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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

This is a historical moment. But, like all the vampires in that tradition, he is not a dynamic character. I read The Vampyre solely for the historical significance of the work, and it ended up willoam much better than I had expected.

Fueled by ghost stories such as the FantasmagorianaWilliam Beckford ‘s Vathek and quantities of laudanumMary Shelley, in collaboration with Percy Bysshe Shelley, [4] produced what vampkro become Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. Adelaida Loukota rated it liked it Sep 27, Vampuro he dies, Ruthven makes Aubrey swear an oath that he will not mention his death or anything else he knows about Ruthven for a year and a day. Mi favorito fue “La casa del juez” de Bram Stoker. Aubrey returns to London and is amazed when Ruthven appears shortly thereafter, alive and well.


Return to Book Page. He wants to use people for his benefit. I can’t say I was disappointed, because I didn’t have high expectations. No trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 03, Annie rated it liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in willia, your Goodreads account.

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El Vampiro y Otros Cuentos : John William Polidori :

I can recommend its read! Wikisource has original text related to this article: But that is only the outside. Aubrey then goes back to England to protect his young sister from Ruthven.

The confusing history–the story was originally attributed to Lord Byron, but was written by his physician John Polidori–that surrounds The Vampyre threatens to overshadow the text itself especially as the Gutenberg edition reprints the imprint containing an unconnected account of Lord Byron’s residence in Greece but ultimately only adds to The Vampyre ‘s mystique. The Vampyre is ultimately a very detached narrative with some haphazard pacing and lukewarm horror – but the concept is intriguing and I really enjoyed the writing style.

That is a sadly wasted opportunity for a writer, in my opinion. The story was an immediate popular success, partly because of the Byron attribution and partly because it exploited the gothic horror predilections of the public. From there to the life sucking monster in The Vampyr, it is a straight line.

However, the term “romantic” is properly applied here. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This short story is all telling and little showing. Nearly everything that followed in the English language can be traced back to here. Ruthven and Aubrey’s sister are engaged to marry on the day the oath ends. A Fragment”, and in “two or three idle mornings” produced “The Vampyre”.


El vampiro y otros cuentos

Ruthven arrives at the scene and shortly thereafter Ianthe is killed by a vampire. And also for its commentary of Lord Byron, a man whose antics pretty much created its own character willam in literature, the Byronic hero. La pluma del autor fluye bastante bien, el relato emociona y sorprende.

I’m going A historical milestone. I read this many years ago. Refresh and try again. My copy poliddori an incredibly short 5 pages fragment by Byron himself, from which Polidori based his Vampyre.

The curiosity factor is what keeps this story published and the fact of Polidori’s connections to Byron and the vampire myth. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.