Bartleby, the Scrivener

Here is a link to my favorite online version of the story. Read it and discuss irony in the text. We will also discuss some elements of the text as a class.

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2015/10/herman_melville_s_bartleby_the_scrivener_an_interactive_annotated_text.html

Author: alarsson

Anna-Alexis Larsson is a doctoral student of Rhetoric and Writing Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation revisits the ideas and archived correspondence of the late anthropologist and communication theorist, Gregory Bateson, to explore pedagogy in relation to embodiment and ecology. She teaches at Queens College.