Further Reading




Glasgow University Emblem Project


University of Toronto Lexicons of Early Modern English




Atack, C. (2018), 'Plato’s Statesman and Xenophon’s Cyrus', in G. Danzig, D.M. Johnson, and D. Morrison (eds.), Plato and Xenophon: comparative studies (Mnemosyne Supplements; Leiden: Brill), 510-43.

Beehler, Sharon A. “‘Confederate Season’: Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Understanding of Kairos.” In Shakespeare Matters: History, Teaching Performance, ed. Lloyd Davis, 74-88. Newark, 2003.


Cohen, Simona. "The Early Renaissance personification of Time and Changing Concepts of Temporality,"  Renaissance Studies,  Vol. 14 No. 3. 

--- "Kairos/Occasio – Vicissitudes of Propitious Time from Antiquity to the Renaissance", in Transformations of Time and Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Art, Leiden, 2014, chapter 8: 199-244.

--- "A Unique Renaissance Tafferia da Parto Lessons of Morality Painted for a Renaissance Bride" https://www.academia.edu/45003126/A_Unique_Renaissance_Tafferia_da_Parto_Lessons_of_Morality_Painted_for_a_Renaissance_Bride. 


Cummings, Peter, ‘The Alchemical Storm: Etymology, Wordplay, and New World Kairos in Shakespeare’s The Tempest’, Upstart Crow, 12 (1997) 127-40.


Furlani, Andre, ‘“In Place: Kairos in Samson Agonistes’, Seventeenth Century, 10.2 (1995) 219-35.


Hunt, Maurice, ‘Kairos and the Ripeness of Time in As You Like It’, Modern Language Quarterly, 52.2 (1991) 113-35.


Kiefer, Frederick, ‘The Conflation of Fortuna and Occasio in Renaissance Thought and Iconography’, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 9 (1979) 1-27.


Kinneavy, James L. “Kairos: A Neglected Concept in Classical Rhetoric.” In Rhetoric and Praxis: The Contribution of Classical Rhetoric to Practical Reasoning, ed. Jean Dietz Moss, 79-105. Washington, D.C., 1986.


Lane, Melissa. Method and Politics in Plato’s Statesman. Cambridge, 1998.


Mirhady, David C. “Plutarch’s Use of Theophrastus' Peri kairwn". In Teoria e Prassi Politica Nelle Opera di Plutarco (1995), 269-73.


O’Keefe, Frances St Anne, ‘Caliban’s Dream: Kainos and Kairos in The Tempest’, American Benedictine Review, 19 (1968) 370-385.


Onians, Richard Broxton. The Origins of European Thought about the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the World, Time and Fate. Cambridge, 1988.


Paul, Joanne, The Use of Kairos in Renaissance Political Philosophy', Renaissance Quarterly 67.1 (2014): 43-78.


Race, William H. “The Word Kairos in Greek Drama.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 111 (1981): 197-213


Rhetoric and Kairos: Essays in History, Theory and Praxis. Eds. Phillip Sipiora and James S. Baumlin. New York, 2002.


Scott, Alison, ‘The Jonsonian Masque and the Politics of Decorum’ in Ben Jonson and the Politics of Genre, ed by Alison Scott and A. D. Cousins (Cambridge: CUP, 2009).


Stewart, Robin Scott, ‘Redeeming Time: Messianism and Opportunism in the Development of the English History Play’ (Dissertation, University of California, 2013).


Thomas, Roger. “Kairos Revisted: An Interview with James Kinneavy.” Rhetoric Review 19.1/2 (2000): 73-88.


Usher, Stephen. “Kairos in Fourth-Century Greek Oratory” in Oratory in Action, eds. Michael Edwards and Christopher Reid, 53-56. Manchester, 2004.


Waller, G. F. The Strong Necessity of Time: The Philosophy of Time in Shakespeare and Elizabethan Literature. The Hague, 1976.


Walzer, Arthur. “Rhetoric of Counsel in Thomas Elyot’s Pasquil the Playne.” Rhetorica 30.1 (2012): 1-21.

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