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Nostalgia

Combray
village of narrator and family. [Fr. Lit.: Remembrance of Things Past]
Give My Regards to Broadway
singer sends well-wishes to home town. [Am. Pop. Music: Fordin, 531]
Happy Days
TV series viewed 1950s America through tinted lenses. [TV: Terrace, I, 337–338]
Krapp
passes the time by listening to tapes on which he had recorded his earlier experiences and reflections. [Br. Drama: Beckett Krapp’s Last Tape in Weiss, 244]
My Ántonia
book in which author recalls her precious child-hood years. [Am. Lit.: Magill I, 630–632]
ou sont les neiges d’antan
“Where are the snows of yesteryear?” [Fr. Lit.: Ballade des Dames du temps ladis, “Villon” in Benét, 1061]
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The news has received heavy coverage, and prompted residents to talk nostalgically about the old Hard Rock, which in the National's words "was [originally] the largest building in sight.
Alajdin Demiri notes that when the political parties are faced with extinction, they nostalgically recall their earlier ideas or they ask to be pardoned for their mistakes.
Watching Andrew Dunn and Shobna Gulati reprise their roles as Tony and Anita respectively is nostalgically heartwarming.
Ask anyone in these parts to remember their childhood - and Redcar's the place to set them rabbiting nostalgically.
During our conversation, Roger described quite nostalgically how becoming aware of the environment changed his life forever: "My dad worked for General Electric and when I was eight he was transferred to Arizona.
Alongside graph-paper diagrams and drawings that help relate McCall's work to, say, concrete poetry or Gordon Matta-Clark's architectural slices, Landscape for Fire returns us nostalgically to its original art-historical context and all the untidy experimentation of the '60s and '70s.
The last three poems included here, "Impressions of Africa," "On the Edge," and "Seasons on Earth," show Koch's gradual movement from a poetry "ecstatically in the present tense" toward the often nostalgically tinged pathos of much of his later work.
We see family, buy gifts, enjoy nativity plays and carol services, and become nostalgically awash with memories of Christmases past.
As meller elements take over, viewers will find themselves drumming their fingers in anticipation or nostalgically recalling pic's high-octane beginning.
Heading into the last few months of the year, I can't help but look nostalgically at the summer that has faded away.
We might nostalgically think of those days as times when 'good old fashioned Kiwi values' prevailed in all relationships.
Nostalgically challenged priests will, if they can, feed their starving egos and the fundamentalist Catholic laity with a dose of the magical.