Fredric Jameson has selected two crucial points for bringing academic discourse into the age of television:

(1) INTERMEDIA INFLUENCE, through which the fundamental and pervasive features of the audio-visual media -- mechanical reproduction of the sights and sounds of the lifeworld -- begins to influence representation in print.

(2) THE EMOTION EXPERIENCED WITH THIS SHIFT, with the turn away from one pattern of organization in which our cognition is invested to a different pattern.

Is Jameson right? Is nostalgia the emotion that informs the representation practices to which he refers? (11)