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Steaming into a Victorian future : a steampunk anthology /

by Taddeo, Julie Anne [edt]; Miller, Cynthia J [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First paperback edition.Description: xxvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780810893153; 0810893150.Subject(s): Steampunk fiction -- History and criticism | Steampunk culture | Steampunk culture | Steampunk fiction | Criticism, interpretation, etc
Contents:
Ken Dvorak -- Reimagining characters, reconfiguring relationships : Some notes on the steampunk social problem novel / Catherine Siemann -- Useful troublemakers: social retrofuturism in the steampunk novels of Gail Carriger and Cherie Priest / Mike Perschon -- Corsets of steel: steampunk's reimagining of Victorian femininity / Julie Anne Taddeo -- Love and the machine: technology and human relationships in steampunk romance and erotica / Dru Pagliassotti -- "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 / Jamieson Ridenhour -- Refurbishing time and place : "In sum, evil has prevailed": the moral morass of science and exploration in Jacques Tardi's The Arctic marauder / Erika Behrisch Elce -- "Fulminations and fulgurators": Jules Verne, Karel Zeman, and steampunk cinema / John C. Tibbetts -- Airships east, zeppelins west: steampunk's fantastic frontiers / Cynthia J. Miller -- Enacting the never-was: upcycling the past, present, and future in steampunk / Suzanne Barber and Matt Hale -- Objectified and politicized: the dynamics of ideology and consumerism in steampunk subculture / Diana M. Pho -- Retrofitting things : "Love the machine, hate the factory": steampunk design and the vision of a Victorian future / Sally-Anne Huxtable -- Steve Jobs versus the Victorians: steampunk, design, and the history of technology in society / Amy Sue Bix -- Remaking the world: the steampunk inventor on page and screen / A. Bowdoin Van Riper -- Steampunk's legacy: collecting and exhibiting the future of yesterday / Jeanette Atkinson -- Steampunk: looking at the evidence / Jeff VanderMeer.
Summary: "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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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

"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.

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