And what exactly does that mean? Just what it says. For whatever inane [or insane] reason, you can now find out just what your favorite literary characters look like from Madame Bovary to Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre. Kind of interesting. I do admit that these police composite sketches do have a tendency to kind of look a like, but still, it’s an interesting literary/artistic project.
You can check it out here: http://thecomposites.tumblr.com/
You can also find out more behind the project and why creator Brian Joseph Davies started it in this article from The Altantic.
- Composite sketches of literary characters (kottke.org)
- Composite Sketches of Literary Characters (shannonturlington.com)
- What did Emma Bovary look like? Now we know. (batterrier.com)