Hubert Selby Jr.: The Counterpoint to the Demon Is Love

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Open Road Media is proud to present the second installment of our Critical Symposium on Hubert Selby, Jr. Yesterday we featured an essay by American literature scholar James R. Giles. Today author Rob Couteau examines the powerful role of violence in Selby’s work. As always, we invite you to join the discussion in the comments section below.

Rob Couteau is the author of the novel Doctor Pluss, the anthology Collected Couteau, the memoir Letters from Paris, and the

Critical Symposium: James R. Giles on Hubert Selby Jr.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Hubert Selby JrEditor's note: Last year Open Road Media introduced The Critical Symposium, an online forum featuring insightful commentary about twentieth century literary masters. The first two symposiums offered exclusive critical essays on Stanley Elkin and Andre Dubus. Today we are pleased to announce the latest installment of this original series. Open Road’s first Critical Symposium of the New Year focuses on the life and work of novelist Hubert Selby, Jr., author of the...