VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus publications

VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus


This is a collection of publications, both in-house and external, that are based on the VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus.

If you have made use of this corpus, please email us your publication details and we will put your reference up on this website.

In press

  • Krennmayr, T., and Steen, G.J. (in press). The VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus. In: N. Ide and J. Pustejovsky (Eds.), Handbook of Linguistic Annotation. Berlin: Springer.





  • Steen, G.J., Dorst, A.G., Herrmann, J.B., Kaal, A.A., & Krennmayr,T. (2010). Metaphor in usage. Cognitive Linguistics, 21(4), 765-796.
  • Steen, G.J., Dorst, A.G., Herrmann, J.B., Kaal, A.A., Krennmayr, T., & Pasma, T. (2010). A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: From MIP to MIPVU. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Steen, G.J., Biernacka, E.A., Dorst, A.G., Kaal, A.A., López-Rodríguez, I., & Pasma,T. (2010). Pragglejaz in practice: Finding metaphorically used words in natural discourse. In: G. Low, Z. Todd, A. Deignan & L. Cameron (Eds.), Researching and Applying Metaphor in the Real World, pp. 165-184. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.