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The steampunk bible : an illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature / Jeff VanderMeer with S. J. Chambers ; contributions from Desirina Boskovich ... [and others].

Authors: VanderMeer, Jeff.
Call number: 809.38766 VAN
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2011.
Publication date: 2011.
Subject: Steampunk fiction -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Steampunk culture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Title: The steampunk bible : an illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature / Jeff VanderMeer with S. J. Chambers ; contributions from Desirina Boskovich ... [and others].
Physical description: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Introduction -- An imaginary voyage to the past: steampunk origins in Victorian imagination and innovation -- Clanking metal men, Baroque airships, and clockwork worlds -- The fiction, illustrated narratives, and story behind the stories -- From Forevertron to the Raygun rocketship and beyond: art, "making," craftsmanship, and aesthetic legitimacy -- Hair stays, goggles, corsets, clockwork guitars, and imaginary airships: -- Fashion, accessories, music, and the steampunk subculture -- Magic lanterns, robot armies, giant tuning forks, and perambulating castles: steampunk movies and television -- The future of steampunk: will clockwork gears, mechanical corsets, and dirigibles be enough? -- Resources -- Index.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added author: Chambers, S. J.
ISBN: 9780810989580 (alk. paper) :
0810989581 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2010032900
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1302528
Bib No.: 1302528

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