autochthonous idea n.
A thought that suddenly bursts into the consciousness and is often believed to have come from an outside source.
a history of a person’s life written or told by that person. Historical Examples She is found by the autobiographer alone in a deserted house. French Classics William Cleaver Wilkinson In her style, as in what she writes about, we must concede to the artist what we deny to the autobiographer. Story of My Life […]
a history of a person’s life written or told by that person. Contemporary Examples His most recent book is a memoir, The autobiography of an Execution. Last Night’s Gruesome Execution David R. Dow June 17, 2010 My autobiography is What Is the What, which I wrote with the help of my American friend Dave Eggers. […]
marked by or dealing with one’s own experiences or life history; of or in the manner of an autobiography: autobiographical material; an autobiographical novel. Historical Examples On the subject of autobiographies and the autobiographic method, I had several interesting talks with Borrow. Lavengro George Borrow Here it is not difficult to recognise an autobiographic touch. […]