Wayne C. Booth

1921 - 2005

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Wayne Clayson Booth (February 22, 1921 in American Fork, Utah, – October 10, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American literary critic. He was the George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in English Language & Literature and the College at the University of Chicago. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne C. Booth has received more than 112,777 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wayne C. Booth is the 5,269th most popular writer, the 10,373rd most popular biography from United States and the 785th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Wayne C. Booth ranks 5,269 out of 5,794Before him are Muhsin al-Ramli, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Lydia Maria Child, Frederica Sagor Maas, Ben Okri, and Tõnu Õnnepalu. After him are Max Hastings, Joel Osteen, James Dickey, Leïla Slimani, Beverly Cleary, and Norman Podhoretz.

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Among people born in 1921, Wayne C. Booth ranks 354Before him are Peter Sallis, Jack Valenti, Walter Kaufmann, Joan Greenwood, Cliff Barker, and Janet Blair. After him are Wilbur Thompson, Henry Cockburn, Monty Hall, Vivian Blaine, Peggy Rea, and Rodger Ward. Among people deceased in 2005, Wayne C. Booth ranks 280Before him are Christopher Fry, Chloe Jones, Charles Rocket, Dave Allen, Constance Cummings, and Humphrey Carpenter. After him are June Haver, August Wilson, Kâzım Koyuncu, Ted Ditchburn, Art Cross, and Michael Park.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wayne C. Booth ranks 10,373 out of 15,968Before him are Linda Emond (1959), Bob Sweikert (1926), Aaron Hernandez (1989), Samuel Huntington (1731), Bret Michaels (1963), and Walter Donaldson (1893). After him are James Rumbaugh (1947), Bernard King (1956), Taryn Manning (1978), Percy Lavon Julian (1899), Austin Butler (1991), and John M. Fabian (1939).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Wayne C. Booth ranks 785Before him are Mitch Albom (1958), Studs Terkel (1912), Damon Lindelof (1973), Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872), Lydia Maria Child (1802), and Frederica Sagor Maas (1900). After him are Joel Osteen (1963), James Dickey (1923), Beverly Cleary (1916), Norman Podhoretz (1930), Thomas Beatie (1974), and Julia Alvarez (1950).