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Passive Constitutions or 7 1/2 Times Bartleby
by Branka Arsic
This book represents an analysis of one of the most enigmatic characters in American literature. At the same time, it addresses various questions in Melville's writings, such as passivity, identity, the impersonal and neutral, sexuality and the question of marriage, drug addiction, and ethics (especially the problem of testifying and friendship). Reference is made to the w ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 13th 2007 by Stanford University Press
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