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Notes on Literature / Quotes: Radio Sets, Steampunk

I have written before (here) about what I believe underlies the enduring pop-cultural fascination with the speculative/alternate-historical fiction genre known as Steampunk. My opinion in a nutshell is this: In a world where the technologies driving it are fast becoming … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature: A Very Brief Note on Steampunk

Steampunk typically re-imagines intangible 20th/21st Century technology remade with 19th Century mechanical parts (clockwork, gears, pistons, valves, engines…) as in William Gibson’s Difference Engine or made tangible by unimaginable future advances in technology as in Neal Stephenson’s The Diamond Age. Is this, … Continue reading

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