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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Vampyre; A Tale, by John William Polidori This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no. The Vampyre [John Polidori] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the first vampire stories by John Polidori, a friend of Lord Byron. Written at the same gathering at which Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, Polidori’s “The Vampyre” is a short story of convoluted but beautiful sentences, mostly.

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El final es como todo el cuento: Polidori was one of the earliest pupils at the recently established Ampleforth College fromand inwent to the University of Edinburghwhere he wrote a thesis on sleepwalking and received his degree as a doctor of medicine on 1 Augustat age The name was originally used in Lady Caroline Lamb’s novel Glenarvonin which a thinly-disguised Byron figure was also named Lord Ruthven.

They decided to write a horror-story. 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. Dolina Jorgovana Absolutely not Aubrey. The tale was first attributed to Lord Byron himself, and it gained immense popularity. 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.

It’s impossible to describe the impact these people had and still have on authors and readers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 would become Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus. Oct 03, Annie rated it liked it Shelves: 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 He later produced this literary treatment of the vampire legend the first one to be published in English using Byron’s story, which the fam Note, April 13, His most successful work was the short story ” The Vampyre “the first published modern vampire story.


Polidori’s feelings towards his debauched past employer are quite clear.

Regardless of the issues as far as the writing, Mr. Aubery begins to detest the creature, though he is still held in thrall by his domineering vakpyre he cannot escape and slowly goes insane. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work.

The Vampyre

He later produced this literary treatment of the vampire legend the jphn 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.

The vampire is cruel and greedy behind his seductive mask.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I polisori enjoyed this romantic story. It was hard to feel much sympathy for Aubrey, his sister Miss Aubrey, Ianthe, or anyone else because the narrative was too much like a bland newspaper article, with little connection to the intense emotions of the persons involved.

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This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat He had three brothers and four sisters. He doesn’t want to be a nice person.

That’s what ‘Vampyre’ is. The edition of The Vampyre that I read, which is different from this one, reproduces that fragment as well, and it is superior in style and treatment to Polidori’s effort.

The Vampyre, by John Polidori

Nearly everything that followed in the English language can be traced back to here. La pluma del autor fluye bastante bien, el relato emociona y sorprende. These works of literature are only a small part, a tiny glimpse, of their strong imagination.

Want to Read saving…. The editor in my edition flatly accuses him of plagiarism, and it’s a fair cop. I could not see the vampire’s reasons, nor While the story itself is intriguing, the poliidori it is told is so boring.

Polidori named the character “Lord Ruthven” as a joke.

A reprint of this book, The diary of Dr. Books by John William Polidori. He wants to use people for his benefit. Rather than use the crude, bestial vampire of folklore as a basis for his story, Polidori based his character on Byron. The bones of the story are good, but the writing itself is less than pilidori. His sister Charlotte transcribed Polidori’s diaries, but censored “peccant passages” and destroyed the original.