Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Two (1880-1889)


Read by John Greenman

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This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in Part Two of this chronological listing (1880-1889) are some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times in that decade. The original microfiche articles are available at the New York Times “Time Machine” website: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser/ and here. - Summary by John Greenman and Barbara Schmidt (3 hr 43 min)

Chapters

January 2, 1880 - MARK TWAIN ON ARTEMUS WARD 5:05 Read by John Greenman
October 17, 1880 - GEN. GRANT IN HARTFORD 9:25 Read by John Greenman
October 27, 1880 - MARK TWAIN LIFTS HIS VOICE 8:23 Read by John Greenman
December 15, 1880 - BABIES AS BURGLAR ALARMS. 2:22 Read by John Greenman
January 2, 1881 - THE HOME OF MARK TWAIN 4:23 Read by John Greenman
February 25, 1881 - THE PAPYRUS CLUB'S GUESTS 7:20 Read by John Greenman
June 9, 1881 - VETERANS OF THE POTOMAC - Annual meeting and festivities. (This … 17:21 Read by John Greenman
September 25, 1881 - MARK TWAIN TRANSLATED (editorial on French translations 2:44 Read by John Greenman
December 2, 1881 - MARK TWAIN'S NEW BOOK 1:06 Read by John Greenman
December 8, 1881 - AUTHORITATIVE CONTRADICTION. Mark Twain informs a friend in … 4:35 Read by John Greenman
December 10, 1881 - MARK TWAIN IN MONTREAL 15:41 Read by John Greenman
December 17, 1881 - CANADA SURPRISES MARK TWAIN 1:30 Read by John Greenman
December 25, 1881 - MARK TWAIN EXPLAINS. The Copyright Law 6:23 Read by John Greenman
December 26, 1881 - MARK TWAIN ON THE PILGRIMS & GENERAL NOTES (Mark Twain's Co… 16:21 Read by John Greenman
December 29, 1881 - MARK TWAIN'S COPYRIGHT 6:03 Read by John Greenman
September 10, 1882 - MARK TWAIN'S SUMMER HOME 6:10 Read by John Greenman
November 21, 1882 - MARK TWAIN'S BAROMETER 4:45 Read by John Greenman
December 23, 1882 - ON PLYMOUTH ROCK AGAIN 17:24 Read by John Greenman
December 25, 1882 - TROLLOPE AND MARK TWAIN by Joaquin Miller 6:13 Read by John Greenman
January 10, 1883 - MARK TWAIN LOSES A SUIT 1:14 Read by John Greenman
March 11, 1883 - JUDGE CLEMENS 4:19 Read by John Greenman
May 30, 1883 - MARK TWAIN'S COPYRIGHT STRUGGLES 1:42 Read by John Greenman
June 10, 1883 - MR. MARK TWAIN EXCITED 14:52 Read by John Greenman
November 11, 1883 - MARK TWAIN ON COPYRIGHT LAW 2:21 Read by John Greenman
December 4, 1883 - MARK TWAIN AGGRIEVED 6:02 Read by John Greenman
November 19, 1884 - GENIUS AND VERSATILITY 4:48 Read by John Greenman
December 31, 1884 - PUT HIM ON THE WITNESS STAND 2:37 Read by John Greenman
January 15, 1885 - MARK TWAIN A PLAINTIFF 3:24 Read by John Greenman
March 19, 1885 - TRASHY AND VICIOUS 2:17 Read by John Greenman
April 10, 1885 - FOR THE ACTORS' FUND 2:09 Read by John Greenman
August 10, 1886 - AN INJUNCTION REFUSED (against John Wanamaker) 2:07 Read by John Greenman
March 21, 1887 - MARK TWAIN'S ENGLISH ROYALTIES 2:11 Read by John Greenman
April 9, 1889 - BASEBALL AT DELMONICO'S 4:17 Read by John Greenman
December 10, 1889 - MARK TWAIN AND HIS BOOK. The Copyright Question 17:15 Read by John Greenman
December 17, 1889 - AUTHOR'S READINGS 8:23 Read by John Greenman