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Technology and Reason: an Aesthetic Study of the World View of Steampunk Movies

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DOI: 10.23977/langl.2022.050107 | Downloads: 8 | Views: 400

Author(s)

Qian Liu 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Television School, Communication University of China, 100024, China

Corresponding Author

Qian Liu

ABSTRACT

Steampunk movies originally came from literary works, and gradually evolved into a unique style movie through adaptation and fusion. Steampunk movies are full of longing for science and technology and the embodiment of human rational spirit. Analysis of the worldview in its aesthetic characteristics, including postmodernist time-space view, infinite admiration of technology, rebellious speculative spirit, utopia and dystopia, and finally summarized The aesthetic significance of steampunk movies is to reflect the typical characteristics of contemporary literary thoughts.

KEYWORDS

Steampunk movie, World view, Aesthetics

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Qian Liu, Technology and Reason: an Aesthetic Study of the World View of Steampunk Movies. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2022) Vol. 5: 26-29. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/langl.2022.050107.

REFERENCES

[1] From Baidu Encyclopedia-Wasteland movies are a sub-genre of science fiction movies.
[2] Wasteland movies are designed to explore the world after civilization is completely destroyed after a huge disaster. These deadly disasters come in various forms, such as nuclear war, plague, alien invasion, robotic uprising, side effects of scientific development, natural disasters, supernatural phenomena, religious trials, etc.
[3] Lu Guishan. Chinese Contemporary Trend of Thought in Literature and Art (Third Edition) . China Renmin University Press, 2014, P144.
[4] Wu Qiuya, Du Hua. Transcending the Unsurpassable Steam Era--The World View of Steampunk Movies. Contemporary Cinema, 2019(05):126.
[5] Wu Qiuya, Du Hua. Transcending the Unsurpassable Steam Era--The World View of Steampunk Movies. Contemporary Cinema, 2019(05):127.

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