Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879-1944) was an American writer, born in Brockton, Massachusetts, and educated at Radcliffe College.

She was a reader in English at Bryn Mawr, 1901-10. Mrs. Gerould was criticized as weighing down a distinct literary talent with an unbending conservatism, which though it did not attract the masses, had a coterie of faithful admirers. In addition to many articles in magazines she published:

  • Vain Obligations (1914)
  • The Great Tradition (1915)
  • Hawaii, Scenes and Impressions (1916)
  • A Change of Air (1917)
  • Modes and Morals (1919), a collection of essays
  • Valiant Dust (1923), a collection of short stories

Famous quotes by katharine fullerton gerould:

    ... no gentleman lies, on any occasion, with unmixed pleasure. He feels, rather, as if he had put on rags.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    The real drawback to ‘the simple life’ is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and listened for an hour to talk about bull-roarers and leopard-societies.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with whom you may and may not marry.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)