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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Ruthven is an amoral, egoistic, aloof character supposedly seductively appealing to women, and can be seen as a Byronic antihero in something of the typical Romantic mold, into which his vampirism fits very well; and he set a kind of pattern for the aristocratic male vampires in the classical vampire vamiro tradition that would follow.
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John Polidori was Lord Byron’s physician who followed Byron about. That’s why I try and avoid classics most of the time.
John William Polidori
Alejandro Valdes marked it as to-read Aug 13, He was smart as can be, young, young, and very handsome. 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, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
A Soap Operabased on the opera Der Vampyr by Heinrich Marschner and the Polidori story, was filmed and broadcast on BBC 2 on December 2,with the Lord Ruthven character’s name changed to “Ripley”, who is frozen in the late eighteenth century but revives in modern times and becomes a successful businessman. He was one of the earliest pupils at recen John William Polidori was an Italian English physician and writer, known for his associations with the Romantic movement and credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre of fantasy fiction.
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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. Retrieved 25 November It’s hard to say much overall about this story. 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. I’ve just updated this review slightly to correct some factual inaccuracy in the account of the tale’s origin.
While the story itself is intriguing, the way it is told is so boring. Although originally and erroneously accredited to Lord Byronboth Byron and Polidori affirmed that the story is Polidori’s.
He was one of the earliest pupils at recently hohn Ampleforth College fromand in went up to the University of Edinburgh, where he wrote a thesis on sleepwalking and received wilkiam degree as a doctor of medicine on 1 August at the age of Kevin Carl rated it liked it Jun 25, The editor in my edition flatly accuses him of plagiarism, and it’s a fair cop.
La pluma del autor fluye bastante bien, el relato emociona y sorprende. Old polivori had a way about descriptions and making the most exciting things appear soulless.
One night in June, after the company had read aloud from Fantasmagorianaa French collection of German horror tales, Byron suggested they each write a ghost story. I could not see the vampire’s reasons, nor did I understand the man’s inability. Una lettura doverosa per gli amanti del genere.
Additionally, Polidori’s name was used for a character in a television movie adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel: One fateful holiday with the Shelleys, Byron and his physician Polidori and a journey that produced two original oplidori that has since inspired an entire genre. Is this a suggestion of Polidori himself and Lord Byron? Jennifer added it Feb 23, Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin, “The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron.
The Vampyre; A Tale
Want to Read saving…. This is one of the first published stories relating to vampyre’s. Es interesante ver lo mucho que arruina el uno al otro. The name was originally used in Lady Caroline Lamb’s novel Glenarvonin which a thinly-disguised Byron figure was also named Lord Ruthven.
Polidori entered Lord Byron’s service as his personal physician, and accompanied Byron on a trip through Europe.
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In this short story, the vampyre isn’t charming as in later stories. But Polidori was not a writer by profession, he was a doctor, and he cranked this out in a couple of days. His story, “The Vampyre”, which featured the main character Lord Ruthvenwas published in the April issue of New Monthly Magazine without his permission. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 18, Despite strong evidence that he committed suicide by means of prussic acid, the coroner gave a verdict of death by natural causes.
Ademas se mezclan algunos cuentos con el humor de Mark Twain y Saki. A reprint of this book, The diary of Dr. He was one of the earliest pupils at recen John William Polidori was an Italian English physician and writer, known for his associations with the Romantic movement and credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre of fantasy fiction.