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Michael Pryor gives an overview and definition of the literary sub-genre Steampunk, '[a] speculative fiction set in the Victorian/Edwardian era. With a Science Fiction or Fantasy approach rather than a historical novel approach, Steampunk revels in combining the formality of late nineteenth /early twentieth century society with whizzbang technology ... a nostalgic, retro retake on the 'scientific romances' of Jules Verne and HG Wells.' Pryor discusses aspects of the sub-genre and works by Australian and overseas writers.

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