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Richard Howard is a Pultizer-Prize winning poet and translator. He has translated Baudelaire, Stendhal, and Gide, among others. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: France Social life and customs 19th century Fiction