To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, the Guardian has released a set of amazing charts that include facts and figures about the author of Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park.
The charts analyze in details the novels written by the world’s most famous romance author.
You’ll see here professions of major characters and their salaries, key historical events, emotional bonds, or most famous quotes.
But the facts are not limited to Austen’s works. We can learn more about her life, too. Did you know Jane Austen was engaged for only one day in her entire life?
Below the individual charts, you’ll find a simple collage which includes all visuals and which should be easy to share on Pinterest. All images have a higher resolution. Click or tap them to enlarge.
Jane Austen facts and figures – charts
Meet the cast.
The average age of the heroine on Austen’s novels.
An annual income of selected characters.
A profession of major characters.
Key journeys made in Austen’s novels.
What happens in each novel.
Most popular quotes from Austen’s novels.
Words spoken by selected minor characters in Jane Austen’s novels.
Key historical events in Jane Austen’s lifetime.
Key emotional bonds in Austen’s novels.
Happy endings in Jane Austen’s books.
A quality of key marriages in Austen’s novels.
Jane Austen by the numbers.
Which Jane Austen’s novel to read first.
Jane Austen facts and figures – infographic
All charts created by Adam Frost, Jim Kynvin and Amy Watt for The Guardian.
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