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David Lodge

1935 - Today

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David John Lodge CBE (born 28 January 1935) is an English author and literary critic. A professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham until 1987, he is known for novels that satirise academic life, notably the "Campus Trilogy" – Changing Places: A Tale of Two Campuses (1975), Small World: An Academic Romance (1984) and Nice Work (1988). The second two were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Lodge has received more than 44,490 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). David Lodge is the 1,729th most popular writer (down from 1,679th in 2019), the 1,347th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,258th in 2019) and the 156th most popular British Writer.

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  • 44k

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  • 66.50

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.46

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  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, David Lodge ranks 1,729 out of 5,794. Before him are John Grinder, Otfried Preußler, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Shen Yue, Dora d'Istria, and Rainis. After him are Djuna Barnes, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Charles Paul de Kock, Jordan of Saxony, and Marcel Reich-Ranicki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, David Lodge ranks 102Before him are Dharmendra, Vladislav Volkov, Jan Saudek, Ron Paul, Thomas Keneally, and Richard Kuklinski. After him are Terry Riley, Jack Kemp, Jack Charlton, Charles Duke, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, and Luis del Sol.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Lodge ranks 1,347 out of 6,924. Before him are Jared Harris (1961), George Cayley (1773), Thomas Lipton (1848), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1388), and Cerdic of Wessex (467). After him are John Newton (1725), Marina Berti (1924), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Robert Stephenson (1803), Saint David (512), and Neville Marriner (1924).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, David Lodge ranks 156Before him are Colin Dexter (1930), Richard Adams (1920), Allen Carr (1934), Philip Sidney (1554), Gerald Gardner (1884), and Ted Hughes (1930). After him are Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Michael Jackson (1942), David Ogilvy (1911), Patrick O'Brian (1914), James Herriot (1916), and Edward Young (1683).