Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
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Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing
Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing (1855–1934) English dramatist. His farces include The Magistrate (1885), The Schoolmistress (1886), and Dandy Dick (1887). Pinero is best-known for his ‘problem play’, The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1893), on the social discrimination against women. Other plays include Trelawny of the ‘Wells’ (1898).