The Bard in numbers…

The very idea of cdownloadonverting great literature into a series of numbers would normally fill me with colic, but The Guardian’s ‘What’s in a number? William Shakespeare’s legacy analysed‘ takes an interesting statistical look at all aspects of his work.

52 characters are stabbed to death throughout his sacred oeuvre, for example, but only 2 are baked in a pie and one meets his end pursued by a bear!

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