A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics by Jon Foley Sherman

By Jon Foley Sherman

What occurs within the dating among viewers and performer? What

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


A unusual Proximity examines degree presence as key to pondering about

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

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

The moral probabilities of the level, argues Jon Foley Sherman, leisure not

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

of getting to others. A unusual Proximity is a different point of view on the

implications of realization in performance.

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