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  • Susanne Valerie
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Part of the Performance Philosophy book series (PPH)


Actors and the Art of Performance opens with a cascade of contradictory motives for becoming an actor. These motives converge in the particular fascination of theater, in which ethics are realized in the aesthetic.


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    G.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit, trans. A.V. Miller (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977), 27.Google Scholar

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© Susanne Valerie 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Valerie
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  1. 1.University of Music and Performing ArtsViennaAustria

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