WRITER

Elfriede Jelinek

1946 - Today

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Elfriede Jelinek (German: [ɛlˈfʁiːdə ˈjɛlinɛk]; born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elfriede Jelinek has received more than 537,537 page views. Her biography is available in 99 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Elfriede Jelinek is the 327th most popular writer (up from 358th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Austria and the 7th most popular Writer.

Elfriede Jelinek is most famous for her novel "The Piano Teacher" which is about a woman who is a piano teacher and who has a sexual obsession with her students.

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  • 540k

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  • 69.18

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  • 99

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 327 out of 5,755Before her are Carlos Castaneda, Georges Bataille, Arthur Schnitzler, Einhard, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, and Graham Greene. After her are Arthur Miller, André Malraux, Mikhail Lermontov, Ali-Shir Nava'i, Michael Ende, and Pierre Beaumarchais.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 27Before her are Mireille Mathieu, Jane Birkin, Diane Keaton, David Gilmour, Timothy Dalton, and José Carreras. After her are Susan Sarandon, Rivellino, Guus Hiddink, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Roh Moo-hyun, and Emerson Fittipaldi.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 89 out of 1,237Before her are Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Geli Raubal (1908), Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), and Charles II, Archduke of Austria (1540). After her are Archduke Otto of Austria (1865), Theodoric the Great (454), Albert II of Germany (1397), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain (1584), Aribert Heim (1914), and Sándor Márai (1900).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 7Before her are Franz Kafka (1883), Stefan Zweig (1881), Peter Handke (1942), Peter Drucker (1909), Robert Musil (1880), and Arthur Schnitzler (1862). After her are Sándor Márai (1900), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Georg Trakl (1887), and Gustav Meyrink (1868).