Countee Cullen

1903 - 1946

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Countee Cullen (born Countee LeRoy Porter; May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946) was an American poet, novelist, children's writer, and playwright, particularly well known during the Harlem Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Countee Cullen has received more than 646,258 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Countee Cullen is the 6,504th most popular writer, the 12,357th most popular biography from United States and the 903rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 650k

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

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  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

My Lives and How I Lost Them
Cats, Fiction
Now in his ninth life, a cat reminisces about adventures in the previous eight.
The United States in Literature [with three long stories] -- Seventh Edition
Children's fiction, Classic Literature, Crime
Selections include: ... - [Young Goodman Brown](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL455569W/Young_Goodman_Brown) by Nathaniel Hawthorne ... - [An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL14863196W/Occurrence_at_Owl_Creek_Bridge) by Ambrose Bierce ... - [A Pair of Silk Stockings](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL20078930W/A_Pair_of_Silk_Stockings) by Kate Chopin - [The Cask of Amontillado](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL41016W) - [Fall of the House of Usher](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL41078W) - [The Glass Menagerie](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL30293W) by Tennesse Williams
Caroling Dusk
American poetry, African American authors
The United States in Literature
memory plays, autobiographical drama, Family
Reader includes: [Glass Menagerie](https://openlibrary.org/works/OL30293W/The_Glass_Menagerie) by Tennesse Williams
Prentice Hall Literature--Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes--The American Experience
freedom, selfhood, self-fulfilment


Among writers, Countee Cullen ranks 6,504 out of 7,302Before him are Vachel Lindsay, Ogden Nash, John Arden, Jasper Fforde, Christopher Moore, and George MacDonald Fraser. After him are F. Sionil José, Patrick Kavanagh, Richelle Mead, John Lydgate, Alice Sebold, and Marian Keyes.

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Among people born in 1903, Countee Cullen ranks 363Before him are Mike Mansfield, Phyllis A. Whitney, Hughie Gallacher, Al Hirschfeld, George E. Stone, and Ray Noble. After him are Stuart Erwin, John Davis Lodge, Tampa Red, Sybil Bauer, Estes Kefauver, and Dorothy Mackaill. Among people deceased in 1946, Countee Cullen ranks 227Before him are Florence Fuller, Edgar Syers, Miles Mander, Damon Runyon, Charles Oman, and Herbert Baker. After him are John Langalibalele Dube, Gifford Pinchot, Noah Beery, and Carter Glass.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Countee Cullen ranks 12,357 out of 20,380Before him are Eric Allan Kramer (1962), Victoria Rowell (1959), Dash Mihok (1974), Christopher Moore (1957), Todd Solondz (1959), and Mike Troy (1940). After him are Jake Thomas (1990), Sam Witwer (1977), Tyler Posey (1991), Charles King (1880), William Farnum (1876), and Richelle Mead (1976).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Countee Cullen ranks 903Before him are Sue Monk Kidd (1948), William Kennedy (1928), Lionel Trilling (1905), Vachel Lindsay (1879), Ogden Nash (1902), and Christopher Moore (1957). After him are Richelle Mead (1976), Alice Sebold (1963), Colson Whitehead (1969), Ransom Riggs (1979), Kiera Cass (1981), and Sarah Winnemucca (1844).