À propos

Over the past fifteen years, Steampunk - a mash-up of Victorian and sci-fi aesthetics with a splash of punk rock attitude - has gone from being a literary movement to a part of pop culture and a way of life. This subculture celebrates the inventor as an artist and hero, re-envisioning and crafting retro technologies including antiquated airships and steam-powered robots. The Steampunk aesthetic now permeates movies, comics, fashion, art and more, and has given a distinct flavor to iconic events such as Maker Faire and the Burning Man festival. The Steampunk Bible is the first book of its kind, a fully illustrated compendium tracing the roots and history of this subculture, from the work of its godfathers Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, to the key figures who coined the word that would spawn a literary genre, to the vast community of craftsmen and artists who translated that spark into a lifestyle with clothing and accessories such as goggles, corsets, pocket watches, and with an attitude to match. This ultimate resource, filled with scores of illustrations and photographs, will appeal to aficionados and novices alike as author Jeff VanderMeer takes the reader on a wild ride through the clockwork corridors of Steampunk past, present and future.

  • Auteur(s)

    Jeff Vandermeer

  • Éditeur

    Abrams Us

  • Distributeur

    Art And Paper

  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    224 Pages

  • Longueur

    26.2 cm

  • Largeur

    19 cm

  • Épaisseur

    2.2 cm

  • Poids

    891 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Jeff Vandermeer

Né en 1968, Jeff VanderMeer a grandi dans les Îles Fidji et vit maintenant en Floride avec sa femme. Auteur, éditeur et professeur de creative writing, traduit dans plus de vingt langues, ses romans ont remporté les plus grands prix spécialisés (Nebula, Rhysling, British Fantasy, World Fantasy, Shirley Jackson). Encensée par la critique, la trilogie Le Rempart Sud, adaptée par Alex Garland avec Natalie Portman et Jenifer Jason- Leigh, est attendue au cinéma en 2018 (Paramount). Son premier roman, La Cité des Saints et des Fous a reçu en France le prix du Cafard cosmique 2007.