Nostalgia – references

The following references are mostly publications of IMNN members and do also include other major publications dealing widely with nostalgia and more specifically with relations to media, mediations and communication.

Angé, O., Berliner, D. (ed.) (2015) Anthropology and Nostalgia. New York [et al.] : Berghahn Books.

Angé, O., Berliner, D. (ed.) (2015) Nostalgie, Terrain, n° 65/septembre.

Arndt, J., Routledge, C., Sedikides, C. and Wildschut, T. (2006) ‘Nostalgia: Content, Triggers, Functions’. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91(5), pp. 975–993.

Arnold-de Simine, S. (2013) Mediating Memory in the Museum – Trauma, Empathy, Nostalgia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Atia, N. and Davies, J. (2010) ‘Nostalgia and the Shapes of History’. Memory Studies, 3(3), pp. 181–186.

Bang-Carlsen, H. and Schiermer, B. (2016), “Nostalgia, irony and collectivity in late-modern culture. The ritual watching of The Disney Christmas Show in Scandinavia”, Acta Sociologica.

Berliner, D. (2012) ‘Multiple Nostalgias: The Fabric of Heritage in Luang Prabang (Lao PDR)’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 18, pp. 769–786.

Beumers, B. (2005) Nikita Mikhalkov. Between Nostalgia and Nationalism. London-New York: I.B. Tauris.

Böhn, A. (2007) ‘Nostalgia of the Media/in the Media’, in W. Nöth and N. Bishara (eds) Self-Reference in the Media. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 143–153.

Bolzinger, A. (2007) Histoire de la nostalgie. Paris: Campagne Première.

Bonnett, A. (2015) The Geography of Nostalgia: Global and Local Perspectives on Modernity and Loss. London: Routledge.

Bonnett, A. (2010) Left in the Past: Radicalism and the Politics of Nostalgia. New York: Continuum.

Boym, S. (2001) The Future of Nostalgia. New York: Basic Books.

Brown, A. D. and Humphreys, M. (2002) ‘Nostalgia and the Narrativization of Identity: A Turkish Case Study’. British Journal of Management, 13(2), pp. 141–159.

Cardamone, G. and Corrente, M. (2000) ‘Diversità, stati di coscienza e relazione terapeutica’, in N. Losi (ed.) Vite altrove. Migrazioni e disagio psichico. Milano: Feltrinelli, pp. 311–324.

Carnay, Josh (2014). “Re-creating history and recreating publics: the success and failure of recent Ottoman costume dramas in Turkish media.” In European Journal of Turkish Studies, 19.

Cashman, R. (2006) ‘Critical Nostalgia and Material Culture in Northern Ireland’. Journal of American Folklore, 119(472), pp. 137–160.

Cassin, B. (2013) La nostalgie. Quand est-on chez soi? Ulysee, Enée, Arendt. Paris: Autrement Editions.

Castelnuovo-Frigessi, D. and Risso, M. (1982) A mezza parete. Emigrazione, nostalgia, malattia mentale. Torino: Einaudi.

Chase, M. and Shaw, C. (1989) ‘The Dimensions of Nostalgia’, in M. Chase and C. Shaw (eds) The Imagined Past: History and Nostalgia. Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 1–17.

Chivers, Y. C. and Biddinger, M. (2008) ‘It Kind of Gives You That Vintage Feel: Vinyl Records and the Trope of Death’. Media, Culture & Society, 30(2), pp. 183–195.

Coleman, Claire (2016), ‘Indie folk’s bowerbirds: Nostalgia and contemporary singer-songwriters’, in J.A. Williams and K. Williams (eds) The Singer-Songwriter Handbook, New York City, Bloomsbury Academic.

Chopra-Gant, M. (2016), “Pictures or It Didn’t Happen: Photo-nostalgia, iPhoneography and the Representation of Everyday Life, Photography and Culture, Volume 9, – Issue 2: Visualising Longing.

