Bartleby the Scrivener
by Herman Melville
When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literature and Philosophy References
- George, Lord Byron (18)
- Cicero (22)
- Bible, Genesis 19: 26, story of Lot's wife (25)
- Bible, Genesis 2 and 3, story of Adam and Eve (52)
- Jonathan Edwards, Freedom of the Will (95)
- Joseph Priestley (95)
- Bible, Book of Job (129)
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