Degree

BS (Social Sciences & Liberal Arts)

Faculty / School

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)

Department

Department of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Date of Award

Spring 2017

Date of Submission

2017-04-05

Advisor/Supervisor

Dr Tiago Ferreira Lopes, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, IBA, Karachi.

Committee

Dr. Syed Noman ul Haq, Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, IBA, Karachi.

Project Type

SSLA Culminating Experience

Access Type

Restricted Access

Subjects

Comparative Literature, Identity Studies, Literary Analysis, Linguistic Anthropology, Other Psychology, Philosophy, Psychology

Abstract / Summary

This paper analyses existing scholarship on the concept of nostalgia, and explores the limitations in the available definitions. The paper, thus, evaluates the methodological and definitional gaps in psychological and historical approaches to nostalgia. Finally, it attempts to provide a blueprint for a reconceptualization of nostalgia using Gestalt theory.

Pages

63

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