Coleman, C. (2016) ‘Indie folk’s bowerbirds: Nostalgia and contemporary singer-songwriters’, in J.A. Williams and K. Williams (eds) The Singer-Songwriter Handbook,New York City, Bloomsbury Academic.

Cook, P. (2005) Screening the Past. Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema. London-New York: Routledge.

Cross, Gary (2015) Consumed Nostalgia. Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism, Columbia University Press.

Cutcher, L. (2008) ‘Creating Something Using Nostalgia to Build a Branch Network’. Journal of Consumer Culture, 8(3), pp. 369–387.

Dachary, Lucie (2017), La nostalgie dans la série Stranger Things – Quand le passé des années 80 rencontre la modernité de 2017, Master professionnel, communication, CELSA, sous la direction de Karine Berthelot-Guiet, soutenue le 7 septembre 2017.

Dames, N. (2010) ‘Nostalgia and its Disciplines: A Reponse’. Memory Studies, 3(3), pp. 269–275.

Davis, F. (1977) ‘Nostalgia, Identity and the Current Nostalgia Wave’. Journal of Popular Culture, 11(2), pp. 414–425.

Davis, F. (1979) Yearning for Yesterday: A Sociology of Nostalgia. New York: The Free Press.

Davies, J. (2010) ‘Sustainable Nostalgia’. Memory Studies, 3(3), pp. 262–268.

DeLong, M., Heinemann, B. and Reiley, K. ‘Hooked on Vintage!’. Fashion Theory, vol. 9, issue 1, 2005, pp. 23-42.

Dika, V. (2003) Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film – the Uses of Nostalgia. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Doane, J. and Hodges, D. (1987) Nostalgia and Sexual Difference: The Resistance to Contemporary Feminism. London: Methuen.

Dove-Viebahn, A. (2013) ‘Mourning Becomes the Mad Men: Notes on Nostalgia’. Invisible Culture 17, (accessed 13 March 2013).

Dufays, Sophie (2014) El niño en el cine argentino de la postdictadura (1983-2008). Alegoría y nostalgia. Woodbridge, Tamesis.

Duyvendak, J. W. (2011) The Politics of Home – Belonging and Nostalgia in Western Europe and the United States. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dwyer, M. (2015) Back to the Fifties. Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dwyer, M. (2012) ‘The Same Old Songs’ Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media. Issue 3 ,

Edgerton, G. (2012) ‘JFK, Don Draper, and the New Sentimentality’. CST (Critical Studies in Television) Online, (accessed 17 June 2013).

Fantin, E. (2014) ‘Anti-nostalgia in Citroen’s advertising campaign’, in Niemeyer, Katharina (dir.), Media and nostalgia – Yearning for the past, the present and the future, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2014, pp.95-104

Fantin, E. (2015) ‘Les Trente Glorieuses dans la publicité française: entre témoignage mémoriel et fantasme nostalgique’, Modern and Contemporary France, special issue on Media, Memory & Nostalgia, Vol.23, 2, pp. 147-161.

Fevry, S. (2015) ‘Of Time and the City de Terence Davies: nostalgie de la mémoire ouvrière et introspection sociologique à l’écran’. Cinergie, il cinema e le altre arti, 8, p. 12-22.

Fevry, S. (2014) ‘Entre mémoire nationale et mémoire familiale. Les films de la vague sépia sous la France de Nicolas Sarkozy’. Cahiers Mémoire et Politique. Médias en jeu, enjeux de mémoires, p. 67-85.

Gabriel, Y. (1993) ‘Organizational Nostalgia–Reflection on the “Golden Age” ’, in Emotion in Organizations. London: Sage.

Garner, R. (2017) Nostalgia, Digital Television and Transmediality. New York, Bloomsbury.

Garner, R. (2014) ‘Celebrating and critiquing “past” and “present”? The intersection between nostalgia and public service discourses in BBC1’s Ashes to Ashes’. In: D Machin (ed.) Visual Communication. Berlin, De Gruyter, pp. 405-425.

