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[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mythpunk#Other_proposed_derivatives Mythpunk]] refers to "a subgenre of mythic fiction" in which classical folklore and fairy tales get hyperpoetic postmodern makeovers. Coined by author Creator/CatherynneMValente, the term describes ''[[http://yuki-onna.livejournal.com/263738.html a brand of speculative fiction which starts in folklore and myth and adds elements of postmodern fantastic techniques: urban fantasy, confessional poetry, non-linear storytelling, linguistic calisthenics, worldbuilding, and academic fantasy.]]''

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[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mythpunk#Other_proposed_derivatives Mythpunk]] refers to "a subgenre of mythic fiction" in which classical folklore and fairy tales get hyperpoetic postmodern makeovers. Coined by author Creator/CatherynneMValente, the term describes ''[[http://yuki-onna.[[http://yuki-onna.livejournal.com/263738.html a describes]] "a brand of speculative fiction which starts in folklore and myth and adds elements of postmodern fantastic techniques: urban fantasy, confessional poetry, non-linear storytelling, linguistic calisthenics, worldbuilding, and academic fantasy.]]''
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->''"Sei had never been comfortable in the presence of books. Their natural state was to be shut, closed, to grin pagily from shelves, laughing at her, promising so much and delivering such meanness, such thinness. They displayed only men and women with dead eyes and rituals of living she could not understand. When closed, books gave impressions of perfection. They did not need her."''
-->--'''Cathrynne M. Valente''', ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}''

->''"We raise and raze our city like the strangest house of cards..."''
-->-- '''S.J. Tucker''', "We are Shangri-La"

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->''"Sei had never been comfortable in %%Quotes removed per [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=1327331003042025100&page=292#7291 this]] thread. If you want to add a new quote, take it to the presence of books. Their natural state was to be shut, closed, to grin pagily from shelves, laughing at her, promising so much and delivering such meanness, such thinness. They displayed only men and women with dead eyes and rituals of living she could not understand. When closed, books gave impressions of perfection. They did not need her."''
-->--'''Cathrynne M. Valente''', ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}''

->''"We raise and raze our city like the strangest house of cards..."''
-->-- '''S.J. Tucker''', "We are Shangri-La"
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* ''LightNovel/BibliothecaMysticaDeDantalian'' does it in-universe: storybooks have powers that can be drawn into RealLife, and it's the job of the main characters to stop such effects before they harm people. [[AntiHero Some of them]] are more willing to ShootTheDog than others.


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* ''LightNovel/TheMysticArchivesOfDantalian'' does it in-universe: storybooks have powers that can be drawn into RealLife, and it's the job of the main characters to stop such effects before they harm people. [[AntiHero Some of them]] are more willing to ShootTheDog than others.


* ''Manga/KagihimeMonogatari'' also does it in-universe: the main character is an avid reader and [[FanFic amateur writer]], so he's more than pleased to find out that fairy tales begin to play in real life... initially, anyway.

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* ''Manga/KagihimeMonogatari'' ''Manga/EternalAlice'' also does it in-universe: the main character is an avid reader and [[FanFic amateur writer]], so he's more than pleased to find out that fairy tales begin to play in real life... initially, anyway.


* Indie musician [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.J._Tucker S.J. Tucker]] has released, as of 2010, three albums based on Valente's work, toured with her to support ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}'', and sometimes performs in costume as characters from Valente's work. The first two albums in this series - ''For the Girl in the Garden'' and ''Solace and Sorrow'' are based upon the first two Orphan's Tales novels; the third, ''Quartered'', is based on ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}''.

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* Indie musician [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.J._Tucker S.J. Tucker]] Music/SJTucker has released, as of 2010, three albums based on Valente's work, toured with her to support ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}'', and sometimes performs in costume as characters from Valente's work. The first two albums in this series - ''For the Girl in the Garden'' and ''Solace and Sorrow'' are based upon the first two Orphan's Tales novels; the third, ''Quartered'', is based on ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}''.


* ''HouseOfLeaves''.

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* ''HouseOfLeaves''.''Literature/HouseOfLeaves''.


