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The interesting narrative and other writings

by Olaudah Equiano

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-305).

      StatementOlaudah Equiano ; edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsCarretta, Vincent.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT869.E6 A3 1995b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 355 p. :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL791083M
      ISBN 100140434852
      LC Control Number95023577

      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. Completely revised and edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, as well as an important precursor to such famous nineteenth-century slave narratives as Frederick Douglass's autobiographies, Olaudah Equiano's The Interesting Narrative recounts his kidnapping in Africa at the age of ten, his service as the slave of an officer in.

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'I hope the slave trade may be abolished. I pray it may be an event at hand.' Published a few days before the British parliament first debated the abolition of the slave trade in /5(35).

The title says The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano and it certainly was interesting. However, I kept asking myself why reading this autobiography felt more like reading Gulliver's Travels than a former slave's account of his life/5.

Apr 15,  · Olaudah Equiano () was a former slave who became an outspoken opponent of the slave trade. Vincent Carretta is professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park.

He is the editor of the Penguin Classics editions of the Complete Writings of Phillis Wheatley, Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African, and Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of SLavery and Other 4/5. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah loveletterstotoledo.com narrative is argued to represent a variety of styles, such as a slavery narrative, travel narrative, and spiritual narrative.

The book describes Equiano's time spent in enslavement, and documents his attempts at becoming an Author: Olaudah Equiano. This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of.

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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.

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Equiano 's Narrative Of The Life Of Olaudah Equiano Essay Words | 7 Pages. Throughout the book The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Equiano tries to say that he is just an ordinary person, but this cannot be the case.

He survives several ship wrecks, learns to read and write, and is able to buy his freedom. Completely revised and edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, as well as an important precursor to such famous nineteenth-century slave narratives as Frederick Douglass's autobiographies, Olaudah Equiano's The Interesting Narrative recounts his kidnapping in Africa at the age of ten, his service as the slave of an officer in /5(4).

The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings: Revised Edition by Olaudah Equiano. Completely revised and edited with an introduction and notes by Vincent Carretta An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, as well as an important precursor to such famous nineteenth-century slave narratives as Frederick Douglass's autobiographies, Olaudah.

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A facinating autobiography, a tale of spiritual quest and fulfillment, a sophisticated treatise on religion, politics, and economics, The Interesting Narrative is a work of enduring literary and historical value.

The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings () by Olaudah Equiano2/5(1). The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings All Book Search results » About the author () Olaudah Equiano () was a former slave who became an outspoken opponent of the slave trade.

Vincent Carretta is professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park.3/5(3). This particular book is written from the perspective of a Equiano, a slave who lived during the 19 century.

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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; Equiano's Multilayered Appeal for Abolition of Slavery.The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, by Olaudah Equiano This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.Jan 31,  · An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, and a precursor to the famous nineteenth-century slave narratives, Equiano's The Interesting Narrative recounts his kidnapping in Africa aged ten, his service as a slave of an officer in the British Navy for ten years, and his life after he bought his freedom ingrowing to become one of.