Michael Löwy, born in Brazil in 1938, lives in Paris since 1969.
Presently emerit Research Director at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research). His books and articles have been translated into twenty nine languages.
Among his main publications:
Georg Lukacs: From Romanticism to Bolchevism, Verso, 1981; (with Roster Sayre), Romanticism against the Tide of Modernity, Durham, Duke University Press, 2001; Fire Alarm. Reading Walter Benjamin’s ‘On the concept of history‘, London, Verso, 2005; Morning Star. Surrealism, marxism, anarchism, situationism, utopia, Austin, University of Texas Press, 2009.