Garner, R. (2013) Nostalgia and post-2005 British time travel dramas: A semiotic analysis of a television genre cycle. PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.

Glazer, P. (2005) Radical Nostalgia: Spanish Civil War Commemoration in America. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.

Goulding, C. (2001) ‘Romancing the Past: Heritage Visiting and the Nostalgic Consumer’. Psychology & Marketing, 18(6), pp. 565–592.

Grainge, P. (2002) Monochrome Memories: Nostalgia and Style in Retro America. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Gregson, N. and Crewe, L. (2003) Second-Hand Cultures. Oxford: Berg.

Greimas, A.-J. (2002) ‘De la nostalgie: étude de sémantique lexicale’, in A. Hénault (ed.) Question de sémiotique. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 593–600.

Guffey, E. E. (2006) Retro: The Culture of Revival. London: Reaktion.


Heijden, van der, T. (2015) ‘Technostalgia of the Present: From Technologies of Memory to a Memory of Technologies’, NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies, 4 (2), pp. 103-121.

Heijden, van der, T.  (2014) ‘”Voor ik vergeet”. Spinvis en het potentieel van reflexieve technostalgie’, in: Andeweg, Agnes & Elisabeth Wesseling (eds.), Wat de Verbeelding niet Vermag! Essays bij het afscheid van Maaike Meijer. Nijmegen: Vantilt, pp. 130-135.

Hochmann, J. (2004) ‘Nostalgie de l’éphémère’. Adolescence, Tome 22, numéro 4, Le Bouscat: L’esprit du temps, pp. 677–686.

Holdsworth, A. (2011) Television, Memory and Nostalgia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Holbrook, M. B. (1993) ‘Nostalgia and Consumption Preferences: Some Emerging Patterns of Consumer Tastes’. Journal of Consumer Research, 20, pp. 245–256.

Huang, X. (2006) ‘Performing Gender: Nostalgic Wedding Photography in Contemporary China’. Ethnologies, 28(2), pp. 81–111.

Hutcheon, L. (2000) ‘Irony, Nostalgia, and the Postmodern’. Methods for the Study of Literature as Cultural Memory, Studies in Comparative Literature, 30, pp. 189–207.

Jameson, F. (1991) Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Durham: Duke University Press.

Jankélévitch, V. (1974) L’Irréversible et la Nostalgie. Paris: Flammarion.

Jameson, F. (1974) ‘Walter Benjamin, or Nostalgia’, in Marxism and Form. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 60–82.

Jordbrekk, Anders (2016), The influence of the past. A Study of Retromania and Technostalgia in Contemporary Popular Music, Master Thesis in Musicology, Norvegian
University of Science and Technology.

Kalinina, E. (2017) Beyond nostalgia for the Soviet past: Interpreting documentaries on Russian television. European Journal of Cultural Studies, Online first 20 January, pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.1177/1367549416682245

Kalinina, E. (2017). Becoming patriots in Russia: Bio-politics, fashion and nostalgia. Nationalities Papers, 45 (1), pp. 8-24.  DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2016.1267133

Kalinina, E. (2016) What do we talk about when we talk about media and nostalgia? medien&zeit, 31(4), pp. 6-15 . Open Access Full Issue

Kalinina, E. (2016), “Media Times| The Flow of Nostalgia: Experiencing Television from the Past”, International Journal of Communication 10(2016), 5324–5341.
Kalinina, E.; Menke, M. (2016), “Negotiating the past in hyperconnected memory cultures: Post-Soviet nostalgia and national identity in Russian online communities”, International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, Volume 12, Number 1, 1 March 2016, pp. 59-74(16).

Keightley, E. and Pickering, M. (2014) ‘Retrotyping and the Marketing of Nostalgia’ in Niemeyer, K. (ed) Media and Nostalgia: Yearning for the Past, Present and Future. Palgrave MacMillan. With Michael Pickering

Keightley, E. and Pickering, M. (2006) ‘The Modalities of Nostalgia’. Current Sociology, 54, pp. 919–941.

