Bartleby, The Scrivener – Meme & Poster Download


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To be frank, my story is a serious work of literature and I can't say that I appreciate Mr. Draeger attempting to add humor to it. Don't waste your ink.

—Herman Melville

Literature Disguised as Fun

These are the posters, cartoons and memes from Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street in full color (if the original is color). The PDF download also includes a photo of Melville and some blank memes that your students can get creative with.

These can be printed* for your classroom or for your homeschooled students. See below for what’s included.

*The download can be used to print memes and posters for a single classroom or one household.

Included in the Download

Art Used

  • Melville Portrait Portrait of Herman Melville. Commissioned and presented to the family by Melville’s brother-in-law, John Hoadley. The portrait now hangs in the Edison and Newman Room in the Houghton Library at Harvard University. {{PD-US-expired}}
  • Are You Going to Finish Me? (Detail) Stillleben mit Folianten, oil on canvas mounted on cardboard. 19.6 in x 19.6 in. Public Domain. {{PD-US-expired}}
  • The Most Interesting Man in Literature Portrait of a Young Man Frank Duveneck (1848-1919) oil on canvas, 35.5” in x 26.5” {{PD-US-expired}}
  • If that guy… Portrait of a Young Man Michiel Sweerts oil on canvas / 44.8” x 36.2” / 1656 {{PD-US-expired}}
  • What Would Bartleby Do? The Thinker (Le Penseur) Auguste Rodin Sculpture / 1904 / {{PD-US-expired}}