El vampiro y otros cuentos has 21 ratings and 6 reviews. Daniel said: Puedo decir que porfin leí el primer relato escrito sobre bien lo leí. John William Polidori was an Italian English physician and writer, known for his John William Polidori’s Followers (64) . El vampiro y otros cuentos by. John. This annotated edition and its accompanying audiobook version of John William Polidori’s novella The Vampyre. A. Tale () was produced by course.

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We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. If you are fan of traditional, dare I say classic, vampire fiction Retrieved 25 November Afterwards, Shelley and I had a conversation about principles – whether man was to willian thought merely an instrument.

Bk marked it as to-read Feb 13, The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. However, the term “romantic” is properly applied here. Wliliam reminds Aubrey of his oath to keep his death a secret. Polidori was the personal physician of the infamous Lord Byron, and this work of fiction was conceived on that famous holiday event in which Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and Mary Godwin who would later become Mary Shelley issued a challenge to each other to write Gothic stories.

El vampiro y otros cuentos by John William Polidori

Kept indoors by the “incessant rain” of that “wet, ungenial summer”, [3] over three days in June the five turned to telling fantastical tales, and then writing their own. Byron even released his own Fragment of a Novel in an attempt to clear up the mess, but, for better or worse, “The Vampyre” continued to be attributed to him. Apart from TwilightPolidori can boast of having directly influenced CarmillaOlalla and finally Dracula – so in short: He later produced this literary treatment of the vampire legend the first one to be published in English using Byron’s story, which the famed poet started but left incomplete, as a basis, but re-writing it completely.


Want to Read saving…. The Vampire novella ” Fragment of a Novel “.

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The curiosity factor is what keeps this story published and the fact of Polidori’s connections to Byron and the vampire myth. While I can appreciate the importance of this text as the first vampire story, I’m glad it was a short read, since it’s lost most of its tension over the years.

The tale begins with a vampire arriving popidori London; he catches the eyes of the citizens with his uniqueness. John William Polidori’s The Vampyre is both a classic tale of gothic horror and the progenitor of the modern romantic vampire myth that has been fodder for artists ranging from Anne Rice to Alan Ball to Francis Ford Coppola. He was smart as can be, young, young, and very handsome.

There was one circumstance about the charity of his Lordship, which was still more impressed upon his mind: A young man, Aubrey, becomes fascinated with the mysterious Lord Ruthven that has entered London society. I particularly enjoyed the first polidoei of vampyre in Greece.


Es interesante ver lo mucho que arruina el uno al otro. The history of this short story might be even more willuam than the actual writing itself.

While the story itself is intriguing, the way it is told is so boring. They decided to write a horror-story.

Lord Byron to Count DraculaLondon: Then things turn and the vampire starts haunting the main character. No trivia or quizzes yet.

El vampiro y otros cuentos

This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Polidori entered Lord Byron’s service as his personal physician, and accompanied Byron on a trip through Europe.

polidorl Montague Summers’ Guide to Vampires. For fans of historical gothic fiction only, otherwise you will be tremendously bored. The Vampyre is a groundbreaking work worth reading.

Opposed to him, there is another noble, the young Aubrey, initially naive and eager for adventures, but whose destiny vzmpiro be marked by the vampire. As far as the writing, I didn’t feel that it was particularly inspired or brilliant.

The tale was first attributed to Lord Byron himself, and it gained immense popularity. I can recommend its read!

But, like all the vampires in that tradition, he is not a dynamic character.