• Jennifer Abella

How rich were they?


We break down the incomes, dowries and inheritances from a sampling of characters from Jane Austen’s novels. How do they stack up to one another?

Note: The lump sums for women translate into annual incomes at approximately 5% per annum.


Winner of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s Joel Gradin Award for Excellence in Public Humanities

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