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All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
I love songs that are very autobiographical.
All of my songs are autobiographical.
Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is, at best, presumptuous. It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
Recording is more autobiographical than acting. It's me - either how I'm feeling then or once felt at some point in my life. It's all me.
My work is purely autobiographical... It is about myself and my surroundings.
All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent.
'Nil By Mouth' was a bit autobiographical, but as I always pointed out at the time, that's not my dad.
There certainly is no secret in that there are plenty of people who don't like plenty of my movies. Each one of my films is personal; each one of my films is emotionally autobiographical. And I like directors who do that. With each one of my films, I'm exploring one of my own issues and I try to expose myself a little in the film.
It's a real wrenching thing to go from being a private person to being a public person, especially when you're being autobiographical. But it's what everyone wants - to get everyone's attention, to have your music make a living for you, to be validated in that way.
I had absolutely no trauma in my childhood. If anyone ever assumed that my books were autobiographical, they'd be sorely disappointed, because none of these things happened to me.
What I write is very personal, but not autobiographical. It's more 'thematically personal' - what's up in my life in terms of themes at the moment.
I'm not really an autobiographical writer, though I use lots of stuff from my life to make my stories seem real. But when I actually write about myself, I get very confused.
Novelists are always resisting autobiographical readings of their work, because they know how false those can be.
In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul.
People ask, 'Are your things autobiographical?,' and I think, no, they're not autobiographical directly, but of course my life has informed my work.
My work looks like a comic book in form, but it's not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff.
I am not an autobiographical writer.
The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.
Poets can't resist the dramatic pull of their lives and so inevitably write autobiographical verse.
Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite, remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them.
The stories are not autobiographical, but they're personal in that way. I seem to know only the things that I've learned. Probably some things through observation, but what I feel I know surely is personal.
I'm not an autobiographical writer, but I am a writer who deals with human emotion on all levels.
P. J. Harvey
I categorically resist this idea that films are supposed to be autobiographical and the only stories you tell are about your own life.
I think I had actually served my apprenticeship as a writer of fiction by writing all those songs. I had already been through phases of autobiographical or experimental stuff.
Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them.
There's a certain point, when you're writing autobiographical stuff, where you don't want to misrepresent yourself. It would be dishonest.
True stories, autobiographical stories, like some novels, begin long ago, before the acts in the account, before the birth of some of the people in the tale.
The songs are not necessarily autobiographical. A lot of songs are a combination of influences. It might be some part of my life, or something I've felt, or something somebody's told me. It all comes together.
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand.
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