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The Vampyre: And Other Tales of the Macabre (Oxford World's Classics) (edition 2001)
by John Polidori, Robert Morrison (Editor), Chris Baldick (Editor)
The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre by John Polidori (Contributor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0192838946, Paperback)John Polidori's classic tale "The Vampyre"(1819), was a product of the same ghost-story competition that produced Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The present volume selects thirteen other tales of mystery and the macabre, including the works of James Hogg, J.S. LeFanu, Letitia Landon, Edward Bulwer, and William Carelton. The introduction surveys the genesis and influence of "The Vampyre" and its central themes and techniques, while the Appendices contain material closely associated with its composition and publication, including Lord Byron's prose fragment "Augustus Darvell."
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:50:33 -0400)
Polidori's tale of 'The Vampyre' introduced the vampire into British fiction. It is presented here with 13 other tales of the macabre first published between 1819 and 1838 by authors including Edward Bulwer, Letitia Landon and William Carleton.
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