Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Playfully mashing up the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with whimsically modernized technology, the wildly popular steampunk genre is here to stay. Now...long live the revolution!
Steampunk Revolution features a renegade collective of writers and artists, including steampunk legends and hot, new talents rebooting the steam-driven past and powering it into the future. Lev Grossman?s “Sir Ranulph Wykeham-Rackham, GBE, a.k.a. Roboticus the All-Knowing? is the Six-Million-Dollar Steampunk Man, possessing appendages and workings recycled from metal parts, yet also fully human, resilient, and determined. Bruce Sterling?s “White Fungus? introduces steampunk?s younger cousin, salvage-punk, speculating on how cities will be built in the future using preexisting materials. Cat Valente?s “Mother Is a Machine? explores the merging of man and machine and a whole new form of parenting. In Jeff VanderMeer?s anti-steampunk story “Fixing Hanover,? a creator must turn his back on his creation because it is so utterly destructive. And Cherie Priest presents “The Clockroach,? a new and very unsettling mode of transportation.
Going far beyond corsets and goggles, Steampunk Revolution is not just your granddad?s zeppelin—it?s an even wilder ride.
Playfully mashing up the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with whimsically modernized technology, this entertaining and edgy new anthology is the third installment in a bestselling steampunk series. Featuring a renegade collective of writers and artists?from beloved legends to rising talents?the steam-driven past is rebooted and powered by originality, wit, and adventure. Lev Grossman offers a different take on the Six Million Dollar Man who possesses appendages and workings from recycled metal parts, yet remains fully human, resilient, and determined. Catherynne M. Valente explores a new form of parenting within the merging of man and machine while Cherie Priest presents a new, unsettling mode of transportation. Bruce Sterling introduces steampunk?s younger cousin, salvage-punk, while speculating on how cities will be built in the future using preexisting materials and Jeff VanderMeer takes an antisteampunk perspective as a creator must turn his back on an utterly destructive creation. Going beyond the simple realms of corsets and goggles, this engaging collection takes readers on a wild ride through Victoriana and beyond.