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autobiography

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishautobiographyau‧to‧bi‧og‧ra‧phy /ˌɔːtəbaɪˈɒɡrəfi $ ˌɒːtəbaɪˈɑː-/ ●●○ noun (plural autobiographies)  [countable, uncountable]ALTCNSTORY a book in which someone writes about their own life, or books of this typebiographysee thesaurus at bookautobiographical /ˌɔːtəbaɪəˈɡræfɪkəl $ ˌɒː-/ adjective an autobiographical novel (=one based on the author’s own experiences)
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autobiographyIn her autobiography, Doris Lessing writes about her childhood in Zimbabwe.Her autobiography will be published next month, and will be a guaranteed bestseller.They have combed through Himes' correspondence, his autobiographies and old letters.The incident is recounted in his autobiography.In his autobiography he described his life as an explorer in some of the remotest parts of the earth.She asked him about himsdf, and Cyril launched into his autobiography.Also, where is his autobiography, supposedly finished over a year ago?To write a biography of another can involve one in autobiography.Their written forms, like autobiographies, biographies, and interviews, make up a large part of contemporary western feminist literature.What flows from his pen in this book is a mixture of autobiography, literary theory, and metaphysical speculation.The difference between self-penned autobiography and biography is that often, the biography scores for comprehensiveness.Although she has written three novels, this autobiography is her first published work.
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