Disorder and Early Sorrow

by Meaghan Rubsam “Disorder and Early Sorrow,” a novella by Thomas Mann, was written in 1925, with characters that were structured after members of Mann’s own family.  This short story examines the life of the Cornelius family through the eyes of Abel Cornelius, a professor at the local university, whose once respected position has become… Continue Reading Disorder and Early Sorrow