Who determines meaning? How important is it to tie the meaning of a text to its author’s intent? When the medium switches from a book to a film, for example, how crucial is it to remain true to the author’s vision? Can fiction be real? The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis’s Narnia volume which is certain to be a mega-blockbuster movie this December 9th, provides a fascinating test case for answers to these questions.