By Jon Foley Sherman

What occurs within the courting among viewers and performer? What

choices are made within the house of functionality approximately how we attend to


A unusual Proximity examines level presence as key to considering about

performance and ethics. it's the first phenomenological account of ethics

generated from, instead of utilized to, modern theatrical productions.

The moral chances of the level, argues Jon Foley Sherman, relaxation not

so a lot in its objects—the performers and the express itself—as within the “how”

of getting to others. A unusual Proximity is a distinct standpoint on the

implications of awareness in performance.

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