biography


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  • noun

Synonyms for biography

Synonyms for biography

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

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1) By inference from things within my biography, or
I do not myself believe that anything approaching certainty is to be attained by either of these methods, and therefore whatever lies outside my personal biography must be regarded, theoretically, as hypothesis.
CDon't miss tomorrow's Sunday Mail to get Nacho Novo's biography I Said No Thanks, in which he charts his football journey from Spain to Scotland and tells the full inside story of the Ibrox managers, the glory goals that have clinched SPL titles and UEFA cup glory, the fall-outs and the controversy.
Nigel Hamilton does include an excellent bibliography for those who seek to study the field of biography systematically, and the well-chosen brief excerpts of great biographies will inspire the reader to turn to the originals and read or reread them with new interest.
The Welsh Biography Online has earned its place as an authoritative resource for anyone interested in Welsh life," said Dr Roberts.
Appendices include titles that have won awards, top biographers, a survey of biography series and a chronological index.
In addition, the funeral biography was indebted to the much older tradition of the funeral oration, a tradition that dated back to antiquity and was revived in the Renaissance.
As the authors note, the reception and use of artistic biography by art historians has ranged from outright rejection on the grounds of biased or anecdotal irrelevance, to unconditional acceptance as objective, authoritative sources of factual information.
JUNG: A BIOGRAPHY, by Deirdre Bair, is a tour de force, and the definitive biography about the famous analyst.
THE SEUSS, THE WHOLE SEUSS AND NOTHING BUT THE SEUSS: A VISUAL BIOGRAPHY OF THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL.
To read Smith's biography of Canada Lee is not only to recover a lost light in early 20th-century American culture and uncover the combination of political and racial intolerance that rendered one man invisible and obscure, but it is to also follow the plight of an American who broke racial barriers in more than one field, and whose positions and roles helped foster and create positive images of African Americans during a conflicted time of racial segregation, political repression, and American conformity.
That seeming simplicity may explain why there are historians--indeed, they may be the dominant group these days--who take the view that biography is not really a serious form of historical writing.
Nevertheless, there are certain aspects of this biography which may frustrate the reader.
If biography had a spokesperson at midcentury, it was Leon Edel, founder of the journal Biography.
Interpretively, it may not break much new ground, but--rather like Larry Tye's 1998 biography of Edward Bernays, The Father of Spin--it offers a well-researched and detailed, if relatively brief, account of a neglected pioneer of contemporary image-malting.