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Bartleby The Scrivener Illustrated

Author : Herman Melville
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Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville (1819-1891). It first appeared anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 editions of Putnam's Magazine, and was reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856. About the Author: HERMAN MELVILLE (1819-1891) was born in New York City. Family hardships forced him to leave school for various occupations, including shipping as a cabin boy to Liverpool in 1839--a voyage that sparked his love for the sea. A shrewd social critic and philosopher in his fiction, he is considered an outstanding writer of the sea and a great stylist who mastered both realistic narrative and a rich, rhythmical prose. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick and the posthumously published novella Billy Budd.

Bartleby the Scrivener Illustrated Edition

Author : Herman Melville
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"Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856.The narrator is an unnamed elderly lawyer, with a business in legal documents and an office on Wall Street. He already employs two scriveners, Nippers and Turkey, to copy legal documents by hand, but an increase in business leads him to advertise for a third. He hires the forlorn-looking Bartleby in the hope that his calmness will soothe the other two, each of whom displays an irascible temperament during an opposite half of the day. An office boy nicknamed Ginger Nut completes the staff.

Bartleby the Scrivener

Author : Herman Herman Melville
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The Piazza Tales by Herman Melville Delphi Classics Illustrated

Author : Herman Melville
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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Piazza Tales by Herman Melville - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Herman Melville’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Melville includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Piazza Tales by Herman Melville - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Melville’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit to learn more about our wide range of titles

25 The World s Greatest Short Stories Vol 1 Illustrated

Author : Washington Irving
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The short-story commenced its career as a verbal utterance, or, as Robert Louis Stevenson puts it, with "the first men who told their stories round the savage camp-fire." The short story is to-day our most common literary product. It is read by everyone. Not every boy or girl will read novels after leaving school, but every boy or girl is certain to read short stories. It is important in the high school to guide taste and appreciation in short story reading, so that the reading of days when school life is over will be healthful and upbuilding. Here is a collection that is entirely modern. The authors represented are among the leading authors of the day, the stories are principally stories of present-day life, the themes are themes of present-day thought. The students who read this book will be more awake to the present, and will be better citizens of to-day. The great number of stories presented has given opportunity to illustrate different types of short story writing. Washington Irving. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Edgar Allan Poe. The Gold Bug Herman Melville. Bartleby, the Scrivener Bret Harte. The Luck of Roaring Camp Leo Tolstoy. The Death of Ivan Ilyich Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Dream of a Ridiculous Man Rudyard Kipling. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The Yellow Wallpaper Anton Chekhov. The Lady with the Dog D.H. Lawrence. The Prussian Officer James Joyce. Araby Ivan Turgenev:First Love Nikolay Gogol:The Mantle Mikhail Bulgakov: The Embroidered Towel Ivan Bunin:The Gentleman from San Francisco Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Carmilla O.Henry:The Gift of the Magi Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde H.G. Wells: The Magic Shop W.W. Jacobs: The Monkey's Paw Arthur Conan Doyle His Last Bow Henry James. Daisy Miller H.P. Lovecraft: The Call of Cthulhu Alexsandr Pushkin:The Queen of Spades G.K. Chesterton: The Blue Cross

Anthology of Classic Short Stories Vol 1 Characters Illustrated

Author : Anton Chekhov
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This is a collection of stories about interesting, unusual, bright human characters and destinies Contents: Gusev by Anton Chekhov Boule de Suif by Guy De Maupassant Alyosha the Pot by Leo Tolstoy Mateo Falcone by Prosper Mérimée Little Brother by Mary E. Mann Bartleby, The Scrivener by Herman Melville The Lightning-Rod Man by Herman Melville The Ambitious Guest by Nathaniel Hawthorne The Darling by Anton Chekhov A Simple Heart by Gustave Flaubert

