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  1. Introduction.Artemis Leontis - 2001 - Thesis Eleven 67 (1):iii-v.
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    Mediterranean Theoria: A View From Delphi.Artemis Leontis - 2001 - Thesis Eleven 67 (1):101-117.
    Whereas the Mediterranean has not submitted easily to strong theories, still it has inspired a certain kind of theorizing from the ground. The setting of the Mediterranean viewed from the land's edge gave the world theoria, which Greek etymology and usage associates with looking onto a scene with amazement, viewing drama, being sent as an emissary to consult the oracle, or traveling for the purposes of sightseeing. The present essay explores some connections between the Mediterranean and theoria. Following a brief (...)
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    Primordial Home, Elusive Home.Artemis Leontis - 1999 - Thesis Eleven 59 (1):1-16.
    This article builds on a developing interdisciplinary discussion of home. It studies two 20th-century texts in counterpoint: political philosopher Agnes Heller's essay, `Where Are We at Home,' and novelist Melpo Axioti's My Home, a nostalgic recollection of life on Mykonos. Heller contrasts the elusive, self-appointed geography of postmodern living with a traditional view of primordial dwelling, a non-transient way of dwelling that gave to Earth a commitment stretching from ancestral past to a distant future. That experience is all but lost (...)
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