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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 hijacking has produced an enormous backlash that manifests itself in two fallacies - the Aquarian fallacy and the Nostalgist fallacy.
Of course, nostalgists will disagree on what period in the past should be our model.
Garci is Spanish cinema's supreme nostalgist, so pic actually looks and feels as though it were made 40 years ago, right down to the sprightly soundtrack and the over-applied fades to black.
The "Valley" of pic's title is none other than Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, favored location of that other 1970s nostalgist, Paul Thomas Anderson.
It's no longer possible to survive in the TV biz as a little indie," says Solomon, who is no nostalgist.
So whatever anyone may think of the performance of the successive governments that have run Wales since 1999 - all Labour-led, of course - there can be no going back to pre-Assembly days, as the nostalgists of the Abolish the Assembly Party would have us do.
In the 19th century, when Britain really was the country the Brexit nostalgists want back, you could work anywhere without a passport.
Unless they, too, are reactionaries, interest in the long-term causes of present events cannot be called the unique preserve of nostalgists.
Ideal for researchers, fellow nostalgists, and the many PR bods we deal with.
So, for boomers who want to find meaning in senescence, prove that your generation is not a bunch of geriatric narcissists and nostalgists by thinking and acting outside of yourself, and teaching your children and grandchildren all the wisdom you've collected over the years.
I'm hoping obviously that its the bookies who will be greetin' and not nostalgists pining for a bygone age when a somewhat lighter Jason Weaver was booting home Quick Ransom for Mark Johnston.
Two: Keep pushing the music into the future; nostalgists, stay away.