Mistress Leo Schenck). Teacher high schools, colls., Groningen, 1935-1936. Middelburg, 1937-1942, Amsterdam, 1942-1952.
Associate professor Utrecht U., 1952-1956, professor German literature and theory of literature 1956-1973, member university board Visiting professor, U. Cologne (Germany), 1956, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1961-1962. Author: Das Problem der Perioden in der Literaturgeschichte, 1948. Literary History and Literary Theory, 1952.
Irony in Literature, 1956. Co-editor journal Neophilologus. Contributor articles to professional journals and collections.
Home: Utrecht, Netherlands.
Born March 6, 1907