Overview

Hubert Selby

(1928—2004)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1928–2004),

Brooklyn-born novelist whose fiction, set in his native area, is Last Exit to Brooklyn (1964), a vivid view of corruption and violence in contemporary urban life; The Room (1971), depicting the sadistic and sexual fantasies of a jailed prisoner; The Demon (1976), presenting a young businessman's “dark consciousness”and sexual impulses; and Requiem for a Dream (1978), about heroin addicts and others frustrated in their dreams.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Works by Hubert Selby

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.