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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.
Contemporary Examples

Often autobiographical, her work is known for its strong female leads.
Women in China The Daily Beast March 8, 2010

Once again, an autobiographical strain is evident in his work; it was as if he were revisiting his own adolescent sexuality.
Larry Sultan’s California Dreams Philip Gefter December 16, 2009

Jodorowsky moved on, and recently directed an autobiographical film, The Dance of Reality (opening in May).
‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ and the Allure of the Unmade Masterpiece Caryn James March 18, 2014

How do you approach the distinction between straight autobiography and autobiographical fiction?
Maya Angelou: How I Write Noah Charney April 9, 2013

I am satisfied that the autobiographical facts described are true to the teller’s memory and experience.
I Was Adam Lanza, Part 2 David Frum December 21, 2012

Historical Examples

Another passage gives incidentally an autobiographical summary.
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook

Their title is autobiographical, and, for that reason, they are slightly egotistical.
Moon Lore Timothy Harley

Chichester was the scene of a pleasant incident recorded by Leslie in his autobiographical Recollections.
Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas

See also the autobiographical sketch in the Annals of Agriculture, xv.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

Another passage contains an autobiographical sketch of Mechthilds early experiences.
Woman under Monasticism Lina Eckenstein

of or concerned with one’s own life
of or relating to an autobiography


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