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The Dramatic Festival: A Consideration of the Lyrical Method as a Factor in Preparatory Education (Classic Reprint)

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The Dramatic Festival: A Consideration of the Lyrical Method as a Factor in Preparatory Education (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Dramatic Festival: A Consideration of the Lyrical Method as a Factor in Preparatory EducationSuch are the facts which explain the continually increasing burden which the school is called upon to carry - all those fads and frills against which our utilitarians have been crying out. What these objectors to our miscellaneous curriculum overlook is that these things are veritably the bread of life for the child, quite as necessary as all the proficienci is that these things are veritably the bread of life for the child, quite as necessary as all the proficiencies for which they clamour; be cause without them the powers of life, of emotion and imagination and all the leisure accomplish ments which are essential to the development of manhood and womanhood, must perish. The prob lem is a much larger one and a more profoundly serious one than these critics of our modernised schools realise.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more