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Visibility/Disability; Steampunk Prosthetics, Bodies and Industrial Society

Steampunk, a hybrid genre of new-Victorianism and science fiction, until recently has suffered from a lack of academic attention, on the one hand criticized for romanticizing the Victorian era, and on the other, disregarded as nostalgic and perhaps even juvenile pulp. However, unlike other genres, steampunk has first emerged as a primarily performative aesthetic movement, …