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interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano

by Olaudah Equiano

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Published by Bedford Books of St. Martin"s Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Equiano, Olaudah, b. 1745.,
    • Slaves -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Slaves -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by himself ; edited with an introduction by Robert J. Allison.
      SeriesThe Bedford series in history and culture
      ContributionsAllison, Robert J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT869.E6 A3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1124170M
      ISBN 100312122438, 0312111274
      LC Control Number94065202

      By: Olaudah Equiano () The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written in , is the autobiography of Olaudah discusses his time spent in slavery, serving primarily on galleys, documents his attempts at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual success in gaining his own freedom and in business .   Olaudah Equiano, (born c. , Essaka [now in Nigeria]?—died Ma , London, England), self-proclaimed West African sold into slavery and later freed. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; or, Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself (), with its strong abolitionist stance and detailed description of .

        Olaudah Equiano () The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written in , is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It discusses his time spent in slavery, serving.   The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written By Himself Audiobook by Olaudah Equiano ().

      The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in in London,[1] is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. The narrative is argued to be a variety of styles, such as a slavery narrative, travel narrative, and spiritual narrative.[2] The book describes Equiano’s time spent in. Olaudah Equiano's autobiography challenged minds and hearts in the late s. The first autobiography ever written by a former slave, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is one of the most well-recognized slave-narratives. It was first published in and gained notoriety as a mechanism for the abolitionist movement in.


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The narrative is argued to be a interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano book of styles, such as a slavery narrative, travel narrative, and spiritual narrative. The book /5(96). Describing an intense journey of being captured, enslaved, and freed, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavas Vassa, The African is a book, which provides firsthand details of the traumatic stronghold slavery held over /5.

Olaudah Equiano was a former slave who became an outspoken opponent of the slave trade. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African is an exciting and terrifying adventure story Equiano's accounts of his kidnapping in Africa at the age of ten, his service as the slave of an officer in the British Navy, his ten years of labor /5(15).

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I: Electronic Edition. Equiano, Olaudah, b. Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported the electronic publication of this title.

Text transcribed by Apex Data Services, Inc. Images scanned by Elizabeth S. Equiano, Olaudah, Title: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African Written By Himself Language: English: LoC Class: HT: Social sciences: Communities, Classes, Races: Subject: Slaves -- United States -- Biography Subject: Equiano, Olaudah, Subject: Slaves -- Great Britain.

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Essays for The Life of Olaudah Equiano. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. Abolition, Ethnicity, and Identity in The Interesting Narrative.

All in all, The Life of Olaudah Equiano is a marvelously gripping narrative. I would not give it the same prominence as the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas s, an American Slave.

Due to the fact that Equiano was not a slave for a long period of time, nor does he suffers the same severe treatment as other slaves, a point which Equiano. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written inis the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It discusses his time spent in slavery, serving primarily on galleys, documents his attempts at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual success in gaining his own freedom and in business thereafter.

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written indetails its writer's life in slavery, his time spent serving on galleys, the eventual attainment of his own freedom and later success in business.

Olaudah Equiano has 82 books on Goodreads with ratings. Olaudah Equiano’s most popular book is The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equ. In he accompanied Irving on a polar expedition in search of a northeast passage from Europe to Asia. Equiano published his autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, in as a two-volume work.

It went through one American and eight British editions during his lifetime. Entitled The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (), the book went through nine editions in his lifetime. It is one of the earliest-known examples of published writing by an African writer to be widely read in England.

Byit was a best seller and had been published in Russia, Germany, Holland and the United en: Joanna Vassa, Anna Maria Vassa. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Olaudah Equiano. User Review - Flag as inappropriate.

This book just puts me in awe of his situation Olauduah was only a child when he was taken away from his land. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Or Gustavus Vassa, the 5/5(2).

The Interesting Narrative Of The Life Of Olaudah This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature.

In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate /5(24). Olaudah Equiano begins his narrative by describing the customs of his native land in modern-day Nigeria.

The customs are very different from those of England, but he also makes the case for their similarity to traditions of the Jews, even suggesting that Jews and Africans share a common heritage. This argument allows Equiano to begin to assert. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself.

Dedication. Volume I. Volume II. PART THREE. Related Documents. Olaudah Equiano, Letter to James Tobin, Janu Olaudah Equiano, Letter to the Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, February 7, Brand: Wilder Publications.About The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.

Edited and with Notes by Shelly Eversley Introduction by Robert Reid-Pharr In this truly astonishing eighteenth-century memoir, Olaudah Equiano recounts his remarkable life story, which begins when he is kidnapped in Africa as a boy and sold into slavery and culminates when he has achieved renown as a British .He published the autobiography ‘‘The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African’’, in The book created an immediate impression upon the masses and brought about the much-needed momentum in the anti-slavery movement of the region.

In the book, he chronicled his journey from a free man to a.