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Irvine Welsh
     

Irvine Welsh

by Robert Morace, Philip Tew (Editor)
 

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This book provides students with an introduction to the work of Irvine Welsh that places his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of the "Irvine Welsh phenomenon". Including a timeline of key dates, it offers an accessible reading of Welsh's work and an

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This book provides students with an introduction to the work of Irvine Welsh that places his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of the "Irvine Welsh phenomenon". Including a timeline of key dates, it offers an accessible reading of Welsh's work and an overview of the varied critical reception this has provoked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403996763
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/15/2007
Series:
New British Fiction Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT MORACE is Professor of English at Daemen College, USA and author of Irvine Welsh's 'Trainspotting' (Continuum Contemporaries).

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