Telling Time

Telling Time

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Describes changes in clock technology and the measurement of time and its effect on prose literature.Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785 Stuart Sherman ... In England this diurnal design appears first in the manuscript diary and then, four decades later, in the daily newspaper. ... Pepys, I argue, devised a new diurnal template in manuscript for the tracking of time and self; Addi- son and Steele were the firstanbsp;...

Title:Telling Time
Author:Stuart Sherman
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 1996-01


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