Are You A Bromide?

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Frank Gelett Burgess was an artist, art critic, poet, author and humorist An important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance of the 1890s, particularly through his iconoclastic little magazine, The Lark, he is best known as a writer of nonsense verse, such as The Purple Cow , and for introducing French modern art to the United States in an essay titled The Wild Men of Paris.

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  • Paperback
  • 48 pages
  • Are You A Bromide?
  • Gelett Burgess
  • English
  • 15 January 2018
  • 9781419107450

10 thoughts on “Are You A Bromide?

  1. says:

    Published in 1908, and still certainly relevant nowadays, this is the sort of essay that would in our contemporary age be part of a blog series or would be distilled in an article of the Onion or some other parody news source This particular short essay was originally published in The Smart Set in 1906 and was then made into a standalone volume, presumably to be read and chortled over by those who fancied themselves to be among the illuminati 9 It is difficult for me at least to read this book and avoid seeing that it is written on at least two levels On the one hand, this book is a lighthearted humorous piece that divides humanity into two types, conventional bromides who ape the trends of others and unpredictable sulphites capable of original thought One can sense within the reader as well an understanding that the terms used by the author are capable of becoming cliches, so that people who read the book uncritically can adopt the language of the book without having the proper ironic mindset to apply them to themselves, such that what is original can become copied often enough so as to eventually be particularly trite and banal.The essay itself is a short one of...

  2. says:

    I read Have You an Educated Heart before this one and think it is a stronger book Even so, this title is worth the hour of reading Beautiful border art and illustrations add a great touch to the prose.

  3. says:

    Good little read I was lucky enough to hold and read the 1906 edition Alternate title Are You Basic, Bro

  4. says:

    Yes, I am a Bromide I m guilty on several occasions of uttering bromidioms such as It s not so much the heat as the humidity Burgess in his 1906 essay some references are a bit outdated but as long as the sarcasm stays fresh, who cares casts a gimlet eye on my predecessors in the art of boredom that large part of the population, that live their lives from a script and bemoans the dwindling numbers of Sulphites, the unpredictable sorts who are ready to explode wit...

  5. says:

    This book is the worst I just read it because of the memorable use of the word bromide by Ayn Rand in her novels I was surprised to find out out that popular culture could be just as mind numbing in the 1920s as it is today It is like read...

  6. says:

    It is a good read, providing the way to think that whether one is Bromide or the Sulphite.The basic difference between them is the being rational and irrational Must read it is beautifully written.

  7. says:

    A short read I find myself thinking about the central concept of this book from time to time The Iowa State University library has a beautifully illustrated, and very old, copy of it.

  8. says:

    Clever, still timely, beautifully illustrated.

  9. says:

    Is this satire an attempt to deflate inflated, doctrinaire elites just another whining and moaning malcontent self loathing and self absorbed plaintiff too long before the bar

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