Delphi Complete Works of Herman Melville Illustrated

Author : Herman Melville
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Herman Melville is a giant of American literature, whose novels are hailed as literary masterpieces. This eBook offers readers the complete works for the first time in digital print, as well as an array of bonus features. Features: * illustrated with many images relating to Melville’s life and works * annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other works * ALL the novels (except BILLY BUDD), with separate contents tables * MOBY-DICK and other works are presented with their original illustrations * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * two short story collections * the complete poetry collections * the scarce poetry collection WEEDS AND WILDINGS, which Melville wrote for his wife - first time in digital print * uncollected poetry section, with rare works * separate CHRONOLOGICAL and ALPHABETICAL contents tables for the poetry – find that special poem easily! * includes Melville's complete essays, available nowhere else * bonus collection of letters by Melville - explore the writer's personal correspondence * boasts a special criticism section, with essays by writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf examining Melville’s contribution to literature * features Raymond Weaver's seminal biography on Melville, which sparked the great revival in the author * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Melville’s immense oeuvre CONTENTS: The Novels Typee Omoo Mardi Redburn White-Jacket Moby-Dick Pierre Israel Potter The Confidence-Man Billy Budd, Sailor The Short Story Collections The Piazza Tales The Apple-Tree Table and Other Sketches Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces The Short Stories List of the Short Stories The Poetry Collections Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land John Marr and Other Sailors Timoleon and Other Ventures Weeds and Wildings, with a Rose or Two Uncollected Poems The Poems List of Poems in Chronological Order List of Poems in Alphabetical Order The Essays Fragments from a Writing Desk Etchings of a Whaling Cruise Review Authentic Anecdotes of ‘Old Zack’ Mr Parkman’s Tour Cooper’s New Novel A Thought on Book-Binding Hawthorne and His Mosses The Letters Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville by Meade Minnigerode The Criticism The Best Sea-Story Ever Written by Archibald Macmechan Herman Melville’s Moby Dick by D. H. Lawrence Herman Melville’s Typee and Omoo by D. H. Lawrence Herman Melville by Virginia Woolf The Biography Herman Melville: Man, Mariner and Mystic by Raymond Weaver

God Almighty Hisself

Author : Mitchell Nathanson
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Dick Allen is considered by some to be the best baseball player not in the Hall of Fame and by others to be the game's most destructive and divisive force—ever. God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen unveils the strange and maddening career of a man who fulfilled and frustrated expectations all at once.

Melville and the Theme of Boredom

Author : Daniel Paliwoda
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Boredom is a prevalent theme in Herman Melville’s works. Rather than a passing fancy or a device for drawing attention to the action that also permeates his work, boredom is central to the writings, the author argues. He contends that in Melville’s mature work, especially Moby Dick, boredom presents itself as an insidious presence in the lives of Melville’s characters, until it matures from being a mere killer of time into a killer of souls.

Attention in Performance

Author : Cassis Kilian
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This book elucidates how learning from actors enables an intense education of attention for anthropologists. Actors perform the perception of sunshine, the sensation of pain, affects such as shock and emotions such as happiness; they act quarrels, erotic attraction, leadership and submission on stage. In order to achieve that, they undergo an education of attention, allowing them to develop skills that are also useful for anthropologists, particularly when doing research on phenomena that often elude academic procedures. Drawing on her own acting experiences and ongoing research with actors from Africa and Europe, Cassis Kilian takes up Tim Ingold’s manifold proposals to reconfigure anthropological research. She introduces approaches actors use to explore the complexity of human life and its bodily, sensual and emotional dimensions, which can be difficult for academics to grasp when examining topics such as everyday practices, traumatic experiences and power relations. Though the book discerns pitfalls in anthropological research and suggests artistic approaches to overcome them, it values anthropology as a discipline whose radical self-reflexive approach allows for such experiments. Including exercises and practical approaches, this is valuable reading for scholars interested in anthropological methods, sensory anthropology, perception and materiality, and theatre anthropology.