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. This annotated edition and its accompanying audiobook version of John William Polidori’s novella The Vampyre. A. Tale () was produced by course. John William Polidori’s The Vampyre: a Tale, which is a prototype used in . veremos, el vampiro de Polidori, Lord Ruthven es reflejo más que explícito, retrato.

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Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin”The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron. Shelley for the first time. The next time they met, Aubrey’s view of him would change rl “The Pokidori, publishedis considered the first vampyre story in English literature and the one turning the vampyre folklore into the classic tale, the mythical vampyre into the aristocratic, cultivated, intellectual and seductive creature.

Oct 25, Sesana rated it liked it Shelves: The Vampyre by John William Polidori This is a historical moment. But, like all the vampires in that tradition, he is not a dynamic character. He had three brothers and four sisters. And why did Ruthven leave Aubrey alive? Aubrey does not connect Ruthven with the murder and rejoins him in his travels. It’s interesting to know that while Vampirl Ruthven does fulfill the traditional model of a vampire, he’s an aristocrat with strange hypnotic and powers of attraction, but he is immune to the sun.


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See 1 question about The Vampyre; A Tale…. The notation on the cover noted that it was: Fabula marked it as to-read Sep 15, His sister Charlotte made a transcription of his Diaries, but censored “peccant passages” and destroyed the original.

I could not see the vampire’s reasons, nor While the story itself is intriguing, the way it is told is so boring. Another reprint by the polidor title was printed by Norwood Editions Norwood, Pa. Mi favorito fue “La casa del juez” de Bram Stoker.

El vampiro y otros cuentos

He’s outwardly cultured, dangerously magnetic, and, in the end, entirely ruthless. The vampire is cruel and greedy behind his seductive mask.

Apart from TwilightPolidori can boast of having directly influenced CarmillaOlalla and finally Dracula – so in short: Byron’s version if unfinished, so it’s impossible to tell how much of what eventually happened in The Vampyre is directly from the brain of Byron and how much was Polidori’s invention.

Aubrey returns to London and is amazed when Ruthven appears shortly thereafter, alive and well.

He also appears as a minor and unsympathetic character in the Tim Powers horror novel The Stress o He is ruthless and wealthy, and wherever he leaves there a trail of destruction follows. Too late, and Aubrey’s sister is doomed. Juan Marco marked it as to-read Apr 04, He had three brothers and four sisters. Refresh and try again.

Opposed to him, there is another noble, the young Aubrey, initially naive and eager for adventures, but whose destiny will be marked by the vampire.

It is difficult to get involved in this story, more like a sketch, which could have been a good novel, enriched with details, dialogues, and a fastest pace. The Vampyre is a product of its age, limited in retrospect but groundbreaking vamporo the time–and still accessible, in part because of its length and in part because of its enjoyable gothic tendencies.


Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote “A Fragment of a Ghost Story” and wrote down five ghost stories recounted by Matthew Gregory “Monk” Lewispublished posthumously as the Journal at Geneva including ghost stories and on avmpiro to England,the journal entries beginning on 18 August Apr 27, Juan Augusto Zaracho rated it really liked it.

Rather than use the crude, bestial vampire of folklore as a basis for his story, Polidori based his character on Byron. View all 8 comments.

The Vampyre; A Tale

Unia rated it really liked it Jun 22, But Polidori was not a writer by profession, he was a doctor, and he cranked this out in a couple of days. In fact, I was actually amazed at how truly dark it was. Although he could not be aware of the famous status of this story, it is some comfort to me that he has created something that endured two hundred years later.

Aubrey travels to Greecewhere he becomes attracted to Ianthe, an innkeeper’s daughter.