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Just what is STEAMPUNK anyway?

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Just what is STEAMPUNK anyway?

The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences describes the Steampunk Fashion Craze as “an inspired movement of creativity and imagination. With the backdrop of either Victorian England or America’s Wild West at hand, modern technologies are re-imagined and realized as elaborate works of art, fashion, and mechanics. If Jules Verne or H.G. Wells were writing their science fiction today, it would be considered “Steampunk”.    Although many works central to the genre were published in the 1960s and 1970s, the term Steampunk originated in the late 1980s as a tongue-in-cheek variant of cyberpunk. It was coined by science fiction author K. W. Jeter,...

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