THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Irvine Welsh Literary Criticism

Trainspotting

An academic article by Dougal McNeill of Sophia University examining Welsh's narrative style, particularly the 'Bad Blood' section of this novel, with excerpts.

Marabou Stork Nightmares

A paper by Carole Jones which examines the theme of the white male as victim and its representation in Welsh's novel and William McIlvanney's Docherty.

Glue

A review essay of this novel by Matthew Hart of the University of Pennsylvania investigating nationality and Welsh's depiction of a post-Thatcherite Scottish identity.