Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship

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

Author: Issaga Ndiaye, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal Email: ndiayeissaga@gmail.com 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: nargesmontakhab@gmail.com Babak Ashrafkhani Limoudehi, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Iran Narges Montakhabi Bakhtvar, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), Iran Email: nargesmontakhab@gmail.com 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: wtang@ouhk.edu.hk 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: suzu-a@nagasaki-u.ac.jp 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: jamesaferich@gmail.com 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: kashif.gcuf@gmail.com 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: anupa.lewis@manipal.edu 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) 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 feedback and

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

Author: Majed Al-Lehaibi, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia Email: mallehaibi@jazanu.edu.sa 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: nuritb@beitberl.ac.il 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: shailajadutta@gmail.com 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: willian.frias@dlsu.edu.ph 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: ebenezer.acheampong@ucc.edu.gh 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: hamadm33@gmail.com 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: boileau@mail.tku.edu.tw 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: p.jarusawat@gmail.com 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

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Creation, Creator and Causality: Perspectives from Purānic Genre of Hindu Literature

Authors: Sivaram Sivasubramanian, Jain (deemed-to-be-university), India Rajani Jairam, Jain (deemed-to-be-university), India Email: sivr.sss30@gmail.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.08 Citation: Sivasubramanian, S., & Jairam, R. (2019). Creation, Creator and Causality: Perspectives from Purānic Genre of Hindu Literature. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.08 Abstract Inspirited by a growing recognition of the need for an

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Symphony of the Oppressed: Intertextuality and Social Realism in Osundare and Sow Fall’s Aesthetics

Author: Jamiu Adekunle Olowonmi, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo, Oyo state, Nigeria Email: adeolowonmi@gmail.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.07 Citation: Olowonmi, J. A. (2019). Symphony of the Oppressed: Intertextuality and Social Realism in Osundare and Sow Fall’s Aesthetics. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.07 Abstract Among many social theorists and development strategists

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Urban Malaise: Women and the Discourse of Desire in Pan Xiangli’s Shanghai

Author: Giulia Rampolla, University of Naples L’Orientale and University of International Studies in Rome (UNINT), Italy Email: rampolla.giulia@gmail.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.06 Citation: Rampolla, G. (2019). Urban Malaise: Women and the Discourse of Desire in Pan Xiangli’s Shanghai. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.06 Abstract This paper deals with the portrayal of

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Subverting the Traditional Elements of Drama in Henry James’s Fiction: Upturning the Spectacle and Boosting the Female Acting

Author: Nodhar Hammami Ben Fradj, University of Kairouan, Tunisia Email: nodharhammami@yahoo.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.05 Citation: Fradj, N. H. B. (2019). Subverting the Traditional Elements of Drama in Henry James’s Fiction: Upturning the Spectacle and Boosting the Female Acting. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.05 Abstract The present paper attempts to reveal

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Hindi Haiku: A Study of Shifts in Moods

Author: Mallika Tosha, Delhi Technological University, India Email: mallikanatyam@gmail.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.04 Citation: Tosha, M. (2019). Hindi Haiku: A Study of Shifts in Moods. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.04 Abstract Making a grand breakthrough in the eighth century, Japanese poetry remains one of the earliest boons for the world of

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The Politics of Space and Heterotopia in the Works of W. G. Sebald

Author: Richa Gupta, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India Email: rcha.gupta@gmail.com Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.03 Citation: Gupta, R. (2019). The Politics of Space and Heterotopia in the Works of W. G. Sebald. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.03 Abstract This paper will attempt to read how history and space are informed

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Riding the Centaur Metaphor from Past to Present: Myth, Constellation and Non-gendered Hybrid

Author: Jeri Kroll, Flinders University, Australia Email: jeri.kroll@flinders.edu.au Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.02 Citation: Kroll, J. (2019). Riding the Centaur Metaphor from Past to Present: Myth, Constellation and Non-gendered Hybrid. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.02 Abstract Tracking the ancient centaur as myth and metaphor through cultural history to the twenty-first century reveals

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Negotiating Identity: Sexuality and Gender in Olumide Popoola’s When We Speak of Nothing (2017)

Author: Nurayn Fola Alimi, University of Lagos, Nigeria Email: fnurayn@unilag.edu.ng Published: December 24, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.01 Citation: Alimi, N. F. (2019). Negotiating Identity: Sexuality and Gender in Olumide Popoola’s When We Speak of Nothing (2017). IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1.01 Abstract “Sexuality” and “gender” are two cultural indexes regarded by gender and culture

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 8 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 8 – Issue 1 Editor: Bernard Montoneri, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan Published: December 24, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.8.1 Articles Negotiating Identity: Sexuality and Gender in Olumide Popoola’s When We Speak of Nothing (2017) Nurayn Fola Alimi Riding the Centaur Metaphor from Past to Present: Myth, Constellation and

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William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!: A Narrative of Inexhaustible Word and Unfathomable Past

Author: Djamila Houamdi Email: houamdi.dj@gmail.com Published: December 1, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.06 Citation: Houamdi, D. (2018). William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!: A Narrative of Inexhaustible Word and Unfathomable Past, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.06 Abstract The purpose of the present paper is to cast light on William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! in terms of its linguistic and communicational woes. A proliferation of