Color signatures for classic novels

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Jaz Parkinson made color signatures for classic novels. Basically, mentions of colors were tabulated and the results are shown as stacked bars, so it’s fairly basic, but if you know the novels, these will mean something to you. For example, here are the signatures for Alice in Wonderland and Of Mice and Men.

Alice in Wonderland

Of Mice and Men

See the rest here. Also now available in print. [via Radiolab]


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