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Vanhoutte, Kristof K. P. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
The present article investigates the rhythm of study as described by Giorgio Agamben in "The idea of study", present in Idea of prose. In this short treatise, Agamben presents Melville's scrivener Bartleby as the exemplary embodiment of study. Bartleby's paradigmatic status, according to Agamben's interpretation, does,…
Descriptors: Study, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Models
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Koegel, Ashley Kern – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2008
Originally published in "Putnam's Monthly Magazine" in 1853, nearly a century before autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was formally recognized, Herman Melville's "Bartleby" is the naive tale of a nonconforming, socially awkward character. However, when placed into contemporary context, retrospective analysis indicates that Bartleby may in fact have…
Descriptors: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Identification, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Sanchez, Robert – Internet World, 1995
Description of projects available through the Internet that are making English-language electronic texts available focuses on Project Gutenberg. Other projects discussed include Project Bartleby; Alex, a catalog of electronic texts; Banned Books Online; Human Languages Page; The Childrens' Literature Web Guide; and a directory of digital…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Censorship, Childrens Literature, Computer Networks