Irvine Welsh (Hardcover)

By Robert Morace

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781403996756, 180pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007



This 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.

About the Author

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