The Life Of Olaudah Equiano

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by himself was a greatly influential work during the romantic period with writers such as William Blake and Samuel Taylor Coleridge sharing Olaudah’s abolitionist ideas, in the hope for freedom amongst all men despite race or creed, Equiano’s narrative was amongst particularly influential works written by Afro-Britons during this time period, his work being preceded by the likes of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw's A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life African Prince, as Related by Himself ; Phillis Wheatley’s poems and John Marrant’s A Narrative of the Lord’s Wonderful Dealings with John Marrant, A Black. Although all
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