The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre

The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre

by Chris Baldick, John William Polidori
     
 

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, while the Introduction surveys the genesis and influence of "The Vampyre" and its central themes and techniques. 272 pp. See more details below

Overview

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, while the Introduction surveys the genesis and influence of "The Vampyre" and its central themes and techniques. 272 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192832917
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/11/1997
Series:
World's Classics Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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