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Bartleby, The Scrivener

Bartleby, The Scrivener

Genres: General Fiction
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"Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856. A Wall Street lawyer hires a new clerk who, after an initial bout of hard work, refuses to make copy and any other task required of him, with the words "I would prefer not to".

Release date: June 14, 2011

Publisher: Melville House

Print pages: 96

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Bartleby, The Scrivener
Herman Melville
Brian Kelly
01:53:50
52.12 MB
9781481540230
September 30, 2022
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