Peter J. Schakel has taught at Hope College since 1969 and for the past 20 years has been the Peater C. and Emajean Cook Professor of English. He has written or edited five books on C.S. Lewis, as well as three on British literature of the 18th century and three textbooks. His most recent books are Approaching Literature in the 21st Century: Fiction, Poetry, Drama (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005), co-authored with Jack Ridl, and The Way into Narnia: A Reader’s Guide (Eerdmans, 2005).