Gary Snyder

1930 - Today

Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters. Perhaps best known as a poet (his early work has been associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance); he is also an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist with anarchoprimitivist leanings. He has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Snyder has received more than 518,383 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,689th most popular writer.

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  • 520k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Gary Snyder ranks 2,684 out of 4,883Before him are Ernst Jandl, Antal Szerb, Nazik Al-Malaika, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, Georg Herwegh, and Charles Kingsley. After him are U. R. Ananthamurthy, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Huseyn Javid, Charles-Louis Philippe, Nima Yooshij, and Eric Carle.

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Among people born in 1930, Gary Snyder ranks 209Before him are Lawrence Eagleburger, Babushka Lady, Paul Poupard, Naomi Shemer, Norio Ohga, and William R. Pogue. After him are Paul Mazursky, Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Yi-Fu Tuan, Jean Vincent, Kalevi Sorsa, and Ignatius Moses I Daoud.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Snyder ranks 3,254 out of 12,171Before him are Kenny Clarke (1914), Josh Radnor (1974), Melvyn Douglas (1901), Dan Hedaya (1940), Lou Henry Hoover (1874), and Kenny G (1956). After him are Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Richard Mentor Johnson (1780), Peter Revson (1939), Marion Lorne (1883), Amber Heard (1986), and Abel Ferrara (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gary Snyder ranks 297Before him are Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), A. E. Waite (1857), William Goldman (1931), Richard Wright (1908), Robert M. Pirsig (1928), and Margaret Fuller (1810). After him are Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Eric Carle (1929), Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947), Carl Bernstein (1944), Richard Yates (1926), and Peter Benchley (1940).