Nella Larsen

1891 - 1964

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Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen (born Nellie Walker; April 13, 1891 – March 30, 1964) was an American novelist. Working as a nurse and a librarian, she published two novels, Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929), and a few short stories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nella Larsen has received more than 283,884 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nella Larsen is the 5,296th most popular writer (down from 4,518th in 2019), the 10,517th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,295th in 2019) and the 799th most popular American Writer.

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  • 16

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  • 3.37

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Among writers, Nella Larsen ranks 5,296 out of 5,794Before her are John P. Marquand, Joan Carreras i Goicoechea, Christian Prudhomme, Justin Cronin, Zadie Smith, and Russell Simmons. After her are Tim O'Brien, James Gleick, Saroo Brierley, Philip Freneau, Athol Fugard, and Joe Medicine Crow.

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Among people born in 1891, Nella Larsen ranks 218Before her are Gene Lockhart, Kenneth Anderson, Stanley Spencer, Irene Rich, Carl W. Stalling, and Charlie Buchan. After her is Norman Taber. Among people deceased in 1964, Nella Larsen ranks 167Before her are Milton Margai, Fred Tootell, Gracie Allen, Mehboob Khan, William Bendix, and Timmy Mayer. After her are Taffy Abel and Eddie Sachs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nella Larsen ranks 10,517 out of 15,968Before her are Russell Simmons (1957), George Stoneman (1822), Wayne Kramer (1948), Bonita Granville (1923), Joe Lovano (1952), and Patricia Roberts Harris (1924). After her are Gus Hutchison (1937), Ari Aster (1986), Diane Neal (1976), Michael Trucco (1970), Edward Rutledge (1749), and Tawny Kitaen (1961).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nella Larsen ranks 799Before her are Marc Connelly (1890), William Monahan (1960), John Toll (1952), John P. Marquand (1893), Justin Cronin (1962), and Russell Simmons (1957). After her are Tim O'Brien (1946), James Gleick (1954), Philip Freneau (1752), Joe Medicine Crow (1913), Melissa Rosenberg (1962), and Jean Stafford (1915).