• F. A. Ankersmit
  • J. J. A. Mooij


There has not been one and only one mainstream in the debate on metaphor which has flourished during the last decades. Rather there have been several important tendencies, approaches or positions. We want to characterize them, if only in a very incomplete manner, in order to give a historical background to the essays collected in this volume.


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