chapter  17
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As a Matter of Love

A Short Dialogue on Love Made Material
ByFrancesca Rendle-Short, Melody Ellis

The proposition is simple. We will correspond about love. In both of our writing practices we have explored a preoccupation with the body as it applies to writing, as well as an interest in the materiality of the body and its traces (collected objects, family photo albums, letters tucked into books, collected handkerchiefs—artefacts of the everyday).