To be sure, among cultural heralds pushing ahead toward twentieth-century topics, there remained plantation nostalgists
and celebrants of the lost cause; but in most cases, such an atmosphere of historical and literary renewal called for a turning away from slavery, secession, war, military defeat and devastation, and enforced political reconstruction(18)--or at least the attempt to look beyond recent historical tragedy and find a means of reconnection with what might be termed a usable past.
But McGuinn's distinctive etherealism still comes through, which should leave both Americana aficionados and Byrds nostalgists
more than pleased.
That is, they were not retrograde nostalgists
for the Old Master days but brilliant propagandists and rhetoricians.
It is a cracking read for misty-eyed nostalgists
and an ideal Christmas present for the Boro fan in your life.
Even more than that, he sets the sports moped years against the popular culture of the day, producing an account that really deserves to be read by far more than 1970s nostalgists
with, alas, expanding waistlines.
By the way, did any other football nostalgists
notice a couple of classic aspects of Palace's thriller with Sunderland on Monday?
Moseley, of course, are desperate for points but the nostalgists
, of whom Coventry chairman Keith Fairbrother is one, will recall that this fixture used to be more important than that.
Which, as pop nostalgists
will recall from another era, is nowhere man.
And to the delight of nostalgists
, terrace activists and believers in the creative power of supporter generated atmosphere the Arena has vast convertible standing areas.
In a blink, Moseley went from being, just about, the best club in England to a repository for wounded nostalgists
If they all break through - the odds are against, but here's hoping - then Boro can achieve the Holy Grail of Ayresome nostalgists
- a Riochesque good team based around local lads sharing the pride and passion of the supporters.
Real 1960s nostalgists
will look for a touch more aggression from the exhaust note,pointing out that not only does it run like a sewing machine,but it sounds like one too.