How Many Words Are in Ulysses?

By

265,222. In Infinite Jest? 483,994. Curious how many words other famous works of literature contain? Take a look at this infographic over at Electric Literature, where you can learn about some of the longest stories, the shortest stories, and plenty in between.


Kathryn Sukalich is a Wisconsin native living in Oregon. She received an MFA in Creative Writing and Environment from Iowa State University. You can find her online at kathrynsukalich.com. More from this author →