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Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Five (1907-1909)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

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Ward Hill Lamon


Abraham Lincoln came to the presidency under a heavy shroud of uncertainty, not only about his threatened life but, of course, the very exis…

Mark Twain and the Happy Island

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Elizabeth Wallace


This Mark Twain Memoir by Elizabeth Wallace paints an idyllic portrait of his time in Bermuda, not long before his death in 1910. Wallace an…

The Piazza Tales

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Herman Melville


A collection of six short stories by American writer Herman Melville, published in May 1856. Except for the newly written title story, "…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Six (1910-1919)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

The Ordeal of Mark Twain (Version 2)

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Van Wyck Brooks


The Ordeal of Mark Twain analyzes the literary progression of Samuel L. Clemens and attributes shortcomings to Clemens' mother and wife. The…

Society as I Have Found It

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Ward Mcallister


Mark Twain illustrator Dan Beard recalled discussing McAllister’s book with Twain. “It was before Webster & Company failed that Ward McA…

The Nature and Authority of Conscience

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Rufus Jones


Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American religious leader, writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college p…

Excerpts from ''A Bibliography of the Work of Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clem…

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Merle Devore Johnson


As printed, this book contains an extensive listing of Mark Twain's work. Rather than repeating that listing, this recording simply reflects…

Chap 1

In Roughing It

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Mark Twain


Roughing It is semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was authored during 1870–71 and published…

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