Review of Andreas Musolff. 2016. Political metaphor analysis. Discourse and scenarios. Bloomsbury, 194 p

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Anna A Gornostaeva

Moscow State Linguistic University

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Translation and Pedagogics


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