What is autobiography?

  • (noun): A biography of yourself.


An autobiography (from the Greek, αὐτός-autos self + βίος-bios life + γράφειν-graphein to write) is an account of the life of a person, written by its subject.

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Versions of The Autobiography Form - Fictional Autobiography
... The term "fictional autobiography" has been coined to define novels about a fictional character written as though the character were writing their own biography, of which Daniel Defoe's Moll ... Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is a well-known modern example of fictional autobiography ... Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is yet another example of fictional autobiography, as noted on the front page of the original version ...
Spilling The Beans
... Spilling The Beans is an autobiography written by Clarissa Dickson Wright and first published in 2007 ... Wright's autobiography tells the story of her troubled youth as the unexpected youngest child of an accomplished doctor and a conservative mother ... A large portion of the autobiography explains how she forms a long-term friendship and working partnership with Jennifer Patterson which leads to the famous cookery programme ...
Susan Wallace - Biography
... Wallace was writing his Autobiography when he died in 1905 ... assistance from Mary Hannah Krout, completed the Autobiography in 1906 ... She wrote, "And here the Autobiography ends ...