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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The Vampyre

He was one of the earliest pupils at recently established Ampleforth College fromand in went up to the University of Edinburgh, where he wrote a thesis on sleepwalking and received his degree as a doctor of medicine on 1 August at the age of Had it not been for Polidori’s discussion with Byron and Shelley about galvanism, perhaps we wouldn’t have Frankenstein, or Po,idori Modern Prometheus.

Alejandra Vallez marked it as to-read Mar 17, Julieta added it Sep 29, Old authors had a way about descriptions and making the most exciting things appear vxmpiro. Aubrey returns to London and is amazed when Ruthven appears shortly thereafter, alive and well.

It’s a chilling story with one of the most memorable fictional vampires in literature, and if Polidori had been a slightly better writer, it would still be remembered as fondly as Dracula. Jan 16, Juushika rated it really liked it Shelves: The story is a small gothic delight, not particularly complex by modern conception of the vampire trope but seminal and still interesting: The Reader of the Tower marked it as to-read Apr 26, For that I will respect and appreciate The Vampyre.

Byron wrote and quickly abandoned a fragment of a story, which Polidori used later as the basis for his own tale, The Vampyrethe first vampire story published in English. The vampire is cruel and greedy behind his seductive mask.


I really enjoyed this romantic story. It’s hard to say much overall about this story. Before drawing his last breath, he makes the odd request that Aubrey keep his death and crimes secret for a year and a day. Among these authors were Byron’s physician, John William Polidori.

El vampiro y otros cuentos by John William Polidori

There, I said it! William Michael Rossetti published Polidori’s journal in Too late, and Aubrey’s sister is doomed. Production for the film was slated to begin in latewith filming taking place in the UK, Italy and Greece.

Polidori is said to have been inspired from an abandoned work of Byron himself and had allegedly based the character of Lord Ruthven on him. Ianthe tells Aubrey about the legends of the vampire.

This probably runs in the same strain of thoughts, as my undying love yes. Ashe and is scheduled for release in October The 11th century collection of works is believed to have been derived from an ever older and now lost piece of work called Brihatkathawhich was written in a language Paisachi that is all but lost and rarely appears in antique works written in old Sanskrit.

But there’s enough to make me sad that Byron didn’t finish it himself.

The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. The story does focus on his feelings and things he encouters along the way, but it is a third-person narration williamm on a …more Absolutely not Aubrey. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Shelley for the first time. Books by John William Polidori.


Polidori named the character “Lord Ruthven” as a joke. His most successful work was the short story ” The Vampyre “the first published modern vampire story. That’s what ‘Vampyre’ is.

PaperbackLarge Print72 pages. A number of films have depicted John Polidori and the genesis of the Frankenstein and “Vampyre” stories in The wwilliam met up with Percy and Mary Shelley on the shores of Lake Geneva and one night decided upon a ghost story writing competition.

Cristina rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Aubrey then goes back to England to protect his young sister from Ruthven. Juan Marco marked it as to-read Apr 04, The Vampyre was incorrectly attributed to Byron for many years – and is probably responsible for its success because the novella itself is not much more than mediocre.

Although this story is sometimes attributed to Lord Byron, that is is false. Kohn Aubrey could not avoid remarking, that it was not upon the virtuous, reduced to indigence by the misfortunes attendant even upon virtue, that he bestowed his alms; — these were sent from the door with hardly suppressed sneers; but when the profligate came to ask something, not to relieve his wants, but to allow him to wallow in his johhn, to sink him still deeper in his iniquity, he was sent away with rich charity.

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El vampiro y otros cuentos

Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin”The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron. But it’s not true. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.