IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

Journal of Literature Winter 2014

Editor: Dr Richard Donovan

ISSN: 2187-0608

Contact: donovanrichardn [at] hotmail.com

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on Literature and Librarianship. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in April 2012, and the journal continues to publish annually.

The journal Editor welcomes submissions related to Literature and Librarianship from academics, practitioners and professionals from within the field. Full papers submitted to the related IAFOR conference proceedings research repositories will also be considered, providing that they meet the journal submission guidelines. Authors will be contacted if their paper is selected for review. All papers are reviewed equally according to standard peer review processes, regardless of whether or not the authors have attended a related IAFOR conference.

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Author Guidelines

Journal Editor

Dr Richard Donovan IAFOR

Dr Richard Donovan

BA Hons (Massey University), MA (Massey University), PhD (Victoria University of Wellington)

Richard Donovan is an Associate Professor in comparative literature and translation studies in the Faculty of Letters at Kansai University. He has also worked as a translator at the Kyoto City International Relations Office. He obtained a PhD in literary translation studies at Victoria University of Wellington in 2012. The title of his thesis was Dances with Words: Issues in the Translation of Japanese Literature into English. His other areas of interest include Japanese media subculture and environmental technology.

Editorial Board

  • Myles Chilton, Nihon University, Japan
  • A. Robert Lee, Nihon University, Japan (retd.)
  • Bill Ashcroft, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • John Glenmore Style, Universita Rovira i Virgili, Spain
  • Amy Lee, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

  • Available Journals

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 5 – Issue 1

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 5 – Issue 1

    The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 4 – Issue 1 – Autumn 2016
    Published: November 30, 2016
    Editor: Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan
    ISSN: 2187-0608

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    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 4 – Issue 1

    IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 4 – Issue 1

    The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 4 – Issue 1 – Autumn 2015
    Published: November 2015
    Editor: Richard Donovan, Doshisha University, Japan
    ISSN: 2187-0608

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    IAFOR Journal of Literature and Librarianship: Volume 3 – Issue 1

    IAFOR Journal of Literature and Librarianship: Volume 3 – Issue 1

    The IAFOR Journal of Literature and Librarianship: Volume 3 – Issue 1 – Winter 2014
    Published: November 2014
    Editor: Richard Donovan, Doshisha University, Japan
    ISSN: 2187-0608

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