Kessous, A. and Roux, E. (2012) ‘Nostalgie et management des marques: approche sémiotique’. Management & Avenir, 4(54), pp. 15–33.

Knowles, Kim (2015, ed.), Special issue on Vintage, European Journal for Media Studies.

Ladino, J. K. (2012) Reclaiming Nostalgia: Longing for Nature in American Literature. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Lasch, C. (1984) ‘The Politics of Nostalgia’. Harper’s Magazine, 269(1614), pp. 65–70.

Lizardi, Ryan (2017), Nostalgic Generations and Media. Perception and Time of Available Meaning, London [et al.], Lexington Books, 2017.

Lizardi, R. (2015) Mediated Nostalgia. Individual Memory and Contemporary Mass Media. London [et al.] Lexington Books.

Lizardi, R. (2014) “The Nostalgic Revolution Will be Televised” in Remake Television: Reboot, Re-use, Recycle, Carlen Lavigne, ed., Lexington books.

Loveland, K.-E., Smeesters, D. and Mandel, N. (2010) ‘Still Preoccupied with 1995: The Need to Belong and Preference for Nostalgic Products’. Journal of Consumer Research, 37(3), pp. 393–408.

Lowenthal, D. (1985) The Past is a Foreign Country. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lowenthal, D. (2013) ‘Nostalgic Dreams and Nightmares’, Change over Time, 3(1), pp. 28–54.

Maier, C. (1999) ‘The End of Longing? Notes toward a History of Postwar German National Longing’, in J. S. Brady, B. Crawford and S. E. Wiliarty (eds) The Postwar Transformation of Germany: Democracy, Prosperity, and Nationhood. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press

Marcus, D. (2004) Happy Days and Wonder Years: The Fifties and the Sixties in Contemporary Cultural Politics. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press.

Matt, S. J. (2011) Homesickness: An American History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

May, Vanessa (2016), “Belonging from afar: nostalgia, time and memory”, The Sociological Review.

McCabe, D. (2004) ‘ “A Land of Milk and Honey”? Reengineering the “Past” and “Present” in a Call Centre’. Journal of Management Studies, 41(5), pp. 827–856.

Menke, M. (2017) Seeking Comfort in Past Media: Modeling Media Nostalgia as a Way of Coping with Media Change. International Journal of Communication, 11, pp. 626-646. Open Access Article

Menke, M. (2016) medien&zeit Special Issue: Media, Communication and Nostalgia. medien&zeit, 31(4). Co-edited with Christian Schwarzenegger Open Access Full Issue

Menke, M. (2016) Media, Communication and Nostalgia. Finding a better tomorrow in the yesterday? medien&zeit, 31(4), pp. 2-5. With Christian Schwarzenegger Open Access Full Issue

Mitchell, C. and Weber, S. (1999) Reinventing Ourselves as Teachers: Beyond Nostalgia. London: Falmer Press.

Nash, J. E. (2012) ‘Ringing the Chord, Sentimentality and Nostalgia among Male Singers’. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 41(5), pp. 581–606.

Niemeyer, K. (2016), « Désigner l’âge d’or : médias et nostalgies d’un espace et d’un temps (a)dorés », Le Temps des médias, no. 27, Age d’or, p. 16-30.

Niemeyer, K. (2016) , ‘Nostalgie’, Encyclopédie critique du témoignage et de la mémoire, online.

Niemeyer, K. (2016), “Digital Nostalgia”, Media Development, 4/2016, p. 27-31.

Niemeyer,K. (2015), A theoretical approach to vintage: from oenology to media, European Journal of Media Studies, Autumn 2015.

Niemeyer, K. (2014 ed.), Media and Nostalgia, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Niemeyer, K. (2014) with Daniela Wentz, ‘Nostalgia is not what it used to be : serial nostalgia and nostalgic televison series’, in Niemeyer, Katharina (ed.) , Media and Nostalgia – yearning for the past, present and future, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, p. 129-139.

