Famous quote by Laurence Housman

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It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not t
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"It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not to be medieval in its treatment"

- Laurence Housman

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This quote by Laurence Housman speaks with the importance of making historical topics appropriate to modern-day audiences. Housman suggests that the best method to do this is not to be excessively focused on the historic context, but to instead find methods to make the subject relatable to the current generation. He implies that by doing this, the audience can much better comprehend and appreciate the subject. This idea is specifically relevant in today's world, where it is very important to be able to link the past to the present. By finding methods to make history appropriate to modern audiences, we can much better understand our own history and the world around us. Housman's quote is a pointer that it is very important to discover ways to make history accessible and fascinating to modern audiences, so that we can better value and understand our past.

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England Flag This quote is written / told by Laurence Housman between July 18, 1865 and February 20, 1959. He/she was a famous Playwright from England. The author also have 24 other quotes.

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