MARGARET J. SINDEN was Assistant Professor in the Department of German, University College, University of Toronto. She was born in 1915 in Sudbury, Ontario. After graduating in modern languages from University College in 1937, she went to Germany for two years’ study on a J. S. McLean Fellowship. The major portion of her time there was spent in Munich. On her return, Miss Sinden taught for three years at Elmwood School in Ottawa. From 1943 to 1945 she was a Teaching Fellow in the Department of German, University College. The following year was spent as Lecturer in the Department of German, University of Manitoba. In 1947m she was awarded a Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto; and from 1946 to 1951 was a Lecturer in the Department of German, University College. She held her present position with the Department since 1951.