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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Hiroki Yoshikuni Hiroki Yoshikuni, “Kant with Bartleby: A Fate of Freedom” (pp. 37–63) This essay explores the problem of the “unaccountable” in Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” (1856) in light of the Kantian idea of freedom. The lawyer-narrator declares his own inability to tell a story...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (2): 233–261.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Nancy D. Goldfarb Nancy D. Goldfarb, “Charity as Purchase: Buying Self-Approval in Melville’s ‘Bartleby, the Scrivener’” (pp. 233–261) This essay examines Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” (1853) in light of recent scholarship in philanthropic studies. Through the lawyer-narrator...