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  • n. A postmodern genre of art as well as a budding subculture that combines the aesthetics of the interbellum period through World War II and ending circa 1950s (a range of time often referred to as the “diesel era” by the dieselpunk community) with contemporary creations.


diesel +‎ -punk (Wiktionary)



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  • The Gatehouse: 'The term “Dieselpunk�? was first coined to describe a darker, dirtier side of Steampunk, informed by Cyberpunk sensibilities, set in a post-Steampunk era with a higher industrial level of development. However due to the relative lack of fiction that fits this description the suggestion has been raised that “Dieselpunk�? may in fact be nothing else than Pulp fiction.'

    January 14, 2008