Reconsidering the migrant letter: from the experience of migrants to the language of migrants

@article{Borges2016ReconsideringTM,
  title={Reconsidering the migrant letter: from the experience of migrants to the language of migrants},
  author={M. Borges and S. Cancian},
  journal={The History of the Family},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={281 - 290}
}
Abstract Following a century of scholarly attention, the migrant letter, whether written by family members, lovers, friends, or others, is a document that continues to attract the attention of scholars and general readers. Over time, the study of migrant letters has developed in myriad directions. It has adopted methodologies ranging from the publication of complete collections and excerpts to the close analytical and computational readings of letters and their authors examined through the lens… Expand

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