Hart Crane

1899 - 1932

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Harold Hart Crane (July 21, 1899 – April 27, 1932) was an American poet, best known for his only long poem, The Bridge. Inspired by T. S. Eliot, Crane wrote highly stylized modernist poetry, often noted for its complexity. He published poems in various literary magazines throughout his life, as well as two collections: White Buildings (1926) and The Bridge (1930). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hart Crane has received more than 670,667 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Hart Crane is the 4,163rd most popular writer (up from 4,181st in 2019), the 5,496th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,702nd in 2019) and the 447th most popular American Writer.

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  • 670k

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

White buildings
The collected poems of Hart Crane
The bridge
Bridges in literature, Poetry, Buildings, structures
The complete poems and selected letters and prose of Hart Crane
Correspondence, Correspondence (Crane, Hart), American Poets
Letters, 1916-1932
Correspondence, American Poets
Complete Poems of Hart Crane
American poetry

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Over the past year Hart Crane has had the most page views in the with 73,376 views, followed by Spanish (4,101), and Russian (2,536). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (146.08%), Southern Azerbaijani (66.67%), and Azerbaijani (58.54%)


Among writers, Hart Crane ranks 4,163 out of 7,302Before him are Hector Bianciotti, Thaddeus Bulgarin, Eva Illouz, Osip Senkovsky, Hiromi Kawakami, and Antun Gustav Matoš. After him are Kamini Roy, Mark Aldanov, Paul Déroulède, Lajos Kassák, Jacqueline de Romilly, and Oskar Luts.

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Among people born in 1899, Hart Crane ranks 190Before him are Ralf Törngren, E. B. White, Masujiro Nishida, René Petit, Jean de Brunhoff, and Eugeniusz Bodo. After him are Jón Leifs, Miyamoto Yuriko, Alfred Blalock, Arvīds Pelše, Elizabeth Bowen, and Jobyna Ralston. Among people deceased in 1932, Hart Crane ranks 97Before him are Hermann Gunkel, John Walter Gregory, Agha Petros, Henry M. Leland, Paul Warburg, and Herbert Norkus. After him are Ellen Churchill Semple, Frederik van Eeden, Maironis, Carmen de Burgos, Lipót Baumhorn, and Dora Carrington.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hart Crane ranks 5,496 out of 20,380Before him are Michael Dell (1965), Fletcher Henderson (1897), Adam Brody (1979), Phil Woods (1931), Amy Brenneman (1964), and Yogi Berra (1925). After him are Martha Jefferson (1748), Ishi (1860), Alfred Sturtevant (1891), Virginia E. Johnson (1925), John Larroquette (1947), and Eli Roth (1972).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Hart Crane ranks 447Before him are Lilian Jackson Braun (1913), Mona Simpson (1957), Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906), Kathy Acker (1947), Glen A. Larson (1937), and Nicholas Pileggi (1933). After him are Conrad Aiken (1889), Leigh Brackett (1915), Louise Erdrich (1954), Sonny Barger (1938), Ida B. Wells (1862), and Theodore Roszak (1933).