Richard Yates

1926 - 1992

Richard Yates

Richard Yates (February 3, 1926 – November 7, 1992) was an American fiction writer identified with the mid-century "Age of Anxiety". His first novel, Revolutionary Road, was a finalist for the 1962 National Book Award, while his first short story collection, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness, brought comparisons to James Joyce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Yates has received more than 12,808 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,722nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Richard Yates ranks 2,718 out of 4,883Before him are Leopoldo Lugones, Katherine Paterson, Camilla Collett, Yakov Perelman, Carl Bernstein, and Ubayd Zakani. After him are Mikayel Nalbandian, Leah Goldberg, Peter Benchley, Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao, Ulf Stark, and Vladimir Voinovich.

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Among people born in 1926, Richard Yates ranks 190Before him are Amadeo Carrizo, José Alfredo Jiménez, Julio Pérez, Genrich Altshuller, Rudi Gutendorf, and Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. After him are Theo Adam, Clifford Husbands, Ivica Horvat, Edgar Hilsenrath, Mieczysław Rakowski, and Alfred Pfaff. Among people deceased in 1992, Richard Yates ranks 105Before him are František Tomášek, Paul Henreid, László Benedek, Hal Roach, Suleiman Frangieh, and Abbas al-Musawi. After him are Aleksandar Tirnanić, Nie Rongzhen, James E. Webb, Angela Carter, Dana Andrews, and Petra Kelly.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Yates ranks 3,305 out of 12,171Before him are Tyga (1989), Bernie Mac (1957), Carl Bernstein (1944), Stanley Schachter (1922), Alvin Hansen (1887), and Sanford B. Dole (1844). After him are James Nachtwey (1948), Peter Benchley (1940), Vera Wang (1949), Del Shannon (1934), Don Henley (1947), and Doug Savant (1964).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Richard Yates ranks 302Before him are Margaret Fuller (1810), Gary Snyder (1930), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Eric Carle (1929), Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947), and Carl Bernstein (1944). After him are Peter Benchley (1940), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), Terence McKenna (1946), Alexandra Ripley (1934), Joan Didion (1934), and Leon Uris (1924).