Irvine Welsh

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September 2007



Provides an introduction to the work of "Irvine Welsh", that places his fiction in historical and theoretical context. This work explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of the 'Irvine Welsh phenomenon'. It also gives an overview of the varied critical reception Welsh's work has provoked.


Timeline - Introduction: The Irvine Welsh Phenomenon: Origins and Effects - Trainspotting: The First Day of the Irvine Welsh Festival - Trainspotting: The Film: What We Talk About When We Talk About Trainspotting - 'Hoping for a Better Balance': The Acid House, Ecstasy and Filth - Hard Men, Soft Touches and National Identity: Marabou Stork Nightmares - End(s) of the Trainspotting Line: Glue and Porno - The Other Irvine Welsh - The Critical Response: Popular and Academic - Bibliograph y


ROBERT A. MORACE is Professor of English at Daemen College, USA and author of Irvine Welsh's 'Trainspotting' (Continuum Contemporaries).
EAN: 9781403996756
ISBN: 140399675X
Untertitel: 'New British Fiction (Hardcover'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2007
Seitenanzahl: 180 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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