy of optimism.
Cunegonde turns up alive in Paris, a demi-mondaine in a house shared by a Marquis and a Sultan.
Cunegonde, Pangloss, and the Old Lady appear and within them a spark of optimism still flickers.
www.geocities.com /bernsteincandide/56broadway.html   (1091 words)

  
 Great Performances . Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" in Concert . Essay . The Great American Musical Rescue | PBS
As "Candide" was revived across the country and in Europe, much of the Bernstein score was restored, and today the "comic operetta" (as it can most accurately be described) is a combination of the original 1956 version and the 1973 revised revival.
The duets and Cunegonde's explosive aria "Glitter and Be Gay" are played primarily as comic songs, which they are, rather than operatic showcases.
Chenoweth brings down the house with her solo, but it is as much for her astute comic skills as for her considerable vocal pyrotechnics.
www.pbs.org /wnet/gperf/shows/candide/essay2.html   (567 words)

  
 Opera Pacific - Synopsis of "Candide", March 2 - 7, 2004
Their tutor, Dr. Pangloss, preaches the philosophy that all is for the best in "The Best of All Possible Worlds." Inspired by Pangloss’ private “lessons” to Paquette, Candide declares his love for Cunegonde.
Candide is thrilled to find his former lover alive, but the reunion is cut short by the arrival of her lovers: a Jew and a Cardinal.
With the French police in pursuit for the murders in Paris, Candide accepts a commission to fight for the Jesuits in South America, with a free passage for Cunegonde and the Old Lady.
www.operapacific.org /Season/eventSynopsis.php/SID_5/EID_17   (707 words)

  
 Temple Windhorst
This will not make Candide happy in the long run, because the love is superficially based on appearance: "Candide listened attenetively and believed implicitly; for he found Miss Cunegonde exceedingly pretty, though he never had the courage to tell her so"(p.522).
Candide then loses romantic interest in her: "The tender lover Candide, seeing his lovely Cunegonde with her skin weathered, her eyes bloodshot, her breasts fallen, her cheeks seamed, her arms red and scaly, recoiled three steps in horror, and then advanced only out of politeness"(p.581).
He still feels he needs to find Cunegonde so: "the two happy men resolved to be so no longer, but to take their leave of his majesty"(p.553).
mockingbird.creighton.edu /english/fajardo/Teaching/Eng121/Summer99/Temple/paper.htm   (977 words)

  
 Free Barron's BookNotes for Candide - The Novel-Free Literature Summaries/Booknotes from PinkMonkey.com
Candide, a young man educated by the optimist philosopher Pangloss, believes that he is living in "the best of all possible worlds." This world is Westphalia- more specifically, the castle of the Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh.
Another major character, whose function seems to overlap that of the old woman and Martin, is the "faithful" Cacambo, Candide's servant, who enters the story in Buenos Aires.
Cunegonde's brother is the representative of an overbearing, conceited, privileged aristocracy.
www.pinkmonkey.com /booknotes/barrons/candide2.asp   (6794 words)

  
 The Best of All Possible Worlds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Indeed we have," replied Cunegonde; "but fear not my love, we can always get the notes from someone else." Her chin perked and her face brightened with a rosiness that Candide had never been able to resist.
The next morning Candide and Cunegonde both clambered out of bed to puke their brains out.
Candide and Cunegonde had both managed passing grades through the help of borrowed notes and elaborate cheating techniques.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~tkr22/college.htm   (617 words)

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