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|←Author Index: Le||James Legge
|Scottish sinologist, representative of the London Missionary Society in Malacca and Hong Kong, and first professor of Chinese at Oxford University|
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "J. Le."
- The Life and Teaching of Confucius, with explanatory notes (1887) (external scan)
- "The Religion of China" in Religious Systems of the World: a contribution to the study of comparative religion (1892) (external scan)
- The Religions of China: Confucianism and Tâoism described and compared with Christianity (1880) (external scan)
- The Chinese Classics, originally intended as a seven-volume series:
- The She King or Book of Poetry
- The Sacred Books of the East, for which Legge's work comprised the sub-series The Sacred Books of China:
- The Tâo Teh King
- The Writings of Kwang-dze
- Shorter works: the Taishang Ganying Pian (Tractate of Actions and their Retributions), the Qingjing Jing (Classic of Purity), the Yinfujing (Classic of the Harmony of the Seen and Unseen), the Yushu Jing (Classic of the Pivot of Jade), and the Nei Riyong Jing (Classic of the Directory for the Day)
- The Nei or Inner Circle of Teaching
- The Divine Classic of Chuang-Tze the Popularizer of Taoism
- A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms; being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-Hien of his travels in India and Ceylon, A.D. 399–414, in search of the Buddhist books of discipline (1886) (external scan)
- "Confucius," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Lâo-Tsze," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Mencius," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
Works about Legge
- "Legge, James," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1901) in 3 vols.
- "Legge, James," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)