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Telling Time

Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785

Telling Time( )
Author: Sherman, Stuart
Series title:Emersion: Emergent Village Resources for Communities of Faith Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 1997
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $175.95
Book Description:

A revolution in clock technology in England during the 1660s allowed people to measure time more accurately, attend to it more minutely, and possess it more privately than previously imaginable. In Telling Time, Stuart Sherman argues that innovations in prose emerged simultaneously with this technological breakthrough, enabling authors to recount the new kind of time by which England was learning to live and work. Through brilliant readings of Samuel Pepys's...
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