What is brome?

  • (noun): Any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions.
    Synonyms: bromegrass


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Bromus Carinatus
... Bromus carinatus is a species of brome grass known by the common names California brome and mountain brome ...
The Sparagus Garden - Topical Matters
... Brome's plays are rich with allusions to contemporary conditions that offer miniature snapshots of London life at the time ... The river was frozen over in the winter of 1634–35.) Consistent with this topicality, Brome's play referred to an actual London asparagus garden it was located on 2 ... Several of Brome's other plays, like The Weeding of Covent Garden (c ...
A Mad Couple Well-Match'd - Genre
... Like most of Brome's comedies, A Mad Couple shows strong influences from the works of Ben Jonson and from earlier works in the genre of city comedy ... The resemblance between Brome's complaisant cuckold Saleware in A Mad Couple and the character Candido in Thomas Dekker's The Honest Whore, Part 1 has drawn notice ... A special debt to Jonson's comedy has been noted in Brome's portrayal of the widow character, Mistress Crostill ...
A Jovial Crew - Genre
... The Gypsies Metamorphosed is also worth noting, since Brome was a self-styled follower of Jonson ... Indeed, Brome's play is only one item in a literature on beggars and their habits and music that grew throughout the century, from Samuel Rowlands' Slang Beggars' Songs (1610) to Daniel ... Brome's contribution to this literature has attracted the attention of specialist scholars, for its songs and for its preservation of the particular linguistic forms of the Caroline underclass ...
A Jovial Crew - Publication
... The volume contains Brome's dedication of the play to Thomas Stanley ... verses composed by James Shirley, John Tatham, and Alexander Brome among others ... The play was Brome's most popular work during its own historical era, and was reprinted in 1661 (by bookseller Henry Brome), 1684 (by Joseph Hindmarsh), and 1708 (C ...

Famous quotes containing the word brome:

    I have been in love, and in debt, and in drink,
    This many and many a year.
    —Alexander Brome (1620–1666)