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biography       294901647

Scope note
Designates publications about biographies and about biographical writing as a literary genre. The branch of literature and history in which the lives of actual people are described and analysed (ODLIS).

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For the biography of a specific person, combine 'biographies (form)' with person-as-subject field in OPAC.

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life history

Broader terms
history
prose

Narrower terms
autobiography
hagiography

Related terms
biographical dictionaries (form)
biographies (form)

Subject category
19.03 LITERARY GENRES

Indexing history
Added 2006. For publications indexed before 2006, see biographies (form).



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