Flowers of Evil: Richard Howard's translation of Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal

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Poet and translator par excellence Richard Howard, who was a dear friend, died March 31, 2022 at 92. His 1982 translation of Baudelaire's masterpiece, Les Fleurs du Mal, won the National Book Award.
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