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Leishman, J. B. (James Blair) 1902-1963

Overview
Works: 102 works in 593 publications in 2 languages and 12,833 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Records and correspondence  Poetry  Elegies  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT2635.I65, 831.912
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The monarch of wit; an analytical and comparative study of the poetry of John Donne by J. B Leishman( Book )
94 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 1,849 libraries worldwide
Themes and variations in Shakespeare's sonnets by J. B Leishman( Book )
69 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
First published in 1961. This study analyses Shakespeare's treatment of the universal themes of Beauty, Love and Time. He compares Shakespeare with other great poets and sonnet writers - Pindar, Horace and Ovid, with Petrarch, Tasso and Ronsart, with Shakespeare's own English predecessors and contemporaries, notably Spenser, Daniel and Drayton and with John Donne. By discussing their resemblances and differences, a not altogether orthodox picture of Shakespeare's attitude to life is presented, which suggests that he was not as phlegmatic and equable a person as critics have o
Duino elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
59 editions published between 1939 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
Over the last fifteen years, in his two volumes of New Poems as well as in The Book of Images and Uncollected Poems, Edward Snow has emerged as one of Rainer Maria Rilke's most able English-language interpreters. In his translations, Snow adheres faithfully to the intent of Rilke's German while constructing nuanced, colloquial poems in English
The art of Marvell's poetry by J. B Leishman( Book )
39 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne by J. B Leishman( Book )
28 editions published between 1934 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 libraries worldwide
Milton's minor poems by J. B Leishman( Book )
18 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Poems, 1906 to 1926 by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
9 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and German and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Translation of Gedichte 1906 bis 1926
New poems. The German text by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and German and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Possibility of being : a selection of poems by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Requiem, and other poems by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
14 editions published between 1935 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
11 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and German and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by turn-of-the-century German poet Rainer Maria Rilke
Letters to Merline, 1919-1922 by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
5 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
The three Parnassus plays (1598-1601) by J. B Leishman( Book )
14 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Translating Horace; thirty odes translated into the original metres with the Latin text and an introductory and critical essay by J. B Leishman( Book )
10 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Selected poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and German and held by 230 libraries worldwide
For poetry lovers and students of literature and literary criticism, a National Book Award-winning poet brings his prowess as a translator and critic to bear on the work of one of the major German poets of the century
Selected poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )
14 editions published between 1914 and 1978 in English and German and held by 223 libraries worldwide
... Sonnets to Orpheus, written as a monument for Wera Ouckama Knoop by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
23 editions published between 1936 and 1967 in English and German and held by 219 libraries worldwide
New poems by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"The definitive bilingual version of Rilke's New Poems--faithful to the original German, with insightful commentary on every poem. Rainer Maria Rilke is one of the world's best-selling poets, and New Poems contains many of his most iconic pieces. Throughout, Rilke he is obsessed with shapes and different layers of physical containment--from an image held in a panther's eye to a cathedral window. Translator Joseph Cadora has created the definitive English-language version through meticulous faithfulness to Rilke's German and insightful commentary on each of the four hundred-plus poems. As Cadora said in an interview, 'I tried to stay true to the vision of Rilke that would invite the reader into his world, not mine.'" -- Publisher's description
Correspondence in verse with Erika Mitterer by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
4 editions published between 1941 and 1945 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
James Blair Leishman English scholar and translator
Leishman, J. B.
Leishman, J. B. 1902-1963
Leishman, J. B. (James Blair), 1902-1963
Leishman, James B.
Leishman, James Blair.
Leishman, James Blair 1902-1963
Languages
English (423)
German (32)
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