George Wilkins

(fl. 1603—1608)

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(fl. 1603–8)

A writer of whom little is known. His work includes The Painful Adventures of Pericles Prince of Tyre (1608), a prose tale based partly on Shakespeare's Pericles, and also on Laurence Twine's The Pattern of Painful Adventures. Wilkins is sometimes supposed to have had a hand in Pericles, too.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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