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CoastConFan commented on Ben Gallivan's blog post Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration
"Yeah, you sure could spend time working out parameters, but what then, an Attire Patrol?  Nah, let's not go there - enough of that in the SCA, SASS, North South Skirmish Association and the like.  I like steampunk just as it is and I…"
Jan 29, 2013
Ben Gallivan commented on Ben Gallivan's blog post Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration
"Yes, I was planning on writing something along the lines of 'What Is Steampunk?' but the question is too vague that I could have been there for hours, nay days."
Jan 29, 2013
CoastConFan commented on Ben Gallivan's blog post Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration
"No Ben, you didn't open a can of worms at all.  Each person is the one in charge as to what they want to wear and what they call it.  Mind you I personally have an idea as to what is steampunk, but it is no more valid than any other…"
Jan 29, 2013
Ben Gallivan commented on Ben Gallivan's blog post Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration
"I don't think there is any real set design or rule for steampunk fashion per se, I think that everyone has their own ideas and that's great. That's the beauty of it I guess - anything goes. I may have opened up a can of worms by…"
Jan 29, 2013
CoastConFan commented on Ben Gallivan's blog post Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration
"The Victorian Era left few non-traditional roles for women historically.  But I like steampunk because we don’t have to follow those outmoded rules in our thoughts and actions.  Reimagining the past and past fiction is the one great…"
Jan 29, 2013
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Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration

Unfortunately, women are often conspicuous by their absence in the more classic steampunk literature. Take 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea for instance. There is no doubt that it’s a fantastic novel from the author that many consider to be the father of the genre but reading it, one could be forgiven for wondering whether or not…See More
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Steampunk Lit for Costume Inspiration

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 7:16am 5 Comments

Unfortunately, women are often conspicuous by their absence in the more classic steampunk literature. Take 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea for instance. There is no doubt that it’s a fantastic novel from the author that many consider to be the father of the genre but reading it, one could be forgiven…

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