Publication details [#53223]

Hoyle, Susan, Alexandra Álvarez and María Josefina Valeri. 2010. Voices in a love story: Mérida letters from the eighteenth century. Text & Talk 30 (4) : 359–384.
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De Gruyter


This study considers the 18th century Merida letter corpus on the marriage of a young mulatto girl with a slave, as a single text and interprets the plurality of voices, representing conflicting social and religious ideologies, as polyphony.