Characterized by [[AwesomeAnachronisticApparel baroque multicultural fashion]], [[EveryoneIsBi alternative/ queer sexuality]], [[AdaptationExpansion bizarre retellings]] of [[TwiceToldTale familiar faerie tales]], [[ImHavingSoulPains pervasive anxiety]], [[BigNo fear of inevitable change]], [[MindScrew elaborate symbolism]] and [[{{Deconstruction}} radical reinterpretation]], mythpunk is a cross-media movement. Although largely defined through literary works like Andrea Jones's ''Hook & Jill'', Francesca Lia Block's Literature/WeetzieBat series and Catherynne Valente's ''Literature/TheOrphansTales'', the mythpunk aesthetic occasionally manifests in music (The Decemberists), film (''Pan's Labyrinth''), jewelry and other media forms.

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Characterized by [[AwesomeAnachronisticApparel baroque multicultural fashion]], [[EveryoneIsBi alternative/ queer sexuality]], [[AdaptationExpansion bizarre retellings]] of [[TwiceToldTale familiar faerie tales]], [[ImHavingSoulPains pervasive anxiety]], [[BigNo [[PrimalFear fear of inevitable change]], [[MindScrew elaborate symbolism]] and [[{{Deconstruction}} radical reinterpretation]], mythpunk is a cross-media movement. Although largely defined through literary works like Andrea Jones's ''Hook & Jill'', Francesca Lia Block's Literature/WeetzieBat series and Catherynne Valente's ''Literature/TheOrphansTales'', the mythpunk aesthetic occasionally manifests in music (The Decemberists), film (''Pan's Labyrinth''), jewelry and other media forms.


* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'', Enough is more of [[UrbanFantasy Urban Fantasy]] blends with [[CassetteFuturism Formicapunk]] put, however, it does contains (due to directly surreal) some elements from this punk itself, but only cases for Skips-centric or special episodes in show and there even few themes from {{Cyberpunk}} in several episodes.
* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'' is Cartoon Network's first miniseries with plot begin to Boys named Wirt and Greg get lost to seemly endless countryside that said set to [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica Antebellum America-like area]] named "The Unknown" and they want return home, The show has heavily Mythpunk overtones and most of all tropes throughout miniseries, And there some people theorized the show was semi-(post)modern retelling of ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Dante's Inferno]]'' with American and some European folklore into mix.

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* ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'', Enough is more of a [[UrbanFantasy Urban Fantasy]] blends Fantasy]] mixed with [[CassetteFuturism Formicapunk]] put, Formicapunk]], however, it does contains (due to directly surreal) contain some elements from this punk itself, but only cases for genre as well, mostly in Skips-centric or special episodes in show episodes, and there where even a few themes from of {{Cyberpunk}} in several episodes.
* ''WesternAnimation/OverTheGardenWall'' is Cartoon Network's first miniseries with plot begin to Boys named Wirt and Greg get lost to seemly set in a place called The Unknown, a seemingly endless countryside that said set to in [[UsefulNotes/AntebellumAmerica Antebellum America-like area]] named "The Unknown" and they want return home, The show has heavily Mythpunk overtones and most of all tropes throughout miniseries, And there some America]] populated with people and creatures inspired by both American and European folklore. It's theorized that the entire show was semi-(post)modern is a postmodern retelling of ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Dante's Inferno]]'' with American and some European folklore into mix.Inferno]]''.


* ''Franchise/FactionParadox'', as a ''Doctor Who'' spinoff about a cyberpunk voodoo death cult, is built entirely on this trope.

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* ''Franchise/FactionParadox'', as a hypertextual ''Doctor Who'' spinoff about a cyberpunk voodoo death cult, is built entirely on this trope.

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* ''HouseOfLeaves''.

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* ''Film/HedwigAndTheAngryInch''.

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* Music/JoannaNewsom, especially the songs "Monkey & Bear" and "Colleen" but basically her oeuvre as a whole.


* ''Franchise/FactionParadox'', as a Doctor Who spinoff about a cyberpunk voodoo death cult, is built entirely on this trope.

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* ''Franchise/FactionParadox'', as a Doctor Who ''Doctor Who'' spinoff about a cyberpunk voodoo death cult, is built entirely on this trope.



** The ''Franchise/FactionParadox spinoff'' range, as a whole.

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** The ''Franchise/FactionParadox spinoff'' ''Franchise/FactionParadox'' spinoff range, as a whole.

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* ''Franchise/FactionParadox'', as a Doctor Who spinoff about a cyberpunk voodoo death cult, is built entirely on this trope.


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** The ''Franchise/FactionParadox spinoff'' range, as a whole.

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