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BeschreibungThis book provides an introduction to the work of Irvine Welsh, placing his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of his work. Including a timeline of key dates, it also offers an overview of the critical reception his work has provoked
InhaltsverzeichnisGeneral Editors Preface Acknowledgments PART 1: INTRODUCTION Timeline Introduction: The Irvine Welsh Phenomenon PART 2: MAJOR WORKS Trainspotting: The First Day of the Irvine Welsh Festival Trainspotting: The Film The Acid House, Ecstasy and Filth Marabou Stork Nightmares Glue and Porno PART 3: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS Other Writings Critical Reception Bibliography
Pressestimmen'A clear and wide-ranging account of Welsh's work and career.' - Dr John McLeod, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Leeds
Untertitel: 'New British Fiction (Paperback'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2007
Seitenanzahl: 180 Seiten