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Bartleby, the Scrivener

Bartleby, the Scrivener

A Story of Wall Street

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Published by Project Gutenberg .
Written in English


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SeriesEBook #11231
The Physical Object
FormatEpub
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Open LibraryOL26584396M
OCLC/WorldCa703432652

Character List Bartleby Ousted from a clerkship at the Dead Letter Office in Washington, Bartleby becomes a conscientious, almost robotic law copyist who works for four cents per folio or every hundred words work suffers from the onset of a mental aberration which causes him to decline direct instructions from his employer, then lapse into periods of nonconformity and ://   I love this book encountered this character in a graduate level course of Melville's works for my Master's degree back in the '70s. What a great answer Bartleby gave when he "preferred not to"! I've used this myself--sometimes jokingly--in the years since I became acquainted with the ://

Quotes from Bartleby the Scrivener. ― Herman Melville, quote from Bartleby the Scrivener “To a sensitive being, pity is not seldom pain.” Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. The book Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a short story written by Herman Melville. The narrator is an elderly lawyer who is a successful businessman. He has two employees but expansion forces him to employ Bartleby, who is an efficient copyist but quiet and ://

Bartleby, the Scrivener must be the most famous short fiction in American literature. The novella's final lines rank among the most quoted in the canon: "Ah Bartleby! Ah humanity!" But we can't Academics hail it as the beginning of modernism, but to readers around the world—even those daunted by Moby-Dick—Bartleby the Scrivener is simply one of the most absorbing and moving novellas in the midth century on New York City’s Wall Street, it was also, perhaps, Herman Melville’s most prescient story: what if a young man caught up in the rat race of commerce finally


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And yet the narrator cannot get him to leave. The scrivener has a strange power over his employer, and the narrator feels he cannot do anything to harm this forlorn man.

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The narrator already employs two scriveners, Nippers and ://. I love this book encountered this character in a graduate level course of Melville's works for my Master's degree back in the '70s. What a great answer Bartleby gave when he "preferred not to"! I've used this myself--sometimes jokingly--in the years since I became acquainted with the  › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism.“Bartleby the Scrivener” was written by Herman Melville in The book is about a scrivener named Bartleby, and he continuously answers people’s questions with “I would prefer not to” (Melville 9).A summary of "Bartleby the Scrivener" in Herman Melville's Melville Stories.

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