Joyce Carol Oates

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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published 58 novels, a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, for her novel them (1969), two O. Henry Awards, the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joyce Carol Oates has received more than 1,450,546 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,114th most popular writer.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Joyce Carol Oates ranks 1,113 out of 4,883Before her are Juan Antonio Villacañas, John Dickson Carr, Pierre de Marivaux, Christine Nöstlinger, James Baldwin, and Andrew of Crete. After her are Bernard Cornwell, Guido von List, Martin Andersen Nexø, J. G. Ballard, Jean Giono, and Thomas Mayne Reid.

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Among people born in 1938, Joyce Carol Oates ranks 68Before her are Viktor Chernomyrdin, Ricardo Lagos, César Luis Menotti, Elliott Gould, Dean Reed, and Eddie Cochran. After her are Frank Langella, Derek Jacobi, Issey Miyake, Ayaz Mutallibov, Oliver Reed, and Ian Stewart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joyce Carol Oates ranks 1,227 out of 12,171Before her are Paul Krugman (1953), Ben Stiller (1965), Eddie Cochran (1938), James Baldwin (1924), Jonathan Banks (1947), and Bernard Herrmann (1911). After her are A. L. Kroeber (1876), Tobey Maguire (1975), Anne Baxter (1923), Robert Fogel (1926), Edward Snowden (1983), and Mary Todd Lincoln (1818).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Joyce Carol Oates ranks 132Before her are Will Durant (1885), Daniel Goleman (1946), Clive Cussler (1931), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), John Dickson Carr (1906), and James Baldwin (1924). After her are Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Erskine Caldwell (1903), Noah Gordon (1926), Robert Sheckley (1928), James Patterson (1947), and Nora Roberts (1950).