A biography is a detailed description or account of someone`s life. It entails more than basic facts (education, work, relationships, and death), biography also portrays the subject`s experience of those events. Unlike a profile or curriculum vitae (résumé), a biography presents the subject`s life story, highlighting various aspects of his or...
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Biography is a documentary television series. It was originally a half-hour filmed series produced for CBS by David Wolper from 1961 to 1964 and hosted by Mike Wallace. The A&E Network later re-ran it and has produced new episodes since 1987. The older version featured historical figures such as Helen Keller and Mark Twain, or l
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a written account of another person's life.
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- an account of the series of events making up a person`s life
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person's unique history of thinking, feeling and acting
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Account of a person's life. When it is written by that person, it is an autobiography
. Biography may consist simply of the factual details of a person's life told in chronological order, but has...
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a life-story of an individual written by another author. Generally written in the third person.
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; plural Biographies
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The written history of a person's life. 2.
Biographical writings in general.
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1. The written history of a person's life. ... 2. Biographical writings in general. ... Origin: Gr.; life + to write: cf. F. Biographie. ... (21 Mar 1998) ...
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an account of the series of events making up a person`s life
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• (n.) The written history of a person`s life. • (n.) Biographical writings in general.
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(from the article `Frisch, Max`) ...them to destroy his home and his world rather than confront them. Frisch`s later plays include Andorra (1961), with its theme of collective guilt, ...
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form of literature, commonly considered nonfictional, the subject of which is the life of an individual. One of the oldest forms of literary ... [15 related articles]
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biography 1. The history of the lives of individual men and women, as a branch of literature. 2. The written record of the life of an individual.3. The life-course of a man or other living being; the “life-history” of an animal or plant. This is the best biography by me I have ever read. —Lawrence Welk A biography is a book that is usuall
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A book which covers a famous person´s life and character. In contrast to the autobiography that account of life is written by somebody else.
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biography, reconstruction in print or on film, of the lives of real men and women. Together with autobiography—an individual's interpretation of his own life—it shares a venerable tradition, meeting the demands of different audiences through the ages.Sections in this article:Introduction...
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Films that tell the life-story of an historical or popular figure. The 1930s and 1940s yielded numerous films of this genre and included the life stories of such persons as Thomas Alva Edison, Louis Pasteur, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, and Emile Zola. Clearly, however, biographies often add fictionalized aspects to `Hollywoodize` the story. Marketabilit
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Account of a person's life. When it is written by that person, it is an autobiography. Biography may consist simply of the factual details of a person's life told in chronological order, but has generally become a matter of interpretation as well as historical accuracy. Unofficial biographies (not sanctioned by the subject) have frequently ...
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A biography is a genre of media based on the written accounts of individual lives. Biography could also mean: ...
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Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly is an international, academic journal that provides a forum for biographical scholarship. Its articles explore the theoretical, generic, historical, and cultural dimensions of life-writing; and the integration of literature, history, the arts, and the social sciences as they relate to biog
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An account of an individual's life, written by another person
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A life story of someone other than the writer
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(Greek, bios+graphe 'life writing') A non-fictional account of a person's life--usually a celebrity,
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