Olaudah Equiano

Aravamudan, Srinivas, “Equiano Lite,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 34 (Summer 2001), 615-19

_____, Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804 (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1999)

Acholonu, Catherine Obianju, “The Home of Olaudah Equiano—a Linguistic and Anthropological Search,” Journal of Commonwealth Literature 22 (1987), 5-16

_____, “The Igbo Origins of Olaudah Equiano,” in Chima J. Korieh (ed.), Olaudah Equiano and the Igbo World: History, Society and Atlantic Diaspora Collections (Trenton: Africa World Press, 2009), 49-66

Bayly, C. A., “The British and Indigenous Peoples, 1760-1860: Power, Perception and Identity,” in Martin Daunton and Rick Halpern (eds.), Empire and Others: British encounters with indigenous peoples, 1600-1850 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), 19-41

Bugg, John, “The Other Interesting Narrative: Olaudah Equiano’s Public Book Tour,” Publications of the Modern Language Association 121 (2006), 1424-42

Byrd, Alexander X., Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008)

_____, “Eboe, Country, Nation, and Gustavus Vassa’s Interesting Narrative,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., 63 (Jan. 2006), 124-48

Carey, Brycchan, “Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African,” http://www.brycchancarey.com/equiano/

_____, “Where Was Olaudah Equiano Born,” http://www.brycchancarey.com/equiano/nativity.htm

Carretta, Vincent, “Defining a Gentleman: The Status of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa,” Language Sciences 22 (2000), 385-99

_____, Equiano, the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man (New York: Penguin, 2006)

_____, “Questioning the Identity of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African,” in Felicity A. Nussbaum (ed.), The Global Eighteenth Century (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003), 226-35

_____, “Response to Paul Lovejoy’s ‘Autobiography and Memory: Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African,’” Slavery & Abolition 28 (2007), 115-19

Costanzo, Angelo, Surprizing Narrative: Olaudah Equiano and the Beginnings of Black Autobiography (New York: Greenwood Press, 1987)

Daunton, Martin and Rick Halpern, “Introduction,” in idem, Empire and Others: British Encounters with Indigenous Peoples, 1600-1850 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999)

Earley, Samantha Manchester, “Writing from the Center or the Margins? Olaudah Equiano’s Writing Life Reassessed,” African Studies Review 46 (Dec. 2003), 1-16

Edwards, Paul, “‘Master’ and ‘Father’ in Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” Slavery & Abolition 11 (1990), 216-26

_____, ed. and intro, The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African (Harlow: Longman, 1988)

_____ and Rosalind Shaw, “The Invisible Chi in Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” Journal of Religion in Africa 19 (1989), 146-56

Equiano, Olaudah, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African (New York: Modern Library, 2004)

Gilroy, Paul, Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993)

Hall, Catherine, “Troubling Memories: Nineteenth-Century Histories of the Slave Trade and Slavery,” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 21 (2011), 147-69

Hinds, Elizabeth Jane Wall, “The Spirit of Trade: Olaudah Equiano’s Conversion, Legalism, and the Merchant’s LifeAfrican American Review 32 (1998), 635-47

Hochschild, Adam, Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005)

Hume, David, Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary, 2 vols., ed. T. H. Green and T. H. Grose (London: Longmans, Green, 1898)

Jones, G. I., “Olaudah Equiano of the Niger Ibo,” in Philip D. Curtain (ed.), Africa Remembered: Narratives by West Africans From the Era of the Slave Trade (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967)

Korieh, Chima J. (ed.), Olaudah Equiano and the Igbo World: History, Society and Atlantic Diaspora Collections (Trenton: Africa World Press, 2009)

Littlefield, Daniel C., “‘Almost an Englishman’: Eighteenth-Century Anglo-African Identities,” in Robert Olwell and Alan Tully (eds.), Cultures and Identities in Colonial British America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006), 70-94

Lovejoy, Paul E., “Autobiography and Memory: Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African,” Slavery and Abolition 27 (Dec. 2006), 317-47

Lovejoy, Paul. E., “Issues of Motivation: Vassa/Equiano and Carretta’s Critique of the Evidence,” Slavery and Abolition 28 (April 2007), 121-5

Marren, Susan M., “Between Slavery and Freedom: The Transgressive Self in Olaudah Equiano’s Autobiography,” Publications of the Modern Language Association, 108 (1993), 94-105

Morgan, Philip D., “Encounters between British and ‘Indigenous’ Peoples, c. 1500-c. 1800,” in Martin Daunton and Rick Halpern (eds.), Empire and Others: British encounters with indigenous peoples, 1600-1850 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), 42-78

Murphy, Geraldine, “Olaudah Equiano, Accidental Tourist,” Eighteenth-Century Studies, 27 (1994), 551-68

Northrup David, “Igbo and Myth Igbo: Culture and Ethnicity in the Atlantic World, 1600–1850,” Slavery & Abolition 21 (2000), 1-20

Ogude, S. E., “Facts into Fiction: Equiano’s Narrative Reconsidered,” Research in African Literatures 13 (Spr. 1982), 31-42

_____, No Roots Here: On the Igbo Roots of Olaudah Equiano (Ibadan, Nigeria: Bookman Educational and Communications Services, 1989)

Potkay, Adam, “History, Oratory, and God in Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 34 (Summer 2001), 601-614

_____, “Olaudah Equiano and the Art of Spiritual Autobiography,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 27 (Summer 1994), 677-92

Rediker, Marcus, The Slave Ship: A Human History (New York: Viking, 2007)

Rust, Marion, “The Subaltern as Imperialist: Speaking of Olaudah Equiano,” in Elaine K. Ginsberg (ed.), Passing and the Fictions of Identity (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1996), 21-36

Reid-Pharr, Robert, “Introduction,” in Equiano, Olaudah, Interesting Narrative, ed. Shelly Eversley (New York: Modern Library, 2004)

Sabino, Robin and Jennifer Hall, “The Path Not Taken: Cultural Identity in the Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano,” MELUS 24 (Spr. 1999), 5-19

Shlensky, Lincoln, “‘To Rivet and Record’: Conversion and Collective Memory in Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” in Brycchan Carey and Peter J. Kitson (eds.), Slavery and the Cultures of Abolition: Essays Marking the Bicentennial of the British Abolition Act of 1807 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2007), 110-129

Shyllon, Folarin, “Olaudah Equiano: Nigerian Abolitionist and First National Leader of Africans in Britain,” Journal of African Studies 4 (1977), 433-51

Sidbury, James, “From Igbo Israel to African Christian: The Emergence of Racial Identity in Olaudah Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” in Stephan Palmié (ed.), Africas of the Americas: Beyond the Search for Origins in the Study of Afro-Atlantic Religions (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008), 79-106

Walvin, James, An African’s Life: The Life and Times of Olaudah Equiano, 1745-1797 (London: Cassell, 1998)

_____, “Equiano, Olaudah,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Waters, Carver Wendell, Voice in the Slave Narratives of Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, and Solomon Northrup (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 2002)

Wesley, John, The Letters of the Rev. John Wesley, 8 vols., ed. John Telford (London: Epworth, 1931)

Wheeler, Roxann, “Domesticating Equiano’s Interesting Narrative,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 34 (Summer 2001), 620-4

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