Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

Welcome to Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the editor-in-chief to introduce Volume 10 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship. This issue is a selection of papers received through open submissions directly to our journal. This is already the fourth issue of the journal I have edited; once more

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Novels of Martin Amis: A Review of the Critical Reception

Authors: Sukanta Sanyal, IIIT, Bhubaneswar, India Tanutrushna Panigrahi, IIIT, Bhubaneswar, India Lipika Das, IIIT, Bhubaneswar, India Email: [email protected] Published: July 28, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.06 Citation: Sanyal, S., Panigrahi, T., & Das, L. (2021). Novels of Martin Amis: A Review of the Critical Reception. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.06

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Mapping Spaces, Identities, and Ideologies in The Parisian (2019)

Author: Fadwa Kamal Abdel Rahman, Ain Shams University, Egypt Published: July 28, 2021 Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.07 Citation: Rahman, F. K. A. (2021). Mapping Spaces, Identities, and Ideologies in The Parisian (2019). IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.07 Abstract The Parisian (2019) is Isabella Hammad’s debut novel. It provides a dynamic spatial representation of

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Mitigating the Infodemic Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Roles of Nigerian Librarians Copy

Authors: Afebuameh James Aiyebelehin, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria Faith O. Mesagan, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.04 Citation: Aiyebelehin, A. J., & Mesagan, F. O. (2021). Mitigating the Infodemic Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Roles of Nigerian Librarians. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.04 Abstract This study investigates how Nigerian librarians are

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Characters’ Pilgrimage from the Canon to Fanfiction: A Gestalt Approach

Authors: Iryna Morozova, Odesa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine Olena Pozharytska, Odesa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine Email: [email protected] Published: July 28, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.05 Citation: Morozova, I., & Pozharytska, O. (2021). Characters’ Pilgrimage from the Canon to Fanfiction: A Gestalt Approach. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.05 Abstract Most academic circles treat fanfiction as “paraliterature”

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A Reading of Philip Roth’s Everyman as a Postmodern Parody

Author: Majeed U. Jadwe, University of Anbar, Iraq Email: [email protected] Published: July 28, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.03 Citation: Jadwe, M. U. (2021). A Reading of Philip Roth’s Everyman as a Postmodern Parody. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.03 Abstract Philip Roth’s 2006 novel Everyman borrows its title from the famous fifteenth-century morality play The Summoning

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Mitigating the Infodemic Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Roles of Nigerian Librarians

Authors: Afebuameh James Aiyebelehin, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria Faith O. Mesagan, University of Nigeria, Nigeria Published: July 28, 2021 Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.04 Citation: Aiyebelehin, A. J., & Mesagan, F. O. (2021). Mitigating the Infodemic Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic: Roles of Nigerian Librarians. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.04 Abstract This study investigates

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Developing a Model of Indian Women Library Association to Support Open Access Environment in Academic Libraries in India

Authors: Ritu Nagpal, O P Jindal Global University, India N. Radhakrishnan, Periyar University, India Published: July 28, 2021 Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.02 Citation: Nagpal, R., & Radhakrishnan, N. (2021). Developing a Model of Indian Women Library Association to Support Open Access Environment in Academic Libraries in India. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.02

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Plastic (in) Paradise: Karen Tei Yamashita’s Through the Arc of the Rain Forest

Author: Michaela Keck, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany Email: [email protected] Published: July 28, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.01 Citation: Keck, M. (2021). Plastic (in) Paradise: Karen Tei Yamashita’s Through the Arc of the Rain Forest. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1.01 Abstract This contribution examines the magic-realist metaphor of the Matacão in Karen Tei

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 10 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 10 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle, Australia Published: July 28, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.10.1 Editor’s Introduction Welcome to Volume 10 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship Dr Bernard Montoneri, Editor-in-Chief Articles Plastic (in) Paradise: Karen

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Motion, Change and Discontinuity in David Lodge’s Changing Places (1975)

Author: Issaga Ndiaye, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.06 Citation: Ndiaye, I. (2020). Motion, Change and Discontinuity in David Lodge’s Changing Places (1975). IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.06 Abstract This paper aims to show that the suitability of the title of Lodge’s novel, Changing Places, transcends

Welcome to Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

It is our great pleasure and my personal honor as the editor-in-chief to introduce Volume 9 Issue 2 of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship. This issue is a selection of papers received through open submissions directly to our journal. This is already my third issue of the journal, and once more, this is

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Anthroparchic Gynocide/Genocide vs. Capitalist Patriarchy: An Ecofeminist Reading of Zadie Smith’s “Two Men Arrive in a Village”

Authors: [email protected] Babak Ashrafkhani Limoudehi, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Iran Narges Montakhabi Bakhtvar, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), Iran Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.07 Citation: Limoudehi, B. A., & Bakhtvar, N. M. (2020). Anthroparchic Gynocide/Genocide vs. Capitalist Patriarchy: An Ecofeminist Reading of Zadie Smith’s “Two Men Arrive in a Village” IAFOR

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One Plus One is Greater than Two: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration for Developing Information Literacy in Higher Education

Author: William Ko-Wai Tang, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.05 Citation: Thang, W. K.-W. (2020). One Plus One is Greater than Two: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration for Developing Information Literacy in Higher Education. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.05 This is a short article and therefore

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How to Employ Nagasaki: Kazuo Ishiguro’s A Pale View of Hills (1982)

Author: Akiyoshi Suzuki, Nagasaki University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.04 Citation: Suzuki, A. (2020). How to Employ Nagasaki: Kazuo Ishiguro’s A Pale View of Hills (1982). IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.04 Abstract Not a few scholars believe that representation of scenery in Nagasaki is a mockery in Kazuo Ishiguro’s