Padva, G. (2015) Queer Nostalgia in Cinema and Popular Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Pajala, M. (2017), ‘Long live the friendship between the Soviet Union and Finland!’ Irony, nostalgia, and melodrama in Finnish historical television drama and documentary series’, European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 20(3) 271–284

Panati, C. (1991) Panati’s Parade of Fads, Follies and Manias. New York: Harper Perennial.

Popovic, M. (2015) ‘La Yougonostalgie – la Yougoslavie au regard des derniers pionniers’. Etudes Balkaniques 19/20, Cahiers Pierre Belon, Paris: Association Pierre Belon, p. 305-323.

Popovic, M. (2014) ‘Jugonostalgija – Jugoslavija kao metaprostor u suvremenim umjetničkim praksama (Yugonostalgia – Yugoslavia as a meta-space in contemporary art practices)’, co-authorship with Petra Belc, Život umjetnosti 94.

Plasketes, G. (1992) ‘Romancing the Record: The Vinyl De-evolution and Subcultural Evolution’. Journal of Popular Culture, 25, pp. 109–122.

Reynolds, S. (2011) Retromania, Pop Culture’s Addiction to its Own Past. London: Faber and Faber.

Robertson, J. (1997) ‘Empire of Nostalgia: Rethinking “Internationalization” in Japan Today’. Theory Culture Society, 14, pp. 97–122.

Schrey, D. (2017), Analoge Nostalgie in der digitalen Medienkultur, Kadmos.

Schrey, D. (2015) ‘Nostalgie’ and ‘Nostalgiefilm’, in: Wulff, Hans J. (ed.), Lexikon der Filmbegriffe, Kiel: CAU-Kiel, online:

Schrey, D. (2015) ‘Retrofotografie. Die Wiederverzauberung der digitalen Welt’, in Medienwissenschaft. Rezensionen, Reviews 1/2015, p. 9-26.

Schrey, D. (2014) ‘Analogue Nostalgia and the Aesthetics of Digital Remediation’, in: Niemeyer, Katharina (ed.), Media and Nostalgia. Yearning for the Past, Present and Future, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, p. 27-38.

Schrey, D. (2010) ‘Mediennostalgie und Cinephilie in Planet Terror und Death Proof’, in Böhn, Andreas and Kurt Möser (eds.), Techniknostalgie und Retrotechnologie, Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing, p. 183-195

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T. and Baden, D. (2004) ‘Nostalgia: Conceptual Issues and Existential Functions’. Handbook of Experimental Existential Psychology, pp. 200–214.

Sedikides, C., Wildschut, T., Gaertner, L., Routledge, C. and Arndt, J. (2008) ‘Nostalgia as Enabler of Self-continuity’. Self-Continuity: Individual and Collective Perspectives, pp. 227–239.

Schwarz, O. (2012) ‘Good Young Nostalgia – Camera Phones and Technologies of Self among Israeli Youths’. Journal of Consumer Culture, 9(3), pp. 348–376.

Snagge, J. and Barsley, M. (1972) Those Vintage Years of Radio. London: Pitman Publishing.

Sperb, J. (2015) Flickers of Film. Nostalgia in the Time of Digital Cinema. Rutgers University Press.

Strangleman, T. (1999) ‘The Nostalgia of Organisations and the Organisation of Nostalgia: Past and Present in the Contemporary Railway Industry’. Sociology, 33(4), pp. 725–746.

Suominen, J. (2007), ‘The Past as the Future? Nostalgia and Retrogaming in Digital Culture’. Proceedings of perthDA2007. The 7th International Digital Arts and Cultures Conference. The Future of Digital Media Culture, 15–18 September 2007, Perth, Australia.

Szendy, P. (2008) Tubes. La philosophie dans le juke-box. Paris: les Éditions de Minuit.

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Wilson, J. L. (2005) Nostalgia: Sanctuary of Meaning. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.

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