Bartleby

Bartleby

refuses to associate with others or even to mingle with other employees. [Am. Lit.: Melville Bartleby the Scrivener]

Bartleby

copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: “Bartleby the Scrivener”]
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El narrador-modelo airano se presenta como un Bartleby contemporaneo, un individuo, a decir de Deleuze, "sin referencias, sin posesiones, sin propiedades, sin cualidades, sin particularidades" (Bartleby 67) que, siguiendo con su descripcion, emerge como una forma "pura" y minima del lenguaje, significante remitido a su mera enunciacion.
They include characters who have antisocial personality disorder, schizophrenia, hoarding disorder, dissociative amnesia, substance use disorder, AspergerAEs syndrome, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, pediatric psychiatric disease, frontal lobe syndrome, and others, such as Samson, Henry Jekyll, Sherlock Holmes, and characters in Nicolai GogolAEs Diary of a Madman, Herman MelvilleAEs Bartleby the Scrivener, GogolAEs Dead Souls and The Nose, Winnie the Pooh, works by Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe, HomerAEs The Iliad and The Odyssey, ShakespeareAEs Macbeth, Bram StokerAEs Dracula, and James JoyceAEs oA Painful Case,o as well as the painting The Village School by Jan Steen.
Aunque realiza con eficacia su trabajo de recibir cartas con peticiones muertas, Bartleby no hace lo que le pide su jefe, el abogado que cuenta la historia.
Bartleby, el escribiente, de Herman Melville (1853), sirve para explicar al animal laborans que se menciona en capitulos anteriores.
In his refusal to articulate a preference beyond "not to," Deleuze argues, Bartleby denies his own particularity and thus confounds mechanisms of control designed to act on individual and particular subjects.
Alguien que ha llegado hasta aqui escribiendo toda la vida, buscando saber algo sobre si mismo y que cada vez se desconoce mas gracias a la literatura", responde el autor de Bartleby y compania (Anagrama, 2000).
Although there is some discussion of Bartleby as a character, the primary focus is on his transformative performative utterance, "I'd prefer not to.
The message of the novel is that this kind of independenceua cousin, in its stubborn muteness, to that of Melville's Bartleby the Scriveneruis more deeply threatening to society than any conventional crime.
The Puppet's Tattered Clothes" is a flash fiction novel and author Alan Bray's first published effort (and the fourth flash novel to be published by Bartleby Snopes Press).
In Bartleby the Scrivener, Melville "tries his hand at the Orphic style" (277)--to quote Raymond Weaver.
However, despite all that he did, Dick Allen, like Mel-ville's Bartleby, is remembered more for what he preferred not to do: he preferred not to listen to his manager or follow the edicts of team and league officials; he preferred not to cooperate with reporters; occasionally he preferred not to inform anyone of his whereabouts; and at times he preferred not to play the most difficult sport of all, one which requires lightning-quick reflexes, pinpoint accuracy, and split-second decision making--all while forming a response to a hardball honing in with ill intent at over ninety miles per hour--without first stopping at a tavern or two (or three) on his way to the ballpark.
Loki and Bartleby (Matt Damon and Ben Affleck), two angels banished from heaven, believe they have found a loophole allowing them to re-enter God's kingdom.