Conference reading

Here is some recommended reading on nostalgia in preparation for tomorrow’s conference. If you know any books on the topic you would like tor recommend, please leave a comment.

Agacinski, Sylviane, Time Passing: Modernity and Nostalgia. Translated by Jody Gladding, New York 2003.
Ankersmit, Frank R., History and Tropology. The Rise and Fall of a Metaphor, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London 1994.
Atia, Nadia, Jeremy Davies, Nostalgia and the shapes of history, Memory Studies 3 (2010), 181-6.
Boym, Svetlana, The Future of Nostalgia, New York 2001.
Chase, Malcom, Christopher Shaw (eds.), The Imagined Past: History and Nostalgia, Manchester 1989.
Dames, Nicholas, Amnesiac Selves: Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 1810-1880, New York 2001.
Davis, Fred, Yearning for Yesterday. A Sociology of Nostalgia, London 1979.
Fischer, Volker, Nostalgie. Geschichte und Kultur als Trödelmarkt, Luzern, Frankfurt 1980.
Fritzsche , Peter, Specters of History: On Nostalgia, Exile, and Modernity, The American Historical Review 106 (2001), No. 5, 1587-1618.
Fritzsche, Peter, How Nostalgia Narrates Modernity, idem, Alon Confino (eds.), The Work of Memory. New Directions in the Study of German Society and Culture, Urbana 2002, 62-81.
Fritzsche, Peter, Stranded in the Present: Modern Time and the Melancholy of History, Cambridge/Mass., London 2004.
Hutcheon, Linda, Irony, Nostalgia, and the Postmodern. Methods for the Study of Literature as Cultural Memory, Stud­ies in Comparative Literature 30 (2000), 189-207.
Illbruck, Helmut, Nostalgia. Origins and Ends of an Enenlightened Disease, Evanston/Ill. 2012.
Lowenthal, David, The Past is a Foreign Country, Cambridge 1985.
Niemeyer, Katharina (ed.), Media and Nostalgia: Yearning for the Past, Present and Future, Basingstoke 2014.
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang, Das nostalgische Syndrom. Überlegungen zu einem neueren antiquarischen Gefühl, Frankfurter Hefte. Zeitschrift für Kultur und Politik 28 (1973), N. 4, 270-6.
Starobinski, Jean, William S. Kemp, The Idea of Nostalgia, Diogenes 14 (1966), 81-103.
Stewart, Susan, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection, Baltimore, London 1984.
Wilson, Janelle L., Nostalgia: Sanctuary of Meaning, Lewisburg 2005.


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