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    Rights statement: © Jones, C. (2010). Welsh and Gender. In B. Schoene (Ed.), Edinburgh Companion to Irvine Welsh. (pp. 54-64). (Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEdinburgh Companion to Irvine Welsh
EditorsBerthold Schoene
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780748639182
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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NameEdinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature


This chapter focuses on issues of gender in Irvine Welsh's fiction, particularly his representation of women and Welsh's attempts to contain, disarm and co-opt disruptive femininity.

    Research areas

  • Irvine Welsh, gender, sexuality, masculinity, carnival

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