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New Work / Literary Memoir: Video

New Work;

gladly; beyond

she roams


Clare Robertson Moore

{Literary Memoir}

New Work / Literary Memoir: Welcome
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The manuscript is contributes to conversations started by; Rachel Cusk, Amy Liptrot, Melissa Broder, Kate Zambreno, Kris Kraus, Sheila Heti, Maggie Nelson, Anne Boyer and Clarissa Pinkola Estes.


she roams

Is a self-reflexive text paralleling ideas of
artistic development and life-as-art-practice with the deeply personal account of my partner’s diagnosis and death from a rare form of brain tumour. The novel divides itself between urban and rural settings, between care duties and wild places, between the constructs of art, the realities of grief, and the solace of Shetland. 

The work finds form through a split self narrative structured in three part vignettes, allowing the reader to share in the disorientation and reorientation of fractured personhood and dissociation from body.

New Work / Literary Memoir: Text
New Work / Literary Memoir: Text
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Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, The Depths of the Sea, 1887, watercolor and gouache on wove paper mounted on panel, 197 x 76 cm (Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum)

New Work / Literary Memoir: Image
New Work / Literary Memoir: Image
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