Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media. Issue 12: The New Old: Archaisms and Anachronisms across Media

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media. Issue 12: The New Old: Archaisms and Anachronisms across Media

 

Transmedial and transcultural expressions of nostalgia are ubiquitous in our contemporary popular culture. Revival styles, vintage fashions, retro phenomena, skeumorphs and remediations are common presences in our increasingly digital cultural landscape, which gives up the dreams of spotless perfection of the binary code for the indexical ruins of the analogical. Edited by Stefano Baschiera, Queen’s University Belfast, and Elena Caoduro, University of Bedfordshire.

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