Kathy Acker

1947 - 1997

Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker (April 18, 1947 – November 30, 1997) was an American experimental novelist, playwright, essayist, and postmodernist writer. She was influenced by the Black Mountain School poets, William S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kathy Acker has received more than 473,626 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4,237th most popular writer.

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  • 470k

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  • 42.17

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Kathy Acker ranks 4,230 out of 4,883Before her are Izaak Walton, Eva Ibbotson, William Harrison Ainsworth, Robert Bly, Michael Cristofer, and Antti Tuuri. After her are Aubrey de Grey, George Crabbe, Axel Merckx, Marc Faber, Yurii Andrukhovych, and Margaret Mahy.

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Among people born in 1947, Kathy Acker ranks 420Before her are Theodore Long, Rodney Williams, Heide Rosendahl, David Patterson, René Desaeyere, and Mike Krzyzewski. After her are Arlo Guthrie, Tillman Thomas, Tracey Walter, Alexander Tikhonov, Bob Houghton, and Gregory Chaitin. Among people deceased in 1997, Kathy Acker ranks 186Before her are Ivor Allchurch, Agnieszka Osiecka, Zaur Kaloev, Jacques Pollet, John Kendrew, and Stubby Kaye. After her are Michael Manley, Red Skelton, Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr., Laura Nyro, Gul Mohammed, and Jimmy Witherspoon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kathy Acker ranks 6,689 out of 12,171Before her are Constance Talmadge (1898), Gilby Clarke (1962), Anita Page (1910), Daphne Zuniga (1962), Stanley Turrentine (1934), and Beulah Bondi (1889). After her are Charles Fleischer (1950), Mark Murphy (1932), Gary Payton (1968), Bobcat Goldthwait (1962), Alma Richards (1890), and Edward Arnold (1890).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Kathy Acker ranks 527Before her are Stephen Hunter (1946), Daniel Quinn (1935), Rufus Wilmot Griswold (1815), Nicholas Meyer (1945), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), and Robert Bly (1926). After her are Zitkala-Sa (1876), Tobias Wolff (1945), Wallace Stegner (1909), David Brown (1916), Peter Matthiessen (1927), and Philip Agee (null).