American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being a work that falls between fiction and autobiography: a semiautobiographical novel.
- adj. Partially, but not entirely, autobiographical
- adj. of or relating to a work that combines autobiography and fiction
- semi- + autobiographical (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“Identification Marks: None" began a series of four semiautobiographical films, in three of which the director starred.”
“The interview also spends significant time on Feiffer's "semiautobiographical novel" for young readers, The Man in the Ceiling.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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?”
“Jules Massenet ' s " Werther " of 1892 was written 118 years after Goethe ' s epistolary, semiautobiographical novel.”
“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.”
“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.”
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