Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Sisyphus, Outdone.: Theatres of the Catastrophal” as Want to Read:
Sisyphus, Outdone.: Theatres of the Catastrophal
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Sisyphus, Outdone.: Theatres of the Catastrophal

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  1 review
Here, Nathanael engages the catastrophal photographic, translative, architectural calling to the scene a discrepant combinatory of voices including Ingeborg Bachmann, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Dmitri Shostakovich, to insist on the relational and seismic state of language and the image."
Paperback, 146 pages
Published October 8th 2012 by Nightboat Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Sisyphus, Outdone., please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Sisyphus, Outdone.

Community Reviews

Showing 1-34
4.40  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  1 review


Filter
 | 
Sort order
Garconniere
Mar 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I keep re-reading and re-reading this book and can't decide whether or not there will be a moment when I am "done" with it.
Kevin C
rated it it was amazing
May 25, 2014
Joanie C.
rated it it was amazing
Dec 30, 2017
Gretchen Lida
rated it liked it
Jun 16, 2016
Tobias
rated it really liked it
Aug 26, 2015
Rachel
rated it it was amazing
May 25, 2017
Daniel Rounds
rated it liked it
Jul 10, 2014
Trish Salah
rated it it was amazing
May 27, 2017
Alison
rated it really liked it
Oct 19, 2015
Afton Wilky
rated it it was amazing
Jan 19, 2014
J.A.J.
marked it as to-read
Feb 23, 2013
shapeshifting
marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2013
Reader
marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2014
Richard Chiem
marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2014
Sylvain
marked it as to-read
Apr 23, 2014
Ela
added it
Dec 12, 2013
Zoe Tuck
marked it as to-read
May 22, 2015
Everett Maroon
marked it as to-read
May 22, 2015
Jess
marked it as to-read
May 24, 2015
Stephanie McGarrah
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2015
Sunny
added it
Dec 27, 2015
Pearl Pirie
marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2016
Alma Q
added it
May 23, 2016
Chloe
marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2016
Michael sinkofcabbages
marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2017
Jerome
marked it as to-read
May 08, 2017
Paul Bisagni
marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2017
Igrowastreesgrow
marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2017
dreamer of art
marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2018
Mark William
marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2018
Jacob Wren
marked it as to-read
Sep 16, 2018
William Repass
marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2019
Omar García
marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2019
Eva Silverman
marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
11 followers
Nathanaël is a Canadian writer, literary translator and educator. Some of her works have been published under her legal name Nathalie Stephens. She lives in Chicago.

In 1970 Nathanaël was born as Nathalie Stephens in Montreal. She studied Literature at the Lumière University Lyon 2 and the York University, Toronto. Since 2002 she is member of the Québec Union of Writers. She teaches at the School
...more
“The time of the photograph is [always] after. This imprecision accommodates the numerous successions, the end upon seismic end, in a time without time, un[re]countable: still. In this, it is a perfect crime, “l’anéantissement anéanti, la fin… privée d’elle-même.” 1 likes
More quotes…