Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street
Date: May 2018
Duration: 1 hours 53 minutes
In the story, a Wall Street lawyer hires a new clerk who, after an initial bout of hard work, refuses to make copy or do any other task required of him, with the words 'I would prefer not to'. The lawyer cannot bring himself to remove Bartleby from his premises, and decides instead to move his office, but the new proprietor removes Bartleby to prison, where he perishes.