“Nothing so aggravates an earnest person as a passive resistance.”
Enter the peculiar world of Wall Street’s legal offices in Herman Melville’s haunting and thought-provoking novella,
Bartleby, the Scrivener.
Follow the perplexing tale of Bartleby, a copyist who, with a single phrase, “I would prefer not to,” challenges the conventions of work, society, and the human condition itself. As the enigmatic Bartleby’s defiance tests the limits of the narrator’s understanding.
With its subtle yet powerful exploration of the human spirit, Bartleby, the Scrivener remains a profound meditation on the enigmas of existence and the boundaries of compassion.