WorldCat Identities

Polidori, John William 1795-1821

Overview
Works: 136 works in 334 publications in 6 languages and 6,063 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror tales  Biography  Diaries  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Horror plays  Illustrations 
Roles: Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ3.W165, 823.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John William Polidori
The vampyre a tale by John William Polidori ( )
62 editions published between 1819 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Vampyre is a short story written by John William Polidori and first published in 1819. Christopher Frayling wrote that it was "the first story successfully to fuse the disparate elements of vampirism into a coherent literary genre." The work quickly became a popular success, exploiting the public's penchant for gothic horror and transforming the mythology of the vampire from a creature of folklore to an aristocratic fiend preying on society
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 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diary of Dr. John William Polidori, 1816, relating to Byron, Shelley, etc by John William Polidori ( Book )
14 editions published between 1911 and 1975 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vampyre and other writings by John William Polidori ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 146 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."--BOOK JACKET
Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Œdipus a tale by John William Polidori ( )
9 editions published in 1819 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vampyre, and other tales of the macabre by John William Polidori ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vampyre : a tale ; and Ernestus Berchtold, or, The modern Oedipus by John William Polidori ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vampyre : a tale by John William Polidori ( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contes de vampires by John William Polidori ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le vampire : récit by John William Polidori ( Book )
6 editions published between 1819 and 1996 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Después del crepúsculo : los mejores cuentos de vampiros ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vampire by Les Martin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Englishman traveling on the Continent with the mysterious Lord Rutven comes to realize that his companion is an evil and murderous vampire
The vampyre, and other works : selected writings by John William Polidori ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole ( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of his wedding, Conrad, heir to the house of Otranto, is killed under mysterious circumstances. His calculating father, Manfred, fears that his dynasty will now come to an end and determines to marry his son's bride himself--despite the fact he is already married. But a series of terrifying supernatural omens soon threaten this unlawful union, as the curse placed on Manfred's ancestor, who usurped the lawful Prince of Otranto, begins to unfold
Ximenes, the wreath : and other poems by John William Polidori ( Book )
5 editions published between 1819 and 2013 in English 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 23 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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El vampiro by John William Polidori ( )
4 editions published between 1824 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El vampiro by John William Polidori ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in Spanish and Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polidori's vampyre by John William Polidori ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Polidori, John
Polidori, John 1795-1821
Polidori, John W. 1795-1821
Polidori, John William
Polidori, John William, 1785-1821
ポリドリ
ポリドリ, J
Languages
English (164)
Spanish (14)
French (8)
German (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (2)
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