Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man

Vincent Carretta


Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man

Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man

  • Title: Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man
  • Author: Vincent Carretta
  • ISBN: 9780143038429
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback

Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African Comprehensive information about Olaudah Equiano s life and work, including a biography, extracts from The Interesting Narrative, images, links, and an extensive Olaudah Equiano Further reading The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African at Wikisource For the history of the Narrative s The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African Written by Himself Olaudah Equiano on FREE shipping on The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. Where Was Olaudah Equiano Born brycchancarey An outline of both sides of the debate over the birthplace of Olaudah Equiano Africa or America The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or, Gustavus Vassa, the African Modern Library Classics Olaudah Equiano, Shelly Eversley, Robert Reid BBC History Olaudah Equiano Read a brief narrative about the extraordinary life of Olaudah Equiano discover how this former black slave became involved in the British abolition movement. from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano FROM THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO The Americans McDougal Littell Inc of his hand One of the blacks, therefore, took it from him and Olaudah Equiano life on board International Slavery Olaudah Equiano life on board Abolition campaigner and former enslaved African Olaudah Equiano wrote his autobiography in In this extract he describes his History of American Slavery Olaudah Equiano and life You can read Equiano s complete autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African Learn about



A controversial look at the most renowned person of African descent in the eighteenth century In this widely aclaimed biography, historian Vincent Carretta gives us the authoritative portrait of Olaudah Equiano c.1745 1797 , the former slave whose 1789 autobiography quickly became a popular polemic against the slave trade and a literary classic Sailor, entrepreneur, andA controversial look at the most renowned person of African descent in the eighteenth century In this widely aclaimed biography, historian Vincent Carretta gives us the authoritative portrait of Olaudah Equiano c.1745 1797 , the former slave whose 1789 autobiography quickly became a popular polemic against the slave trade and a literary classic Sailor, entrepreneur, and adventurer, Equiano is revealed here as never before, thanks to archival research on an unprecedented scale some of which even indicates that Equiano may have lied about his origins to advance the antibondage struggle with which he became famously identified A masterpiece of scholarship and writerly poise, this book redefines an extraordinary man and the turbulent age that shaped him.


Recent Comments "Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man"

I'm speaking on an upcoming Equiano panel that in part responds to this book, so when I saw it on sale at MLA, I decided to get it. What is fabulous about Carretta's book is that he showcases Equiano's talents as a writer. It's been disturbing me how _The Narrative_ will be included in U.S. and U.K. Lit. anthologies, but only the chapters on Africa and the Middle Passage. For me, the best part of these chapters is the way Equiano artfully shapes the readers' perspectives and inverts conventional [...]

"Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man by Vincent Carretta (2007)"

This is a very interesting book.

Strong, if controversial thesis. Many excellent points, but interminable in style.

Biog E648c 2006

Brilliant research, but it is a tedious book to get through. I actually started reading this book 2 years ago in Africa, and it has taken me that long to plod through it.


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