Nathanael West

1903 - 1940

Nathanael West

Nathanael West (born Nathan Weinstein; October 17, 1903 – December 22, 1940) was an American author and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nathanael West has received more than 265,788 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,788th most popular writer.

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  • 270k

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  • 45.93

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Nathanael West ranks 3,783 out of 4,883Before him are Saul Alinsky, Marc Okrand, Pierre Emmanuel, Anita Loos, Duran Çetin, and Karel Sabina. After him are Cesare Balbo, Ivan Olbracht, Robert Charles Wilson, Hans Erich Nossack, Rosa Chacel, and Sue Grafton.

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Among people born in 1903, Nathanael West ranks 181Before him are Alfredo Copello, Guillermo Saavedra, Juan Jover, Kea Bouman, Nikolay Zabolotsky, and Ward Bond. After him are Natallia Arsiennieva, Kathleen Lonsdale, Graham Sutherland, Anne Revere, Willi Forst, and W. V. D. Hodge. Among people deceased in 1940, Nathanael West ranks 109Before him are Gheorghe Argeșanu, Einar Benediktsson, Ljubomir Davidović, Tom Mix, Charley Chase, and Janina Lewandowska. After him are Wilhelm Anderson, Arthur De Greef, Harry Stafford, Otto Toeplitz, Smedley Butler, and Eric Gill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nathanael West ranks 5,123 out of 12,171Before him are The Ultimate Warrior (1959), Sally Kellerman (1937), Linda McMahon (1948), Dan Coats (1943), Roman Reigns (1985), and Shailene Woodley (1991). After him are Clarence Thomas (1948), Peter Sarsgaard (1971), Robert Charles Wilson (1953), Jeff Conaway (1950), Frank Lubin (1910), and Edward Gibson (1936).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nathanael West ranks 433Before him are Damon Knight (1922), William Gibson (1914), Donna Tartt (1963), Amiri Baraka (1934), Saul Alinsky (1909), and Marc Okrand (1948). After him are Robert Charles Wilson (1953), Sue Grafton (1940), Alan Dean Foster (1946), John Piper (1946), C. L. Moore (1911), and Mona Simpson (1957).