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Full text of "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African: Written By Himself" See other formats. Award-winning writer and translator David Rosenberg's Book of David is both repellent and attractive. The commentary section, twice the size of the translation section, is unattractive in its combative tone and hasty dismissals of nearly all prior Biblical scholarship, yet the translation section invites the reader into a world of intellectual vigor and poetic organicism/5(4). The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano was a key work of nineteenth-century slave narrative autobiography. Written and published by Equiano, a former slave, it became a prototype for the narratives that followed. Kidnapped in Africa as a child, Equiano was transported to the Caribbean and then to Virginia, bought by a Quaker shipowner, and placed in service at sea.4/5(5). The Adventures of David Simple is the story of one man's search for truth, honesty, and friendship in a corrupt world. Following the literary model of Don Quixote, the novel is both a witty and engaging satire of eighteenth-century London life and a serious examination of the moral and social issues facing men and women of the ng draws upon her own experiences/5.
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Buy a cheap copy of A Narrative of the Life of David book by David Crockett. Even as a pup, Davy Crockett always delighted to be in the very thickest of danger. In his own inimitable style, he describes his earliest days in Tennessee, his Free shipping over $Cited by: 8. OCLC Number: Description: xxxiv,  pages: frontispiece (portrait), folded plate ; 19 cm: Contents: Chap. I. The author's account of his country, their manners and customs, &c. --Chap. author's birth and parentage --His being kidnapped with his sister --Horrors of a slave ship --Chap. author is carried to Virginia --Arrives in England --His wonder at the fall of. Davy Crockett, in his own inimitable style, describes his earliest days in Tennessee, his two marriages, his career as an Indian fighter, his bear hunts and his electioneering. His reputation for hunting bears (he killed in one season), killing Indians, drinking whiskey andriding rapids led to him become known asthe "King of the Wild Frontier."In , when his autobiography appeared, Davy /5(4). Sarah Fielding (8 November – 9 April ) was an English author and sister of the novelist Henry wrote The Governess, or The Little Female Academy (), thought to be the first novel in English aimed expressly at children. Earlier she had success with her novel The Adventures of Literary movement: Enlightenment.