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About the Author
José Manuel Marrero Henríquez, a key figure in Hispanic and European ecocriticism, is a poet, writer, essayist, and tenured professor of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Reflected in his creative writing and advocacy of environmental issues, his most recent endeavor is the development of a Poetics of Breathing as a general ecocritical theory. Ellen Skowronski-Polito is a translator, editor, and writer. Awarded the 2016 ASLE Translation Grant for her translation of Paisajes con burro, she has published various essays and translations in [email protected] and other literary publications. She received her MA in Spanish Literature from NYU (Madrid/NY).
In Paisajes con burro, the donkey "is here converted into the incarnation of wisdom ... a corporeality in which the purity of childhood and the honorability of accumulated experience come together." --Antonio Puente, La Provincia--Antonio Puente "La Provincia "