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Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African (Longman African Writers/Classics) epub

by Paul Edwards,Olaudah Equiano


Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African (Longman African Writers/Classics) epub

ISBN: 0582030706

ISBN13: 978-0582030701

Author: Paul Edwards,Olaudah Equiano

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: Longman Pub Group (February 1, 1990)

Pages: 124 pages

ePUB book: 1940 kb

FB2 book: 1162 kb

Rating: 4.9

Votes: 540

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in 1789 in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano.

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in 1789 in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. The narrative is argued to represent a variety of styles, such as a slavery narrative, travel narrative, and spiritual narrative

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. This is a memoir written by Olaudah Equiano, an influential African advocate of abolishing the slave trade in Britain during the late 18th century.

Olaudah Equiano (16 October 1745 – 31 March 1797), known in his lifetime as Gustavus Vassa (/ˈvæsə/), was a writer and abolitionist from (the EKWEANUA FAMILY mispronounced as EQUIANO) Isieke in Obiuno Otolo Nnewi in Anambra State Nigeria, according . .

Olaudah Equiano (16 October 1745 – 31 March 1797), known in his lifetime as Gustavus Vassa (/ˈvæsə/), was a writer and abolitionist from (the EKWEANUA FAMILY mispronounced as EQUIANO) Isieke in Obiuno Otolo Nnewi in Anambra State Nigeria, according to his memoir; it is in the Igbo region of what is today southern Nigeria. Enslaved as a child, he was taken to the Anglo-Caribbean, British West Indies, and sold as a slave to a captain in the Royal Navy. Later he was sold to a Quaker trader.

The book contains an interesting discussion of slavery in West Africa and illustrates how the experience differs from the dehumanising slavery of the Americas

The book contains an interesting discussion of slavery in West Africa and illustrates how the experience differs from the dehumanising slavery of the Americas. The Intereresting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is also one of the first widely read slave narratives. Download M4B Part 1 (107MB) Download M4B Part 2 (118MB).

Author: Olaudah Equiano. Release Date: March 17, 2005 Gustavus vassa, The african. Sold also by Mr. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard; Mr. Murray, Fleet-Street; Messrs. Release Date: March 17, 2005. Gustavus vassa, The african. Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid, for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. Robson and Clark, Bond-Street; Mr. Davis, opposite Gray's Inn, Holborn; Messrs. Shepperson and Reynolds, and Mr. Jackson, Oxford Street; Mr. Lackington, Chiswell-Street; Mr. Mathews, Strand; Mr. Murray, Prince's-Street, Soho; Mess.

Olaudah Equiano's 1789 narrative tells the remarkable story of his .

Olaudah Equiano's 1789 narrative tells the remarkable story of his childhood in Africa, his kidnapping and subsequent years as a slave and seaman, and his eventual road to freedom in the Caribbean and in England. It is accompanied by explanatory annotations, textual notes, and a map of Equiano's travels. For this reason, and so many others, Equiano (or Gustavus Vassa as he was later christened) has a unique story to tell. Olaudah Equiano's book is important but not terrifically well-told; I can only really recommend it if, say, you're already pretty into 18th-century slave narratives.

Olaudah Equiano or GUSTAVUS VASSSA. the African Publish'd March 1789 by G. Vassa Each represents some interesting scene of real life, such as a great achievement, domestic employment, a pathetic story, or some rural sport; and as the subject is generally. Vassa. The interesting narrative of the life of olaudah equiano, or gustavus vassa, the african. Each represents some interesting scene of real life, such as a great achievement, domestic employment, a pathetic story, or some rural sport; and as the subject is generally founded on some recent event, it is therefore ever new. This gives our dances a spirit and variety which I have scarcely seen elsewhere.

Life Olaudah Equiano Longman African Writers Series. by Paul Geoffrey Edwards. This is an autobiography, first published in 1789, of an African slave and his experiences in Africa, the New World and Europe. On gaining freedom he came to Britain and pursued a career as a navigator and was also a tireless fighter against slavery in the British Empire.

Olaudah Equiano, self-proclaimed West African sold into slavery and later freed. His 1789 autobiography was immensely popular, and he is considered the originator of the slave narrative, although there is controversy regarding his birth. Learn more about Equiano’s life. Equiano is often regarded as the originator of the slave narrative because of his firsthand literary testimony against the slave trade.

First published in 1789, this is an autobiography of an African slave and his experience in Africa, the New World and Europe. Captured in what is present-day Nigeria, Equiano who was also known as Gustavus Vassa the African, was taken to the Americas. On subsequently regaining his freedom he came to Britain and pursued a career as a navigator and tireless fighter in the cause of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. His travels took him all over the world, including Central America, the Mediterranean and the Arctic. Longman African Classics is a series for established writing from Africa. This book is suitable for those studying at college or university level, but is also designed for the general reader.