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Popular Music Nostalgia

Hugh Dauncey et Chris Tinker
p. 8-17
Traduction(s) :
La Nostalgie dans les musiques populaires

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This varied and diverse collection of articles focuses on the wide-ranging phenomenon of nostalgia in a number of national, international and transnational contexts. Engaging with and building on existing studies in disciplines as different yet as complementary as popular music studies, cultural studies, psychological studies and consumer/marketing research, it aims to contribute further towards defining the burgeoning field of popular-music-related nostalgia.

It goes almost without saying that the study of nostalgia is now a well-established area of intellectual enquiry, although still a field in which new approaches and insights are being provided. One of the “problems” of talking about nostalgia is that everyone seems to know what it means in general, but it is still a concept that requires constant discussion in order to grasp its slippery polysemy. The authors in this current collection of studies all “discuss their terms” in different ways, within the context of their individu...

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Hugh Dauncey et Chris Tinker, « Popular Music Nostalgia », Volume !, 11 : 1 | 2014, 8-17.

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Hugh Dauncey et Chris Tinker, « Popular Music Nostalgia », Volume ! [En ligne], 11 : 1 | 2014, mis en ligne le 30 décembre 2014, consulté le 22 novembre 2017. URL :

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Hugh Dauncey

Hugh Dauncey is Senior Lecturer in French at Newcastle University. He has authored and edited numerous studies of French popular culture, including (with G. Hare) The Tour de France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values (Frank Cass, 2003) and France and the 1998 World Cup: The National Impact of a World Sporting Event (Frank Cass, 1999).

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Chris Tinker

Chris Tinker Chris Tinker is Reader in French at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He has published on French popular culture during the 1960s and 1970s, particularly chanson and the youth media, and is author of Georges Brassens and Jacques Brel: Personal and Social Narratives in Post-war Chanson (2005).

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