Bartleby, the scrivener
Melville House Pub.,
"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 ever. Set in the mid-19th 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 just said, ""I would prefer not to""? The tale is one of the final works of fiction published by Melville before, slipping into despair over the continuing critical dismissal of his work after Moby-Dick, he abandoned publishing fiction. The work is presented here exactly as it was originally published in Putnam's magazine to, sadly, critical disdain."
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|Grouping Author||melville herman|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-06-01 19:35:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-10-28 01:07:43AM|
|author||Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.|
|detailed_location_school||McGavock High - Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Wall Street is turned upside-down when Bartleby, a copier, decides he is no longer willing to do it.|
Copyists -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Young men -- Fiction
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Bartleby, the Scrivener [eBook] Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Bartleby, the scrivener / Herman Melville
|title_short||Bartleby, the scrivener|