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 cl-ssics 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 helen keller

that combat occurred at the franklin theatre, september 30, 1837—a useful fact that the autobiographer cares not to mention.
shadows of the stage william winter

the autobiographer “complied with the order contained in her dying behest.”
french cl-ssics william cleaver wilkinson

it is, perhaps, a matter for felicitation that mr. kelly has been his own autobiographer.
the humors of falconbridge jonathan f. kelley

the education of the autobiographer had not been intrusted to a private tutor.
recreations of christopher north, volume 2 john wilson

the autobiographer protests that he has suffered much remorse for this lie of his to the harm of the innocent maid.
cl-ssic french course in english william cleaver wilkinson

although an autobiographer jefferson is not egotistical, and although a moralist he is not a bore.
shadows of the stage william winter

is the fourth dimension of cobb as a novelist or as an autobiographer?
when winter comes to main street grant martin overton

our autobiographer gives us a plain, blunt, not to say bald record of what must have been an interesting life.
punch, or the london charivari, volume 159, november 24, 1920 various

noun (pl) -phies
an account of a person’s life written or otherwise recorded by that person

1797, from auto- + biography. related: autobiographical.

a literary work about the writer’s own life. the autobiography of benjamin franklin and isak dinesen’s out of africa are autobiographical.

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