Memories of Mediated Pasts and Hopes for Mediated Futures

  • Andra IvănescuEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture book series (PSAVC)


This final chapter draws conclusions based on the case studies examined throughout the book and argues that these interpretations of the past through the lens of popular culture are simultaneously grounded in contemporary thought and looking towards the future. A mini-case-study in the form of Cuphead (2017) demonstrates that paramusical connotations cannot be avoided, even when they are not explicitly employed, and the manifold meanings of appropriated music in nostalgia games come together in the conclusions of the book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Brunel University LondonLondonUK

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