Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting (1993)

Lamont, C. (2017) Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting (1993). Studies in Scottish Literature, 43(2), pp. 213-215.

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Discusses the continuing power of Welsh's classic novel, set among violent drug addicts in Edinburgh, and the parallels it suggests between individual self-loathing, self-harm, and dependency, and Scottish attitudes to national identity in the 1990s.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lamont, Dr Craig
Authors: Lamont, C.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PE English
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Publisher:University of South Carolina
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 University of South Carolina Press
First Published:First published in Studies in Scottish Literature 43(2):213-215
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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