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This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Want to Read saving…. His unknown origin and curious behavior tantalizes Aubrey’s imagination.

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The 11th century collection of works is believed to have been derived from an ever older and now lost piece of work called Brihatkathawhich was written in a language Paisachi that is all but lost and rarely appears in antique works written in old Sanskrit.

Lo que daba miedo en el siglo XIX probablemente no de miedo ahora. View all 3 comments. I found the outward angel and the inner devil to be a perfect combination for this eerie, gothic tale. He gives generously, but only to those who will use his generosity to put themselves in an even worse situation.

The story is short, a chronicle of events that happen, many times rather confused, with characters described only briefly. Nel durante una riunione organizzata da Lord Byron a Villa Diodati venne proposta una gara: A Polidodi, and in “two or three idle mornings” produced “The Vampyre”.

Whether we’ve “progressed” or devolved since then is an open question. Despite strong evidence that he committed suicide by means of prussic acid, the coroner gave a verdict of death by natural causes.

Opposed to him, there is another noble, the young Fampiro, initially naive and Since the first time I read Dracula, I have heard of this short gothic story as the first example of the modern figure of the pokidori.


There is not so much character development, as in many short stories, but the main characters are very interesting. The name of the work’s protagonist, ” Lord Ruthven “, added to this assumption, for that name was originally used vmapiro Lady Caroline Lamb ‘s novel Glenarvon from the same publisherin which a thinly-disguised Byron figure was also named Lord Ruthven. Regardless of the issues as far as the writing, Mr. Dismissed by Byron, Polidori travelled in Italy and then returned to England.

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But it’s not true. This experience seemed to be a bit of a mixed bag: He later produced this literary treatment of the eo legend the first 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. Wikisource has original text related to this article: I can’t say I was disappointed, because I didn’t have high expectations.

Byron wrote and quickly abandoned a fragment of a story, which Polidori used later as the basis for his own tale, The Vampyrethe first vampire story published in English.

Byron wrote and quickly abandoned a fragment of a story, which Polidori used later as the basis for his own tale, The Vampyrethe first vampire story published in English.

El Vampiro

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Before he dies, Ruthven makes Aubrey swear an oath that he will not mention his death or wl else he ell about Ruthven for a year and a day. Sin duda este aspecto es lo mejor del relato. The writing is excellent, the tension remains high throughout and the ending is very tasty.

It does rely on one character valuing his word of honor above all else, including another’s life, but I’m willing to accept vqmpiro as an historical artifact. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Polidori’s feelings towards his debauched past employer are quite clear. About John William Polidori. But I can’t ignore its importance in initiating the horror genre we know today. Jul 31, Sam Quixote rated it did not like it. PaperbackVampro Print72 pages.


To ask other readers questions about El vampiro y otros cuentosplease sign up. 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.

Retrieved 27 February Aubrey travels to Greecewhere he becomes attracted to Ianthe, an innkeeper’s daughter. Ruthven is an amoral, egoistic, aloof character supposedly seductively appealing to women, and vampifo be seen as e, 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 fiction tradition that would follow.

He had three brothers and four poildori. Ruthven then begins to seduce Aubrey’s sister while Aubrey, helpless to protect his sister, has a nervous breakdown.

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I’m not going to say Polidori deserves a lot of credit in bringing the vampire into popular culture as his short story is largely forgotten. While the story itself is intriguing, the way it is told is so boring. Apr 27, Juan Augusto Zaracho rated it really liked it. A number of films have depicted John Polidori and the genesis of the Frankenstein and “Vampyre” stories in Shelley for the first time.

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