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John Barth

1930 - Today

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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 423,607 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). John Barth is the 2,190th most popular writer (down from 1,836th in 2019), the 2,755th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,166th in 2019) and the 265th most popular American Writer.

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  • 420k

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  • 64.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, John Barth ranks 2,190 out of 5,794Before him are Jacob Cats, Theodore Prodromos, Anne Holt, Salvadore Cammarano, Maximus the Greek, and Sigismund von Herberstein. After him are George Whitefield, Olga Rozanova, David Eddings, Anna Sewell, Jim Corbett, and Luís Fróis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, John Barth ranks 161Before him are Néstor Almendros, Igor Netto, Jānis Pujats, Anatoly Lukyanov, Sergiu Nicolaescu, and Israel Kirzner. After him are Jo Bonnier, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Vilmos Zsigmond, David Huddleston, Ernst Fuchs, and Tadao Kobayashi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Barth ranks 2,755 out of 15,968Before him are Kamehameha III (1814), Jason Momoa (1979), George Smith (1941), Edgar Snow (1905), Dennis Oppenheim (1938), and Miguel Ferrer (1955). After him are Gloria Leonard (1940), Robert B. Laughlin (1950), David Eddings (1931), Johnny Carson (1925), Ronald Evans (1933), and Ace Frehley (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, John Barth ranks 265Before him are Ida Tarbell (1857), Harlan Ellison (1934), Anne McCaffrey (1926), William Peter Blatty (1928), August Derleth (1909), and Alfred Bester (1913). After him are David Eddings (1931), Fritz Leiber (1910), Leon Uris (1924), Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), and Terry Goodkind (1948).