You can find my full CV here: Maria Sachiko Cecire academic CV 2019


Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the Twentieth Century, University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Space and Place in Children’s Literature, 1789-Present, co-edited with Hannah Field, Kavita Mudan, and Malini Roy. Ashgate, 2015.

Articles & Essays:

“Custom-built DH and Institutional Culture: The Case of Experimental Humanities,” co-authored with Susan Merriam, Debates in Digital Humanities: Institutions, Infrastructures at the Interstices, ed. Anne McGrail, Angel David Nieves, Siobhan Senier (in preparation).

“Introduction: Spaces of Power, Places of Play,” co-authored with Hannah Field and Malini Roy, in Space and Place in Children’s Literature (2015, above).

“English Exploration and Textual Travel in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” in Space and Place in Children’s Literature (2015, above).

“Skelton’s Magynfycence Onscreen: Documentary Film as Translation,” Medieval English Theatre 35 (2013): 3-22.

“Staging and Filming John Bale’s Three Laws,” co-authored with Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain, Shakespeare Bulletin 32:1 (2014): 65-84.

“Sources and Successors,” in J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (New Casebooks), edited by Peter Hunt. Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.

Reality Remixed: Neomedieval Princess Culture in Disney’s Enchanted,” in The Disney Middle Ages, edited by Susan Aronstein and Tison Pugh. Palgrave MacMillan, 2012.

“Barriers Unbroken: Sir Palomides the Saracen in The Book of Sir Tristram,” Arthurian Literature 28, edited by David Clark and Katherine McClune, Boydell & Brewer, 2011.

Ban Welondes: Wayland Smith in Popular Culture,” in Anglo-Saxon Culture and the Modern Imagination, edited by David Clark and Nicholas Perkins, Boydell & Brewer, 2010.

“Medievalism, Popular Culture, and National Identity in Children’s Fantasy Literature,” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 9.3 (2009).

“Harry Potter and the Poetics of Paranoia in the Oxford School of Children’s Literature,” Journal of Children’s Literature Studies 5.1 (Summer 2008).


“The Middle Ages in Children’s Literature,” Children’s Literature 45: 202-207; doi: 10.1353/chl.2017.0014

Popular Children’s Literature in Britain and The Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature,” Notes & Queries 2013; doi: 10.1093/notesj/gjs289.

What Are Little Boys and Girls Made of? Gender Issues in Children’s Literature,” Modern Philology 110:4.

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