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 124,805 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wayne C. Booth is the 5,954th most popular writer (down from 5,261st in 2019), the 11,747th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,351st in 2019) and the 886th most popular Writer.

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  • 15

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  • 2.99

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Among writers, Wayne C. Booth ranks 5,954 out of 5,755Before him are Ramon Solsona i Sancho, R. D. Blackmore, Wladimir Kaminer, Coventry Patmore, Andrew Kevin Walker, and Sarah Josepha Hale. After him are Nadav Lapid, Naomi Mitchison, Jáchym Topol, Oliver La Farge, Stanley Kunitz, and Ihor Pavlyuk.

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Among people born in 1921, Wayne C. Booth ranks 400Before him are Vivian Blaine, Janet Blair, Cliff Barker, Peter Sallis, Ian Raby, and John Davis. After him are Tom Kilburn, Jack Valenti, Bobby Wanzer, Henry Cockburn, Rodger Ward, and Terence Cooke. Among people deceased in 2005, Wayne C. Booth ranks 319Before him are Humphrey Carpenter, August Wilson, Renzo Nostini, June Haver, Adrian Biddle, and Herbert Goldstein. After him are David Di Tommaso, Bill McGarry, Art Cross, Ronnie Barker, Kâzım Koyuncu, and Domino Harvey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wayne C. Booth ranks 11,747 out of 18,182Before him are Elliott Coues (1842), James van Hoften (1944), John Kiffmeyer (1969), Charles Murray (1943), Daws Butler (1916), and Sarah Josepha Hale (1788). After him are Marc Andreessen (1971), Melissa Hill (1970), Randy Williams (1953), Margaret Whiting (1924), Dean Malenko (1960), and Darrall Imhoff (1938).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Wayne C. Booth ranks 886Before him are Sarah Winnemucca (1844), Kevin Poulsen (1965), Emma Willard (1787), Russell Simmons (1957), Andrew Kevin Walker (1964), and Sarah Josepha Hale (1788). After him are Oliver La Farge (1901), Stanley Kunitz (1905), Leslie Feinberg (1949), Joel Surnow (1955), Ogden Nash (1902), and Lionel Shriver (1957).