Second Mrs Tanqueray

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A play by Sir A. Pinero, first performed 1893.

Tanqueray, knowing of Paula's past reputation, still determines to marry her. Ellean, his young convent‐bred daughter from a previous marriage, comes to live with him and Paula; soon Tanqueray begins to realize that Ellean, his friends, and his own suspicions are proved too powerful an opposition to his once‐loving marriage. When Paula also realizes that she has lost his love, she kills herself.

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

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Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (1855—1934) playwright

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