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The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African : an authoritative text

Author: Olaudah Equiano; Werner Sollors
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2001.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An autobiographical account of the life of Olaudah Equiano, discussing his childhood in Africa, his kidnapping and years as a slave and seaman, and his escape to freedom in the Caribbean and England.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Olaudah Equiano; Olaudah Equiano; Olaudah Equiano
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olaudah Equiano; Werner Sollors
ISBN: 0393974944 9780393974942
OCLC Number: 505684009
Description: xxxiii, 403 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Text of the interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, written by himself --
Related public writings --
General background --
Historical background --
Travel and scientific literature --
Eighteen-century authors of African ancestry --
English debate about the slave trade --
Antislavery verse --
Criticism: Early reviews and assessments --
Modern criticism.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: written by himself ; contexts, criticism, edited by Werner Sollors.

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