John Barth

1930 - Today

John Barth

John Simmons Barth (; born May 27, 1930) is an American writer who is best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Barth has received more than 340,168 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,841st most popular writer.

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  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, John Barth ranks 1,839 out of 4,883Before him are Baba Tahir, Servius Sulpicius Rufus, Luigi Illica, Ida Laura Pfeiffer, Israel Joshua Singer, and Giovanni Battista Guarini. After him are Johnston McCulley, Arseny Tarkovsky, Moschus, Gian Giorgio Trissino, Silva Kaputikyan, and Felice Orsini.

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Among people born in 1930, John Barth ranks 144Before him are Tanya Savicheva, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Miljan Miljanić, Lina Kostenko, Rudolf E. Kálmán, and Chus Lampreave. After him are Thomas P. Stafford, Marshall Sahlins, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Bo Widerberg, Jo Bonnier, and Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Barth ranks 2,166 out of 12,171Before him are Damon Wayans (1960), Zac Efron (1987), Billy Zane (1966), David Baltimore (1938), Frank Zane (1942), and Fran Drescher (1957). After him are Lionel Hampton (1908), Johnston McCulley (1883), Cochise (1805), John Densmore (1944), Mike Powell (1963), and Bob Gunton (1945).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Barth ranks 215Before him are John Kennedy Toole (1937), Djuna Barnes (1892), Ida Tarbell (null), Erle Stanley Gardner (1889), Taliesin (518), and Langston Hughes (1902). After him are Johnston McCulley (1883), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), James M. Cain (1892), Eugene Nida (1914), Fredric Jameson (1934), and Siri Hustvedt (1955).