In addition to the works of Lewis Carroll and Philip K. Dick already cited (and my own stories, of course), the following books are all good candidates for the "dreampunk" label:
The Dune series, by Frank Herbert (1965)
Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes (1966)
Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut (1969)
The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula K. Le Guin (1971)
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Cyberpunk, dieselpunk, steampunk... dreampunk? Unlike its better established siblings, this fledgling genre is not rooted in technology or a reimagining of a different era. Quite simply, it is rooted in dreams. Join the conversation to help decide w...