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http://www.lequartanier.com/auteurs/nathanael.htm

Bio

Instructor, Visual and Critical Studies; Art History; Liberal Arts; Photography (2006). BA, 1993, York University. Books: Sisyphus, Outdone. Theatres of the Catastrophal; Carnet de somme; We Press Ourselves Plainly; Absence Where As (Claude Cahun and the Unopened Book). Bibliography: Postmodern Culture; Critique et Plurilinguisme; The Constant Critic; American Book Review; Recours au poème. Translations: Murder (Danielle Collobert); The Obscene Madame D (Hilda Hilst); Poetic Intention (Édouard Glissant); Flowers of Spit (Catherine Mavrikakis). Awards: Bourse de séjour, Centre National du Livre (France); Résidence, Collège International de Traducteurs Littéraires (France); British Centre for Literary Translation Residential Bursary; Prix Alain-Grandbois; Chalmers Fellowship.


Publications

Sisyphus, Outdone. Theatres of the Catastrophal. Nightboat Books, 2012.
Carnet de somme. Le Quartanier, 2012.
Carnet de deliberations. Le Quartanier, 2011.
We Press Ourselves Plainly. Nightboat Books, 2010.
Vigilous, Reel: Desire (a)s accusation. Albion Books, 2010.
Absence Where As (Claude Cahun and the Unopened Book). Nightboat Books, 2009.
Carnet de deliberations. Le Quartanier, 2009.
At Alberta. BookThug, 2008.
...s'arretee Je. L'Hexagone, 2007. Prix Alain-Grandbois.
The Sorrow and the Fast of It. Nightboat Books, 2007.
Je Nathanael. BookThug, 2006.
Touch to Affliction. Coach House Books, 2006.
L'injure. L'Hexagone, 2004.
Je Nathanael. L'Hexagone, 2003.
etc.

Translations
The Mausoleum of Lovers (Le mausole des amants) by Herve Guibert. Nightboat Books, 2014.
Murder (Meurtre) by Danielle Collobert. Litmus Press, 2013.
The Obscene Madame D (A obscena senhora D) by Hilda Hilst. With Rachel Gontijo Araujo. Nightboat Books / A Bolha Editora, 2012.
Flowers of Spit (Fleurs de crachat) by Catherine Mavrikakis. BookThug, 2011.
Poetic Intention (L'intention poetique) by Edouard Glissant. Nightboat Books, 2010.
A Cannibal and Melancholy Mourning (Deuils cannibales et melancoliques) by Catherine Mavrikakis. Coach House Books, 2004.


Current Interests

Questions raised in courses include translatability and mis-translation, language and the body, architecture and desire, photography in thought, ethics of encounter and the unexpected, the first-person pronoun, and representations of world-historical violence at personal and international scales.

 

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