Patterns of discourse semantics: A corpus-assisted study of financial crisis in British newspaper discourse in 2009

@article{Schrter2015PatternsOD,
  title={Patterns of discourse semantics: A corpus-assisted study of financial crisis in British newspaper discourse in 2009},
  author={Melani Schr{\"o}ter and Petra Storjohann},
  journal={Pragmatics and Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={6},
  pages={43-66}
}
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