Bartleby, the Scrivener
Bartleby the Scrivener is one of the most highly regarded short stories of American fiction. Dealing with themes of depression, apathy, loss and curiosity it is one Herman Melville's finest works. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbill - LibraryThing
In deciding simply not to perform tasks he doesn’t want to do anymore at work, to the point of scorn and later absurdity, it seems to me that Bartleby (1853) is one of the first existential heroes in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RussellBittner - LibraryThing
There’s absolutely nothing under the sun that compels me to review Herman Melville’s Bartleby the Scrivener except the sheer brilliance of both (the star, that is, as well as the novella). The ghost ... Read full review