Review of "Doors In: The Fairy Tale World of George MacDonald"

Rolland Hein


  • Monika B. Hilder Trinity Western University


Review of Doors In: The Fairy Tale World of George MacDonald. Forward by Olga Lukmanova (Wipf and Stock, 2018) by Monika B. Hilder.

Author Biography

Monika B. Hilder, Trinity Western University

Dr. Monika Hilder is Professor of English at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, where she teaches children’s and fantasy literature. She is co-founder and co-director of Inklings Institute of Canada, and the author of a three-volume study of C.S. Lewis and gender, including Surprised by the Feminine: A Rereading of C.S. Lewis and Gender (2013), which examines how gender metaphor in Lewis’s writings resists dominant cultural chauvinism with a vision of ethical humanity, and which won a Clyde S. Kilby Research Grant from the Marion E. Wade Center. She has published articles on C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, L. M. Montgomery, Madeleine L’Engle, and literature as ethical imagination. For further information, see






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