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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He is known for his associations with the Romantic movement and credited by some as the creator of the vampire genre of fantasy fiction. Polidoti most successful work was the short story ” The Vampyre “the first published modern vampire story. Although originally and erroneously accredited to Lord Byronboth Byron and Polidori affirmed that the story is Polidori’s.

He had three brothers and four sisters. William Michael Rossetti published Polidori’s journal in 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 Polidori entered Lord Byron ‘s service as his personal physician and accompanied him on a trip through Europe.

Publisher John Murray offered Polidori English pounds to keep a diary of their travels, which Polidori’s nephew William Michael Rossetti later edited. 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. willlam


Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote “A Fragment of a Ghost Story” and wrote down five ghost stories recounted by Matthew Gregory “Monk” Lewis vqmpiro, published posthumously as the Journal at Geneva including ghost stories and on return to England,the journal entries beginning on 18 August Mary Shelley worked on a tale with her husband that would later evolve into Frankenstein.

Polidori’s conversation with Percy Bysshe Shelley on 15 Juneas recounted in The Diaryis regarded as the origin or genesis of Frankenstein. They discussed principles, “the nature of the principle of life”: Afterwards, Shelley and I had a conversation about principles – whether man was to be thought merely an instrument.

Dismissed by Byron, Polidori traveled in Italy and then returned to England. His story, “The Vampyre”, which featured the main character Lord Ruthvenwas published in the April issue of New Monthly Magazine without his ppolidori. Much to both his and Byron’s chagrin”The Vampyre” was released as a new work by Byron.

The Vampyre; A Tale

Byron’s own vampire story “Fragment of poliidori Novel” or “A Jon was published in in an attempt to clear up the confusion, but, for better or worse, “The Vampyre” continued to be attributed to him. Polidori’s long, Byron-influenced theological poem The Fall of the Angels was published anonymously in Polidori died in London on 24 Augustweighed down by depression and gambling debts.


Despite strong evidence that he committed suicide by means of prussic acid cyanidethe coroner gave a verdict of death by natural causes. His sister Charlotte transcribed Polidori’s diaries, but censored “peccant passages” and destroyed the original.

Reprints of this book, The Diary of Dr. John William Polidori,relating to Byron, Shelley, etc. Multiple films have depicted John Polidori, and the genesis of the Frankenstein and “Vampyre” stories in Additionally, Polidori’s name was used for a character in a television movie adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel: The True Storydirected by Jack Smight.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Polidori and the Genesis of Frankenstein.

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