Raúl Montero Gilete es el co-fundador y director de Funny and Easy S.L., compañía dedicada a la organización de cursos de idiomas (inglés y español) para alumnos europeos. . En su tesis doctoral, nos presenta una nueva visión del niño como héroe en las obras enmarcadas dentro del género literario infantil fantástico del “Espantapájaros,” valiéndose en la argumentación de su propuesta del análisis de Las Crónicas de Narnia de C.S. Lewis. Raúl también es profesor en la Universidad del País Vasco donde imparte metodología, inglés e historia y cultura inglesa en la Universidad del País Vasco en Vitoria-Gasteiz, lugar en el que ha crecido y vive con su novia Leyre.
Martin Simonson studied English philology and translation at the University of the Basque Country in Vitoria, Spain, and holds a Ph.D. from the same university with a dissertation on the narrative dynamics of The Lord of the Rings. He has contributed with essays on fantastic literature in many journals and anthologies, and he has published a full-length study on the interaction of narrative genre in Tolkien’s literature titled The Lord of the Rings and the Western Narrative Tradition (Walking Tree Publishers 2008). He has translated several Swedish novels into Spanish, including the works of Jens Lapidus and Jonas Hassen Khemiri, as well as essays on North American history, such as Nelson Johnson’s Boardwalk Empire. Martin’s current research is focused on American and English nature writing and literature of place. He is currently teaching English and Cultural Studies at the MA programme for comparative literature at the University of the Basque Country.






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