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autobiographical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj autobiographical relating to or in the style of an autobiography "they compiled an autobiographical history of the movement"
    • adj autobiographical of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer "he seldom suppressed his autobiographical tendencies"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Autobiographical Pertaining to, or containing, autobiography; as, an autobiographical sketch. "Such traits of the autobiographic sort."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • autobiographical Of or pertaining to autobiography; characterized by an autobiographic tendency.
    • autobiographical Same as autobiographic.
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Usage

In literature:

Even so far back as Beethoven's day that autobiographical habit had begun.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
I had been autobiographing for days in the faint hope that I might run across something worth while in my life.
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
Autobiographers, as a rule, do not feel themselves subject to a responsibility so deep as this.
"Jerome Cardan" by William George Waters
The education of the autobiographer had not been intrusted to a private tutor.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
WORDSWORTH, W. The Prelude; An Autobiographical Poem.
"Evenings at Donaldson Manor" by Maria J. McIntosh
Notwithstanding their autobiographical form the above two stories are not the record of personal experience.
"Notes on My Books" by Joseph Conrad
He has dived-under, in the Autobiographical Chaos, and swims we see not where.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
In January, 1837, Lockhart wrote a letter to William Laidlaw, of singular autobiographic interest.
"Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)" by John Gibson Lockhart
In many of Greene's romances the central figure has been recognised as a more or less fanciful autobiographical sketch.
"Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592" by Arthur Acheson
Such a biography as should be written of his picturesque popularity as a playwright would mostly be autobiographic.
"Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: The Moth and the Flame" by Clyde Fitch
Hawthorne gives us an interesting account of his boyhood in an autobiographical note to his friend Stoddard.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Is the fourth dimension of Cobb as a novelist or as an autobiographer?
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
One grows to resent the modern tendency to reduce everything to autobiographical reminiscence.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
Their title is autobiographical, and, for that reason, they are slightly egotistical.
"Moon Lore" by Timothy Harley
In fine, I was autobiographical, sentimental, braggart.
"The MS. in a Red Box" by John Arthur Hamilton
The three autobiographical volumes will always be documents precious in the eyes of his admirers.
"Aspects and Impressions" by Edmund Gosse
Indeed, in several cases his plays seem to have been in part autobiographical; the bard was the hero of the story.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
It is said that the story was largely autobiographical.
"Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. I (of II)" by Edmund Downey Charles James Lever
Venice, at that period, was fortunate in autobiographers.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first" by Count Carlo Gozzi
Yet the autobiographic tendency, as befitted a poet of the highest lyric type, remained to the end a powerful characteristic.
"Shelley" by John Addington Symonds
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In news:

In The Poor Mouth, Flann O'Brien's delicious parody of Gaelic-language autobiographical peasant narratives, the hero is alone at night on the seashore when he hears a terrible, unrecognizable sound.
It was autobiographical, about a young Jewish boy in occupied Poland being coached to pass as a Christian, and succeeding.
READING an autobiographical comic is like meeting someone new.
Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic-novel gave several decades of Iranian history the boldly unmodulated, flat patterning of a "Little Lulu" comic book.
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, " Persepolis " is an animated, autobiographical account of author Marjane Satrapi's formative years in Iran and Austria.
Hunger Games Author To Release Autobiographical Picture Book .
Hunger Games Author To Release Autobiographical Picture Book.
Richard Wright 's Autobiographical 'Black Boy' Still Holds Its Power.
Autobiographical Drama Directed by: Ingmar Bergman Starring: Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Borje Ahlstedt, Julia Dufvenius.
Play is an autobiographical look at one woman's battle with breast cancer.
This is one of the options presented by Everyday Rapture, her one-woman autobiographical show—which is neither strictly one-woman nor strictly autobiographical.
Robert Blake's autobiographical text, Tales of a Rascal, is now published and available on Amazon.
Geva seems committed to producing Neil Simon's "BB" trilogy of autobiographical plays, starting this year with a splendid January production of Brighton Beach Memoirs and now topping that with a flawless Biloxi Blues to open the fall season.
Ringo Starr 's Semi-Autobiographical Album.
That is likely an autobiographical passage, as Legends of Rodeo 's interstate tours have proved key to its grassroots success.
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In science:

Episodic & Autobiographical Memory Episodic memory refers to the memory of event that occurred sometime in the past. Autobiographical Memory is more specific; it concerns memories for personal events and experiences (M. A.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
In D. C. Rubin (Ed.), Remembering our past: Studies in autobiographical memory.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The structure of autobiographical memory In A. F. Collins, S. E.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Anderson, Stephen J.; Conway, Martin A. “Representations of autobiographical memories.”Conway, Martin A. (Ed); pp.217.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The authors focus on how adequately the different approaches treat the representation of specific experiences, i.e., autobiographical memories (AMs).
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
I introduce autobiographical numbers as defined in A046043 (see Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences ). I continue by defining and analyzing biographies, curricula vitae and complete life stories of numbers. I end with the definition of mutually-praising number pairs.
Autobiographical Numbers
Do you know that 1210 is the smallest autobiographical number? You probably do not know what an autobiographical number is.
Autobiographical Numbers
Here is the formal definition: an autobiographical number is a number N such that the first digit of N counts how many zeroes are in N, the second digit counts how many ones are in N and so on.
Autobiographical Numbers
Let us find all autobiographical numbers using the “zoom-in” method.
Autobiographical Numbers
This is the sequence A104786 in the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS), where I first encountered the autobiographical numbers.
Autobiographical Numbers
Luckily for this article, a digit string starting with zeroes cannot be an autobiographical string, because the number of zeroes is not zero.
Autobiographical Numbers
It is a relief that those illegitimate strings that are trying to pretend to be numbers cannot actually be autobiographical.
Autobiographical Numbers
Though the sequence A046043 is described as “autobiographical (or curious)” numbers, I completely ignored the second name, because “autobiographical” is more descriptive than “curious”. I followed some links in the OEIS, but could not learn where the word “autobiographical” came from.
Autobiographical Numbers
Martin Gardner gives a puzzle about a ten-digit autobiographical number 6210001000 in his book “Mathematical Circus” .
Autobiographical Numbers
All autobiographical numbers are calculated by Fred Gavin in .
Autobiographical Numbers
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