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Steaming into a Victorian future : a steampunk anthology / edited by Julie Anne Taddeo, Cynthia J. Miller. - First paperback edition. - xxvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reimagining characters, reconfiguring relationships : Some notes on the steampunk social problem novel / Useful troublemakers: social retrofuturism in the steampunk novels of Gail Carriger and Cherie Priest / Corsets of steel: steampunk's reimagining of Victorian femininity / Love and the machine: technology and human relationships in steampunk romance and erotica / "Anything is possible for a man in a top hat with a monkey with a monocle": remixing steampunk in Professor Elemental's The indifference engine / Refurbishing time and place : "In sum, evil has prevailed": the moral morass of science and exploration in Jacques Tardi's The Arctic marauder / "Fulminations and fulgurators": Jules Verne, Karel Zeman, and steampunk cinema / Airships east, zeppelins west: steampunk's fantastic frontiers / Enacting the never-was: upcycling the past, present, and future in steampunk / Objectified and politicized: the dynamics of ideology and consumerism in steampunk subculture / Retrofitting things : "Love the machine, hate the factory": steampunk design and the vision of a Victorian future / Steve Jobs versus the Victorians: steampunk, design, and the history of technology in society / Remaking the world: the steampunk inventor on page and screen / Steampunk's legacy: collecting and exhibiting the future of yesterday / Steampunk: looking at the evidence / Ken Dvorak -- Catherine Siemann -- Mike Perschon -- Julie Anne Taddeo -- Dru Pagliassotti -- Jamieson Ridenhour -- Erika Behrisch Elce -- John C. Tibbetts -- Cynthia J. Miller -- Suzanne Barber and Matt Hale -- Diana M. Pho -- Sally-Anne Huxtable -- Amy Sue Bix -- A. Bowdoin Van Riper -- Jeanette Atkinson -- Jeff VanderMeer. Foreword / Part I. Part II. Part III. Afterword :

"This collection expands and extends existing scholarship on steampunk in order to explore many previously unconsidered questions about cultural creativity, social networking, fandom, appropriation, and the creation of meaning. [It] offers a wide-ranging look at the impact of steampunk, as well as the individuals who create, interpret, and consume it."--Publisher information.

9780810893153 0810893150

016632197 Uk


Steampunk fiction--History and criticism.
Steampunk culture.
Steampunk culture.
Steampunk fiction.


Criticism, interpretation, etc.

PN3448.S73 / S74 2014

809.38 / S74 2014

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