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Leadership Styles, Promotion Opportunities, and Salary as Correlates of Turnover Intentions among Librarians in Nigerian University Libraries

Authors: Afebuameh James Aiyebelehin, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria Rosemary Odiachi, Benson Idahosa University, Nigeria Blessing Omoregie, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.03 Citation: Aiyebelehin, A. J., Odiachi, R., & Omoregie, B. (2020). Leadership Styles, Promotion Opportunities, and Salary as Correlates of Turnover Intentions among Librarians in Nigerian University Libraries. IAFOR

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Revisiting (In)visibility: A Reflexive Study of Two English Translations of Iqbal’s “Shikwa” and “Jawab-i-Shikwa”

Authors: Rana Kashif Shakeel, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Maria Farooq Maan, Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.02 Citation: Shakeel, R. K., Maan, M. F. (2020). Revisiting (In)visibility: A Reflexive Study of Two English Translations of Iqbal’s “Shikwa” and “Jawab-i-Shikwa”. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.02 Abstract This

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Lexical Semantics: Mapping Gender and Cultural Geography in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Speculative Fiction

Authors: Anupa Lewis, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India Padma Rani, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India Email: [email protected] Published: December 14, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.01 Citation: Lewis, A., & Rani, P. (2020). Lexical Semantics: Mapping Gender and Cultural Geography in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Speculative Fiction. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2.01 Abstract This

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 2 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle, Australia Published: December 14, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.2 Editor’s Introduction Welcome to Volume 9 – Issue 2 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship Dr Bernard Montoneri, Editor-in-Chief Articles Lexical Semantics: Mapping Gender

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Author Guidelines – Short Articles

Short Articles Please see here for Author Guidelines for main journal articles We accept submissions of short original essays and articles (800 to 2000 words including references/footnotes) that will be peer-reviewed by at least three of our team members like regular research papers. From these submissions, editors will select three short pieces which receive positive

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Conflict: A Cultural Theme in the Early 20th Century American Novel

Author: Majed Al-Lehaibi, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.08 Citation: Al-Lehaibi, M. (2020). Conflict: A Cultural Theme in the Early 20th Century American Novel. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.08 Abstract This paper addresses a major theme in the modern American novel: Conflict as a catalyst for constant

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School and Schooling, and the Boundaries of the Human in Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

Author: Nurit Buchweitz, Beit Berl College, Israel Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.07 Citation: Buchweitz, N. (2020). School and Schooling, and the Boundaries of the Human in Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.07 Abstract Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2005 novel Never Let Me Go presents an alternative history in

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Centre That Holds: An Inquiry into the Model of Peace and Protection in T.S. Eliot’s Selected Ariel Poems

Author: Kongkona Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology, India Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.06 Citation: Duta, K. (2020). Centre That Holds: An Inquiry into the Model of Peace and Protection in T.S. Eliot’s Selected Ariel Poems. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.06 Abstract As a poet, philosopher and social commentator of the

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Legally Bound: Advancing the Competencies of Academic Law Librarians in the Philippines

Authors: Willian S. A. Frias, De La Salle University, Philippines Kriezel Joy R. Daria, University of the Philippines, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.05 Citation: Frias, W. S. A., & Daria, K. J. R. (2020). Legally Bound: Advancing the Competencies of Academic Law Librarians in the Philippines. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship,

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Investigation into the Challenges Associated with the Delivery of Library Services on Mobile Technology Platform

Authors: Ebenezer Acheampong, University of Cape Coast, Ghana De-Graft Johnson Dei, University of Ghana, Legon Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.04 Citation: Acheampong, E., & De-Graft, J. D. (2020). Investigation into the Challenges Associated with the Delivery of Library Services on Mobile Technology Platform. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.04 Abstract Challenges

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The System of Gaps and Alerting the Reader in Modern Arabic Literature

Authors: Mohammad Hamad, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education, Israel Mahmoud Kabha, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education, Israel Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.03 Citation: Hamad, M., & Kabha, M. (2020). The System of Gaps and Alerting the Reader in Modern Arabic Literature. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.03 Abstract This article discusses

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Wrestling with the Angel: Maurice Dantec, God, and Deleuze

Author: Gilles Boileau, Tamkang University, Taiwan Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.02 Citation: Boileau, G. (2020). Wrestling with the Angel: Maurice Dantec, God, and Deleuze. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.02 Abstract Maurice Dantec (1959-2016), Canadian-French novelist, was a cyberpunk author with a strong interest in Science, Christian theology and the philosophy

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Sustainable Preservation of Lanna Palm Leaf Manuscripts Based on Community Participation

Author: Piyapat Jarusawat, Chiang Mai University, Thailand Email: [email protected] Published: July 27, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.01 Citation: Jarusawat, P. (2020). Sustainable Preservation of Lanna Palm Leaf Manuscripts Based on Community Participation. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1.01 Abstract Palm leaf manuscripts (PLMs), with their strong bond to Buddhism, are one invaluable symbol of the Lanna

Night with her Train of Stars, 1912, Birmingham Museums Trust, IAFOR Journal of Literature and Librarianship

Welcome to Volume 9 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

It is our great pleasure and my personal honour as the Editor-in-Chief to introduce Volume 9 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship. This issue is a selection of papers received though open submissions directly to our journal. This is the second issue under my editorship, this time with the precious help

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 9 – Issue 1 Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Montoneri, Taipei, Taiwan Co-Editor: Rachel Franks, University of Newcastle / University of Sydney, Australia Published: July 27, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.9.1 Editor’s Introduction Welcome to Volume 9 – Issue 1 – IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship Dr Bernard Montoneri, Editor-in-Chief Articles