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270. Clocks, Jacks, Jacquemarts: Time as Character in Early Modern Drama

Wednesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 606, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Richard Mark Preiss, Univ. of Utah

1. "'For Now Hath Time Made Me His Numbering Clock': Shakespeare's Jacquemarts," Wendy Beth Hyman, Oberlin Coll.

2. "Tick-Talk: Hamlet," Richard Mark Preiss

3. "'Observe the Sawcinesse of the Jackes': Clock Jacks and the Complexity of Time in Early Modern England," Tiffany Stern, Univ. of Oxford, University Coll.


  • General Literature – Drama

  • British Literature – Renaissance and Elizabethan

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