The Cast-Iron Canvasser single work   short story   humour   satire   science fiction  
  • Author: A. B. Paterson
Issue Details: First known date: 1891... 1891
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  • Steampunk Note: This story can be read as proto-steampunk - that is, writing from before the emergence of steampunk as a distinct style, often from the Victorian period itself, that employs elements that can be seen as resonant with steampunk. The robotic salesperson in the nineteenth century setting in particular is of interest here.

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Alternative title: Der hartnaeckige Vertreter
Language: German
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