Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's Treatment of Women in Four Social Plays

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The purpose of this thesis is to survey Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's treatment and development of the leading women in four of his most highly regarded "social" plays. Their texts will be analyzed carefully in order to arrive at answers to the following questions: What problems do these women confront and how do they attempt to solve them? What are the factors which determine their success or failure? Are their failures due to inherent flaws in character or outside influences? To what extent do these women control their destiny? What common traits do these women possess and in what respects ... continued below

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[iii], 87 leaves

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Bailey, Don B. August 1967.

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The purpose of this thesis is to survey Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's treatment and development of the leading women in four of his most highly regarded "social" plays. Their texts will be analyzed carefully in order to arrive at answers to the following questions: What problems do these women confront and how do they attempt to solve them? What are the factors which determine their success or failure? Are their failures due to inherent flaws in character or outside influences? To what extent do these women control their destiny? What common traits do these women possess and in what respects do they differ? What is Pinero's idea of women's role in society, and what is his idea of women in general? What can one learn of Pinero's art from a study of these women?

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Bailey, Don B. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's Treatment of Women in Four Social Plays, thesis, August 1967; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130819/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .