"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
But I waive the biographies of all other scriveners for a few passages in the life of
Bartleby, who was a scrivener the strangest I ever saw or heard of. While of ...
Summary. The narrator of "Bartleby the Scrivener" is the Lawyer, who runs a law
practice on Wall Street in New York. The Lawyer begins by noting that he is an ...
passages in the life of Bartleby, who was a scrivener of the strangest I ever saw
or heard of. While of other law-copyists I might write the complete life, of Bartleby.
A successful lawyer on Wall Street hires Bartleby, a scrivener, to relieve the load
of work experienced by his law firm. For two days, Bartleby executes his job.
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(in full Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street) Short story by Herman
Melville, published anonymously in 1853 in Putnam's Monthly Magazine. It was ...