Frank Gelett Burgess (1 Buch)

(18661951)

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Frank Gelett Burgess (January 30, 1866 – September 18, 1951) was an artist, art critic, poet, author and humorist, writing under the name "Gelett Burgess" and other pseudonyms. An important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance of the 1890s, particularly through his iconoclastic little magazine, The Lark. At first, the magazine was edited and written primarily by Burgess,… (mehr)

 

The Ghost-Extinguisher

von Frank Gelett Burgess

This short story must have been the inspiration for the popular movie "Ghost Busters" (1984). The humorist-author here tells the tale of a scientist-philosopher who invents devices to capture ghosts and sets...