Paul Goodman

1911 - 1972

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Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was an American author and public intellectual best known for his 1960s works of social criticism. Goodman was prolific across numerous literary genres and non-fiction topics, including the arts, civil rights, decentralization, democracy, education, media, politics, psychology, technology, urban planning, and war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Goodman has received more than 197,867 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Goodman is the 2,543rd most popular writer, the 3,258th most popular biography from United States and the 299th most popular American Writer.

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  • 200k

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  • 63.81

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.92

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  • 1.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Paul Goodman ranks 2,543 out of 5,794Before him are Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Predrag Matvejević, Yuan Mei, Carl Bernstein, Karl Gutzkow, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. After him are T. H. White, Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani, Jerzy Andrzejewski, Marcin Bielski, André Salmon, and Isaac Casaubon.

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Among people born in 1911, Paul Goodman ranks 117Before him are Renato Guttuso, Gabriel Almond, Birger Ruud, Anatoly Rybakov, Mikhail Yangel, and Carlos Marighella. After him are Leah Goldberg, Randolph Churchill, Shiing-Shen Chern, Merle Oberon, Betty Robinson, and Hervé Bazin. Among people deceased in 1972, Paul Goodman ranks 89Before him are Milton L. Humason, Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, Ivan Yefremov, Violette Leduc, Lee Morgan, and Fulbert Youlou. After him are Dan Blocker, René Mayer, Ralph Craig, Pierre Brasseur, James F. Byrnes, and Friedrich Christiansen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Goodman ranks 3,258 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Hulce (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Muggsy Bogues (1965), Lisa Bonet (1967), Marc Jacobs (1963), and Wayne Knight (1955). After him are Clancy Brown (1959), Melissa Sue Anderson (1962), Pink (1979), Charlie Christian (1916), Edward R. Murrow (1908), and William Klein (1928).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Paul Goodman ranks 299Before him are Erica Jong (1942), Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), Horace McCoy (1897), Herman Wouk (1915), Carl Bernstein (1944), and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815). After him are Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), Andrea Dworkin (1946), Henry Darger (1892), Shirley Jackson (1916), Paul Gallico (1897), and Neil Simon (1927).