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Anne Carson

1950 - Today

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Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, classicist, and professor. Trained at the University of Toronto, Carson has taught classics, comparative literature, and creative writing at universities across the United States and Canada since 1979, including McGill, Michigan, NYU, and Princeton. Publishing more than twenty books of writings and translations to date, Carson was awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, has won the Lannan Literary Award, two Griffin Poetry Prizes, the T. S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Carson has received more than 381,168 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Anne Carson is the 4,403rd most popular writer, the 337th most popular biography from Canada and the 20th most popular Canadian Writer.

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  • 380k

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  • 58.64

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  • 20

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  • 3.10

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  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Anne Carson ranks 4,403 out of 5,794Before her are Lucius Shepard, Graham Hancock, Rosa Montero, Frederick Rolfe, Michael Frayn, and Jacques Jasmin. After her are Eliška Krásnohorská, Arnulf Øverland, Rolf Jacobsen, Cyril M. Kornbluth, František Langer, and William Harrison Ainsworth.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Anne Carson ranks 320Before her are Ján Švehlík, Susana Higuchi, Lee Tamahori, Jenny Holzer, Boris Morukov, and Graham Hancock. After her are Ljubomir Ljubojević, George Yonashiro, Frank Silva, Kate Nelligan, Karim Khalili, and Rick Baker.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Anne Carson ranks 337 out of 1,130Before her are Pat Patterson (1941), Sunny Leone (1981), Kristin Kreuk (1982), Terry Jacks (1944), George Hodgson (1893), and Chief Dan George (1899). After her are Brian Orser (1961), Étienne Desmarteau (1873), Michel Tremblay (1942), Arthur Meighen (1874), Alexander Knox (1907), and Kate Nelligan (1950).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Anne Carson ranks 20Before her are Anne Hébert (1916), Robertson Davies (1913), Grant Allen (1848), Wyndham Lewis (1882), Steven Erikson (1959), and Robin Sharma (1965). After her are Michel Tremblay (1942), Nancy Huston (1953), Marie-Claire Blais (1939), George Woodcock (1912), Harold Russell (1914), and Sven Delblanc (1931).