Damon Knight

1922 - 2002

Damon Knight

Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor and critic. He is the author of "To Serve Man", a 1950 short story adapted for The Twilight Zone. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Damon Knight has received more than 138,413 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,753rd most popular writer.

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  • 140k

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  • 46.12

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Damon Knight ranks 3,748 out of 4,883Before him are Granius Licinianus, Peter Carey, Urs Widmer, Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Nicolaas Beets, and Gillian Rubinstein. After him are William Gibson, Hilde Domin, Nikolay Zabolotsky, Sax Rohmer, Donna Tartt, and Aleksey Koltsov.

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Among people born in 1922, Damon Knight ranks 229Before him are William Gaddis, Warwick Estevam Kerr, John Hick, Ria Baran, Gordon Tullock, and Esther Lederberg. After him are Luis Aponte Martínez, China Zorrilla, Per Olof Sundman, Osvaldo Fattori, Fritz Hollings, and Jack Kruschen. Among people deceased in 2002, Damon Knight ranks 170Before him are Leo Ornstein, Ibn al-Khattab, Hans-Peter Tschudi, Zaid ibn Shaker, Louis-Marie Billé, and Leo McKern. After him are Michel Boisrond, Pasieguito, George Sidney, Jack Kruschen, Richard Helms, and B. D. Jatti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Damon Knight ranks 5,032 out of 12,171Before him are Johnny "Guitar" Watson (1935), Wilson Bentley (1865), Rick Husband (1957), Stephen Collins (1947), Charles Francis Hall (1821), and Duane Eddy (1938). After him are Michael McKean (1947), Randy Jackson (1961), Harry Shearer (1943), Signe Toly Anderson (1941), William Gibson (1914), and Laura Leighton (1968).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Damon Knight ranks 427Before him are Camille Paglia (1947), Chaim Potok (1929), Edmund Wilson (null), Margaret Weis (1948), David Mamet (1947), and Lydia Davis (1947). After him are William Gibson (1914), Donna Tartt (1963), Amiri Baraka (1934), Saul Alinsky (1909), Marc Okrand (1948), and Nathanael West (1903).