Cover art for Volume 1 of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African

Volume 1 of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African

Summary

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano was one of the first widely-read slave narratives. Eight editions were printed during the author's lifetime, and it was translated into Dutch and German. The narrative appears in a variety of styles and describes Equiano's time spent in enslavement, documenting his attempts at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual success in gaining his own freedom.

Public Domain (P)2018 Museum Audiobooks

Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
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