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Polidori, John William 1795-1821

Overview
Works: 124 works in 427 publications in 13 languages and 8,770 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Gothic fiction  Horror fiction  Biography  Diaries  Horror tales  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Horror plays 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist
Classifications: PR3757.W2, 823.6
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The vampire by John William Polidori( Book )

150 editions published between 1819 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Short and Chilling Romantic tale of the Legends of the Vampire. William Polidori is credited with creating the literary genre of romantic vampire fiction with his short story, The Vampyre. When Aubrey, a young Englishman, meets the mysterious Lord Ruthven, he discovers a horrible secret that threatens everyone he knows and loves
The vampyre ; and, Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Oedipus : collected fiction of John William Polidori by John William Polidori( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of Dr. John William Polidori, 1816, relating to Byron, Shelley, etc by John William Polidori( Book )

20 editions published between 1911 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vampyre and other writings by John William Polidori( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franklin Charles Bishop's introduction illuminates the context in which The Vampyre was written, deepening our understanding of Romanticism and the Gothic."--Jacket
The vampyre, and other tales of the macabre by John William Polidori( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

`Upon her neck and breast was blood, and upon her throat were the marks of teeth having opened the vein: - to this the men pointed, crying, simultaneously struck with horror, ""a Vampyre, a Vampyre!""' John Polidori's classic tale of the vampyre was a product of the same ghost-story competition that produced Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Set in Italy, Greece, and London, Polidori's tales is a reaction to the dominating presence of his employer Lord Byron, and transformed the figure of the vampire from the bestial ghoul of earlier mythologies into the glamorous aristocrat whose violence and sexu
The vampyre : a tale ; and Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Oedipus by John William Polidori( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contes de vampires by John William Polidori( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vampyre, and other works : selected writings by John William Polidori( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE; VATHEK BY WILLIAM BECKFORD; THE VAMPYRE BY JOHN POLIDORI; AND A FRAGMENT OF A NOVEL BY LORD BYRON
Después del crepúsculo : los mejores cuentos de vampiros( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernestus Berchtold; or, the modern Œdipus. : a tale. by John William Polidori( Book )

10 editions published in 1819 in English and German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches illustrative of the manners and costumes of France, Switzerland, and Italy by Richard Bridgens( Book )

3 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le vampire : récit by John William Polidori( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vampyre a tale by John William Polidori( )

2 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vampyre, the werewolf and other gothic tales of horror by John William Polidori( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ximenes, the wreath : and other poems by John William Polidori( Book )

4 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polidori's vampyre by John William Polidori( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of the angels a sacred poem by John William Polidori( )

1 edition published in 1821 in Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary, 1816, relating to Byron, Shelley, etc. Edited and elucidated by William Michael Rossetti by John William Polidori( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Geneva papers by Percy Bysshe Shelley( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection containing Fragment Of A Chost Story by Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Vampyre by John William Polidori, Fragment of a Novel by Lord Byron, and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
 
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The vampyre ; and, Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Oedipus : collected fiction of John William Polidori
Alternative Names
John Polidori britischer Schriftsteller

John Polidori britisk skribent

John Polidori brittisk författare

John Polidori écrivain britannique

John Polidori scrittore e medico britannico

John William Polidori britisk skribent

John William Polidori Brits schrijver

John Willliam Polidori

Polidori, John

Polidori John 1795-1821

Polidori, John W. 1795-1821

Polidori, John William

Polidori, John William 1785-1821

Джон Полідорі

Полидори Д. В

Полидори Д. В. 1795-1821

Полидори, Джон

폴리도리, 존

폴리도리, 존 윌리엄

ジョン・ポリドリ

ポリドリ

ポリドリ, J

約翰·威廉·波里道利

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The vampyre ; and, Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Oedipus : collected fiction of John William PolidoriThe vampyre and other writingsThe vampyre, and other tales of the macabreThe vampyre : a tale ; and Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern OedipusThe castle of OtrantoDespués del crepúsculo : los mejores cuentos de vampirosThe vampyre, the werewolf and other gothic tales of horrorPolidori's vampyre