The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Race, Savagery and Religion in Eighteenth Century Britain

This essay was written in 2019 as part of a combined MA: English literature and history module

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Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavas Vassa as he was more commonly known during his lifetime, published an autobiography in 1789 about his experiences as a slave, toil to freedom and…