Biography

a written account of another person's life.
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biography

[n] - an account of the series of events making up a person`s life
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Biography

person's unique history of thinking, feeling and acting
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biography

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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Biography

a life-story of an individual written by another author. Generally written in the third person.
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Biography

Bi·og'ra·phy noun ; plural Biographies [ Greek ... ; ... life + ... to write: confer French biographie . See Graphic .] 1. The written history of a person's life. 2. Biographical writings in general.
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biography

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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biography

life noun an account of the series of events making up a person`s life
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Biography

• (n.) The written history of a person`s life. • (n.) Biographical writings in general.
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Biography

(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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biography

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

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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Biography

[journal] 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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Biography

[disambiguation] A biography is a genre of media based on the written accounts of individual lives. Biography or biographic could also mean: ==Books== ==Music== ...
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biography

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

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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Biography

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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biography

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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Biography

A biography or simply bio is a detailed description or account of a person`s life. It entails more than basic facts like education, work, relationships, and death—a biography also portrays a subject`s experience of these events. Unlike a profile or curriculum vitae (résumé), a biography presents a subject`s life story, highlighting various ......
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Biography

An account of an individual's life, written by another person
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Biography

A life story of someone other than the writer
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Biography

(Greek, bios+graphe 'life writing') A non-fictional account of a person's life--usually a celebrity,
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Biography

[play] Biography is a 1932 play by S.N. Behrman. ...
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