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biographical

adjective Pertaining or referring to a biography, see there.
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Although Hardy's close association, possible romance, with her was only to take shape in Dorset, Bailey argues that this could be a blind on Hardy's part to distract the biographically minded (The Poetry of Thomas Hardy [Chapel Hill: Univ.
This inward focus emerges biographically in the isolation of Stevens's life, as well as poetically in a hermetic diction and an utter confoundedness regarding the inner states of other beings, especially in his later work (two titles from the 1947 book Transport to Summer are exemplary: "Continual Conversation with a Silent Man"; "Wild Ducks, People and Distances").
The odd fact is that this aesthetic shift was, biographically speaking, proleptic insofar as it began before the disasters--the studio fire, cancer and a car crash--that befell him at the end.
Biographically, credibility depends on the accuracy of the endorser's past probabilities for other theories, where accuracy is inversely proportional to distance from the actual truth-value of the theory.
Kathleen Davies, in her biographically informed reading of the novel, locates this same sort of ambivalence in Hurston's autobiography, Dust Tracks on a Road.
But while this may be true biographically Niebuhr was not able to show conceptually why his particular judgments were necessarily related to Niebuhr's interpretation of Christianity.
His bias toward empathetic readings of literature, coupled with his biographically informed view of authors and their works, produced some odd viewpoints, though there's the occasional bulls-eye.
While these may be felt to have little value biographically, they at least identify various aspects of astronomy which she was able to speak about.
The Decade of Blind Dates" is Richard Alther's biographically influenced story of Peter Bauman, a man who has come out of the closet after decades of traditional heterosexual marriage.
Tourists unable to read Betussi's detailed program (no modern edition of his book is in print) should not have worried then nor should they worry now, for the cycle is easy to comprehend historically and biographically by reading the scroll-shaped description of each scene painted prominently on the fresco itself.
AFTER the glitz and style of Apocalypse Now and the grit of Full Metal Jacket, this is the soldier's tale of the Vietnam war as told semiauto- biographically by director Oliver Stone, a vet himself.
Beginning with an impressive introductory essay providing an extensive historical and thematic overview of the development of libertarian thought that includes its significant contributors, events, and publications, "Encyclopedia Of Libertarianism" is enhanced with a Reader's Guide groups content of value for students and researchers by enabling the study of libertarianism topically, biographically, and by public policy issue area.