Before I go on about my preferred genre, I should probably explain what steampunk is since most people stop me after I have already begun to speak about it to ask what exactly I mean. 894 more words
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There seems to be a misconception in modern society that our ancestors were incredibly straight-laced and that entertainment for them was to sit around exchanging cholera survival stories and attempting to ford a river without losing their oxen. 1,531 more words
I have yet to meet an H. G. Wells book that I didn’t like, and First Men in the Moon is no exception. His scientific romances are always full of interesting concepts and he was all for turning Victorian ideals on their heads even during his own time. 410 more words
608.7: de Vries, Leonard. Victorian Inventions. New York: American Heritage Press, 1971. 192 pp.
- 600: Technology
- 608: Inventions and patents
- 608.7: Historical, geographic, and personal treatment of inventions and patents… 273 more words