Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: William Shakespeare

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2017

Duration: 2 hours 24 minutes

Summary:

Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a Jacobean play written at least in part by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected works despite questions over its authorship, as it was not included in the First Folio. Modern editors generally agree that Shakespeare is responsible for almost exactly half the play—827 lines—the main portion after scene 9 that follows the story of Pericles and Marina. Modern textual studies indicate that the first two acts of 835 lines detailing the many voyages of Pericles were written by a mediocre collaborator, which strong evidence suggests to have been the victualler, pander, dramatist and pamphleteer George Wilkins. (Summary by Wikipedia)

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