Virginia Woolf published three books to which she gave the subtitle "A Biography":
- Orlando: A Biography (1928, usually characterised as a novel inspired by the life of Vita Sackville-West)
- Flush: A Biography (1933, more explicitly cross-genre: fiction as "stream of consciousness" tale by Flush, a dog; non-fiction in the sense of telling the story of the owner of the dog, Elizabeth Barrett Browning), reprinted in 2005 by Persephone Books
- Roger Fry: A Biography (1940, usually characterised as non-fiction, however: " novelistic skills worked against her talent as a biographer, for her impressionistic observations jostled uncomfortably with the simultaneous need to marshal a multitude of facts.")
Other articles related to "biographies":
... philosopher and historian, whose biographies (Lives) of famous people are frequently referred to by Diogenes Laërtius and Athenaeus ... His biographies dealt with many eminent people including kings (Dionysius the Younger, Philip), statesmen (Alcibiades), orators (Demosthenes), poets (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides ... he used not very reliable sources for his biographies ...
... These include the traditional Muslim biographies of Muhammad (the sira literature), which provide further information on Muhammad's life ... The earliest surviving written sira (biographies of Muhammad and quotes attributed to him) is Ibn Ishaq's Life of God's Messenger written c ... Many scholars accept the accuracy of the earliest biographies, though their accuracy is unascertainable ...
... Authorship is uncertain regarding some of the biographies in the volume ... and Other Writings, Mary Shelley wrote the biographies of Boscan, Garcilaso de la Vega, Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Luis de Leon, Herrera, Saa de Miranda, Jorge de Montemayor ... Mary Shelley's Literary Lives and Other Writings, Mary Shelley wrote the following biographies Montaigne, Corneille, Rouchefoucauld, Molière, Pascal, Madame de Sévigné, Boileau, Racine, Fénélon ...
... to complete questionnaires from which new biographies are compiled ... in earlier editions an opportunity to update their biographies ... Biographies are chosen on merit alone ...
... Cold War Robert Stone 01/03 Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo 1988-10-18 Biographies Martha Sandlin 01/04 Eric Sevareid, Not So Wild a Dream 1988-10-25 Biographies Frank J ... Fisher 01/14 Eudora Welty One Writer's Beginnings 1989-01-03 Biographies Patchy Wheatley 01/15 World That Moses Built, The 1989-01-10 Biographies Edward Gray, Mark Oberhaus 01/16 Sins of Our Mothers 1989-01-17 ... Wells a Passion for Justice 1989-10-24 Biographies William Greaves, Louise Archambault 02/05 Great War 1918, The 1989-10-31 America at War Tom Weidlinger 02/06 Forever Baseball 1989-11-07 ...
Famous quotes containing the word biographies:
“Tis the gift to be simple tis the gift to be free
Tis the gift to come down where you ought to be
And when we find ourselves in the place just right
Twill be in the valley of love and delight.”
—Unknown. Tis the Gift to Be Simple.
AH. American Hymns Old and New, Vols. III. Vol. I, with music; Vol. II, notes on the hymns and biographies of the authors and composers. Albert Christ-Janer, Charles W. Hughes, and Carleton Sprague Smith, eds. (1980)
“Why I love the ancients so much? Aside from everything else, when I read them, the entire past between them and me unfolds at the same time. The hearts of how many heroes and poets may have been set on fire by Plutarchs biographies which now inspire me with their own and with borrowed flames!”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)