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semiautobiographical

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a work that falls between fiction and autobiography: a semiautobiographical novel.

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  • adj. Partially, but not entirely, autobiographical

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  • adj. of or relating to a work that combines autobiography and fiction

Etymologies

semi- +‎ autobiographical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He was all of 21 when the movie was shot, and one year younger when he made "I Killed My Mother," his semiautobiographical debut feature about himself as a young homosexual.

    'Of Gods': Divine Beauty, Terror, Faith

  • "Identification Marks: None" began a series of four semiautobiographical films, in three of which the director starred.

    Two Paths, Little Glory For This Polish Director

  • The interview also spends significant time on Feiffer's "semiautobiographical novel" for young readers, The Man in the Ceiling.

    Jules Feiffer’s Secret Origin

  • Like undergraduates everywhere, we exchanged drafts of work; visited each other's studios; gifted stories, poems, and end-of-semester projects; wore too much black; organized readings; invited faculty to dinner; drank a lot of bad wine; stayed up all night debating aesthetics; and wrote semiautobiographical novels, Symbolist stories, and earnest poetry collections for our theses--some of them good enough to be published.

    My Ex Published A Poetry Collection--About Me!

  • During the rest of the Herbst Theatre show, she sang tender songs by Gustav Mahler and Maurice Ravel, a moving version of Stephen Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns," and modern, semiautobiographical songs by Jake Heggie and Carol Hall.

    Singing Into Retirement

  • But there's no mistaking the nature of Alike's struggle, or the abundance of talent that's gone into the making of Ms. Rees's semiautobiographical film.

    'Pariah' Stands Apart—As Fresh Teen Tale

  • What's the story behind "Ghost Light," Jon Moscone's semiautobiographical play that deals with the assassination of his father, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, which will open in January 2012?

    Berkeley Theater Keeps an Open Mind

  • Jules Massenet ' s " Werther " of 1892 was written 118 years after Goethe ' s epistolary, semiautobiographical novel.

    Janacek Saves a Season

  • Well it stars Natalie Dormer, Katie Cassidy and X-FILES star Xzhibit and is supposedly a "coming-of-age, semiautobiographical" movie with "no supernatural elements."

    X-Files Creator Chris Carter's Secret Project - Fencewalker « FirstShowing.net

  • It was the soundtrack to a film featuring Carey in her first starring role, a semiautobiographical musical that was impossible to watch and seemed to close before it opened.

    Fortune’s Fool

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