BARTLEBY, THE SCRIVENER

by Herman Melville

 
Bartleby: Bernard Mayes
Master of Chancery: Erik Bauersfeld
Nippers: Ben Jaquepetti
Officer: Martin Ponch

Technical Production by: John Whiting
Music Composed and Performed by: Lou Harrison and Douglas Leedy
Adapted and Produced by: Erik Bauersfeld


Bartleby "prefers not" to do any work except copy law documents for the Master of Chancery. Otherwise he stares, facing a stone wall outside the office window, passively resisting all demands coming from the world around him. After his death, the Master discovers a possible explanation.

Length: 33:45

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