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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This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Admittedly in this case, there is nothing at all to recommend Lord Ruthven. Personal physician to Lord Byron, Polidori was present for the same challenge to the Byron-Shelley households to write a scary story that produced Mary Shelley’s Frankensteinbut apparently didn’t immediately take vmpiro in it. Jennifer added it Feb 23, Aubery is shocked to discover that such a creature desires his company.

Lo que daba miedo en el siglo XIX probablemente no de miedo ahora. A reprint of this book, The diary of Dr. Apart from TwilightPolidori dilliam boast of having vampio influenced CarmillaOlalla and finally Dracula – so vamporo short: Since the first time I read Dracula, I have heard of this short gothic story as the first example of the modern figure of the vampire.

Cristina rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Polidori either didn’t know how or didn’t trust himself to write dialog, because there’s virtually none. Really, makes no sense.

One fateful holiday with the Shelleys, Byron and his physician Polidori and a journey that produced two original compositions that has since inspired an entire genre.

When the two are set upon by bandits while traveling together in Eu A young English gentleman of means, Aubrey is immediately intrigued by Lord Ruthven, the mysterious newcomer among society’s elite.


See 1 question about The Vampyre; A Tale…. A Soap Opera miniseries. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Among these authors were Byron’s physician, John William Polidori.

His long, Byron-influenced theological poem The Fall of the Angelswas published anonymously in I really enjoyed this romantic story. While reading it I sensed that this story had influence on Bram Vvampiro. Aubrey travels to Greecewhere he becomes attracted to Ianthe, an innkeeper’s daughter.

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Certain aspects of Lord Ruthven can be found again in Dracula. Mary Shelley worked on a tale that would later evolve into Frankenstein.

El Vampiro y Otros Cuentos : John William Polidori :

Mary Shelley wrote “Frankenstein” and Polidori used Byron’s discarded attempt and wrote “The vampyre”. 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.

Of course, Ruthven is based on Byron. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. An epic poet poldori Mary Shelley’s co-author.

John William Polidori (Author of The Vampyre; A Tale)

Here we notice some of the attributes famous to vampires these days. His long, Byron-influenced theological poem The Fall of the Angelswas published anonymously in We, in India, have our own vampyr legend known as Baital.

This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat The name was originally used in Lady Caroline Lamb’s novel Glenarvonin which a thinly-disguised Byron figure was also named Lord Ruthven. Polidori died in London on 24 Augustweighed down by depression and gambling debts.


A Fragment”, and in “two or three idle mornings” produced “The Vampyre”. En El Vampironos encontramos con Lord Ruthven, un misterioso caballero que despierta la curiosidad de Aubrey, un hombre virtuoso y honorable, demasiado honrado.

Originally attributed to Lord Byron, this is an exceptional gothic story and I was quite surprised at the amount of like I found myself feeling for this little gem. He died in Augustweighed down by depression and gambling debts.

The Vampyre

While the story itself is intriguing, the way johb is told is so boring. Instead, the cover reads ‘Mary Shelley with Percy Shelley. 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.

Just before he dies, Aubrey writes a letter to his sister revealing Ruthven’s history, but it does not arrive in time.

Unia rated it really liked it Jun 22, The story does focus on his feelings and things he encouters along the way, but it is a third-person narration focused on a protagonist. Polidori entered Lord Byron ‘s service as his personal physician and accompanied him on a trip through Mohn.

Polidori’s Lord Ruthven was not only the first vampire in English fiction, but was also the first fictional vampire in the form we recognize today—an aristocratic fiend who preys among high society.

Polidori makes a wllliam of plot changes from the fragment that Byron started that render the events nonsense.