Films byTexts by Kristin Ross

Kristin Ross (1953) is an emeritus professor of comparative literature at New York University. Since 1981 she has written a number of books, including The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud and the Paris Commune (1988), Fast Cars, Clean Bodies: Decolonization and the Reordering of French Culture (1995), May '68 and its Afterlives (2002), Anti-Americanism (2004) with Andrew Ross and Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune (2015). Kristin Ross translated several works from French, including Jacques Ranciere’s The Ignorant Schoolmaster (1987). Her research is focused on French political culture and literature, urban and revolutionary history, theory, politics, ideology and popular culture.