Bartleby the Scrivener
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Hmm…we have to wonder how "Bartleby" would be pronounced in French.
Man! One French version just wasn't enough.
Bartleby is evidently huge in Europe. Who knew?
Starring the incredibly odd Crispin Glover (of Back to the Future fame).
Here's the trailer for the 2001 film version.
This is for you Spanish speakers out there – a modern retelling from the Spanish version of the TV sketch comedy show, Camera Café.
That's what the poster for the Crispin Glover film version of the story calls it. See for yourself.
The author, in a rather serious mood.
Here's a full-text version of "Bartleby the Scrivener" at, appropriately, bartleby.com.
Here's another online full-text version.
Here's a cool resource put together by the University of Kansas, in which you can find articles, full text of the story, history, and a ton of other interesting tidbits.
Curious about the great man himself? Melville.org has an extensive amount of Melville-related news and resources.