The Flowers of Evil

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Most of Baudelaire's prose has been translated into English. The followling list of editions is not exhaustive:
The Prose Poems and La Fanfarlo, trans. Rosemary Lloyd ( Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991), a companion volume to this in the World's Classics series.
Intimate Journals, trans. Christopher Isherwood ( London: Methuen, 1949); My Heart Laid Bare and Other Prose Writings, trans. Norman Cameron ( London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1950).
The Painter of Modern Life and Other Essays, trans. Jonathan Mayne ( London: Phaidon Press, 1955).
Art in Paris, 1845-1862: Salons and Other Exhibitions Reviewed by Charles Baudelaire, trans. Jonathan Mayne ( London: Phaidon Press, 1965).
Selected Writings on Art and Artists, trans. P. E. Carret (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972).
Artificial Paradises; on Hashish and Wine as Means of Expanding Individuality, trans. Ellen Fox ( New York: Herder & Herder, 1971); 'Artificial Paradises' in Hashish, Wine, Opium, ed. and trans. M. Strong ( London: Calder & Boyars, 1972).
Baudelaire as Literary Critic: Selected Essays, trans. Lois Boe Hyslop (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1964).
'The Essence of Laughter' and Other Essays, ed. Peter Quennell ( New York: Meridian Books, 1956).

There are several biographies; much the best is Claude Pichois and Jean Ziegler, Baudelaire, trans. Graham Robb ( London: Hamish Hamilton, 1989).
There is an abundant critical literature in English on Baudelaire and The Flowers of Evil. The following are recommended.
Arac, Jonathan, 'Charles Baudelaire and Emily Dickinson', CriticalGenealogies


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