James Blair Leishman (1902-63) was a scholar. He was University Lecturer in English Literature, Oxford, from 1946. His publications included translations from the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926). Details are given in Who Was Who.
Papers of J.B. Leishman, consisting of:
The papers were given to the Library by Leishman's literary executors in 1964.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 46347-69.
German poetry | Translations into English
Leishman | James Blair | 1902-1963 | Scholar
Rilke | Rainer Maria | 1875-1926 | German Poet
Holderlin | Johann Christian Friedrich | 1770-1843 | German lyric poet