Temporal Energy

Thomas Allen

University of Ottawa

Tom Allen, Associate Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, is the author of A Republic in Time (UNC Press, 2008). Most recently, he has edited Time and Literature, an essay collection to be published by Cambridge in January, 2018.


The electromagnetic impulses at the heart of Samuel Morse’s telegraph flow through the confluence of different modes of time. The telegraph operates through the creation of isolated, measurable moments—of signal and... [ view full abstract ]


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