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

(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

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

[n] - 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

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

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

A life story of someone other than the writer
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Biography

a written account of another person's life.
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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 usually ...
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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

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

person's unique history of thinking, feeling and acting
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