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Reclaiming heritage: colourization, culture wars and the politics of nostalgia (1999)
Journal Article
Grainge, P. (1999). Reclaiming heritage: colourization, culture wars and the politics of nostalgia. Cultural Studies, 13(4), doi:10.1080/095023899335077

This article considers the discursive continuities between a specifically liberal defence of cultural patrimony, evident in the debate over film colourization, and the culture war critique associated with neo-conservatism. It examines how a rhetoric... Read More

TIME's past in the present: nostalgia and the black and white image (1999)
Journal Article
Grainge, P. (1999). TIME's past in the present: nostalgia and the black and white image. Journal of American Studies, 33(3),

In 1995, the Hubble Space Telescope sent back to astronomers at the University of Arizona a series of vivid colour images of the Eagle Nebula, a dense formation of interstellar gas and dust the likes of which cradle newborn stars. As evidence that ou... Read More