(1929 - )
Richard Joseph Howard (adopted as Richard Joseph Orwitz) is an American poet, literary critic, essayist, teacher, and translator. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is a graduate of Columbia University, where he now teaches. He lives in New York City. He translated books from French into English.
Beauty and the Beast (1963)
The story of a young woman who sacrifices herself, first for her father, then for her beast.