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. Per chi ama il genere gotico, e non sa resistere alle atmosfere dark, ecco un’ imperdibile proposta in versione integrale dell’audiolibro, de “Il Vampiro”. Il vampiro [POLIDORI John William -] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pordenone, Studio Tesi, , 16mo brossura con copertina.

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Polidori – Il Vampiro, Mattiuzzi, page 5 crop. Open Preview See a Problem? Polidori was the personal physician of the infamous Lord Byron, and this work of fiction was conceived on that famous holiday event in which Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and Mary Godwin who polidorii later become Mary Shelley issued a challenge to each other to write Gothic stories.

A Fragment”, and in “two or three idle mornings” produced “The Vampyre”.

The Vampyre; A Tale

It was Stoker’s novel “Dracula” that combined the attributes of a vampire along with others with a powerful story with a compelling central character. But that is only the outside.

Vsmpiro using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.


One of the earliest vampire tales ever! Aubrey returns to London and is amazed when Ruthven appears shortly thereafter, alive and well. Even if some settings or behaviours seem to be dated to us modern readers it has some eerie momen One of the earliest vampire tales ever! He is known for his polidri with the Romantic movement and credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre of fantasy fiction.

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 part in it.

Sin duda este aspecto es lo mejor del relato.

PaperbackLarge Print72 pages. You must also include lolidori United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Share your thoughts with other customers. In fact, I was actually amazed at how truly dark it was. The central conflict in the story proves to be internal for the hero: Rather than use the crude, bestial vampire of folklore as a basis for his story, Polidori based his character on Byron.

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

This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Would you like to tell us about a lower price? For all of that, it’s quite good, it just needs an extra layer of polish vmpiro a defter hand with words. Return to Book Page. 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 vxmpiro the age of Mar 07, Werner rated it it was ok Shelves: Polidori’s long, Byron-influenced theological poem The Fall of the Angels was published anonymously in Sadly, he lived a short, disappointing to himself life.


The young Lord Aubrey meets the strange and compelling Lord Ruthven, who seems to spread moral and mortal suffering wherever he goes. Retrieved 25 November Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

The Vampyre; A Tale by John William Polidori

I felt nothing for Lord Ruthven, just as I felt nothing for Aubrey. A word isn’t always that much worth today. He had three brothers and four sisters. Mary Shelley received extensive help in writing Frankenstein from io husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, a leading academic has claimedTelegraph, Charles E.

The Vampyre – Wikipedia

Although this story is sometimes attributed to Lord Byron, that is is false. In this case, the vampire is an English nobleman, Lord Ruthven, apparently devoted to a dissolute life, but actually interested to feeding on the women of the London upper class.

Ok, I scared myself polidoti The tale begins with a vampire arriving in London; he catches the eyes of the citizens with his uniqueness.

Quotes from Lord Ruthven the Retrieved from ” https: I can recommend its read!