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The Nonconfrontational Narrator In Bartleby The Scrivener

By History Guy  (booksie.com)

The short story by Herman Melville, “Bartleby, the Scrivener”, is a first person narration about a copyist who refuses to do the job he was hired for and the inability of the narrator, the scrivener’s boss, to dismiss his disruptive employee. The narrator is a “rather...

Essay | Updated Jul 26, 2012 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: The,Short,Story,By,Herman,Melville,“bartleby,Scrivener”,Is,A,First,Person,Narration,About,Copyist,Who,Refuses,To,Do

armen_melikian

Journey To Virginland: Epistle I

By Armen Melikian  (booksie.com)

At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age,...

Novel | Updated Jun 1, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Armen,Melikian,Contemporary,Literature,Avant-garde,Fiction,Modern,American,Post-modern,Against,Convention,Philosophical,Religion,Religious,Revolution,Dogma,Black,Humor,Exiled

northway

There Once Was A Man Named Herman.

By Northway  (booksie.com)

Well, im not sure where i was planning on going with this when i started... sometimes stories just come to you. of the people who have read it, most of them are convinced of the deeper meaning, so go ahead and try to find some.

Short Story | Updated Jul 27, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: There,Once,Was,A,Man,Named,Herman. Herman,Collected,Socks. He,Had,Socks,In,Red,And,Orange,They,Were,Plentiful,Numbers. His,Feet

paul_thomson

Finding Joy In Learning The Secret To Student Success?

By Paul Thomson  (booksie.com)

The secret to improving student performace: finding the joy in learning. Study Hamlet quotes not for the AP English Literature, but for pleasure.

Article | Updated Jan 10, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ap,English,Literature,Hamlet,Quotes,Moby,Dick,William,Shakespeare,Herman,Melville

thebeastinthebrooklynbridge

The Beast In The Brooklyn Bridge

By Thebeastinthebrooklynbridge  (booksie.com)

The early construction and operation of engineer John Roeblings Brooklyn Bridge was dogged by deaths and disasters, some of them, like the caisson fire of 1870 and the Brooklyn Bridget Riot of 1883, disturbingly bizarre. Indeed, insiders worried that the bridge would never be built, despite the...

Book | Updated Jun 27, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Beast,Brooklyn,Bridge,Free,David,Herman,Horror,Vivek,Langer

The White Whale

By Epicanthicfold87  (booksie.com)

A man grapples with the death of his father.

Short Story | Updated Jan 12, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Moby,Herman,Melville,White,Whale,Death,Grieving,Mourning,Funeral,Lightning,Storm

writer29

The Terrible

By Writer29  (booksie.com)

Herman Walker gets pulled into another world.

Short Story | Updated Sep 14, 2007 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,Horror,Herman,Shadows,Mystery

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