Peter G. Beidler is the Lucy G. Moses Emeritus Distinguished Professor of English at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He has published more than one hundred articles on Chaucer, Native American fiction, and American literature. Among his more than two dozen books and book-length editing projects is Ghost, Demons, and Henry James: "The Turn of the Screw" at the Turn of the Century (1989). More recently he coauthored A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich (1999, with Gay Barton), and his most recent book, A Reader's Companion to J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye (2009). He taught as a Fulbright professor in China 1987-88. In 1983 the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation named Beidler National Professor of the Year . He spent the 1995-96 academic year as the Robert Foster Cherry Visiting Distinguished Teaching Professor at Baylor University, and he has won a number of teaching awards.