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Boenig, Robert 1948-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 3,216 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Narrative poetry  Frame-stories  Manuscripts  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR1870.A1, 821.1
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Most widely held works by Robert Boenig
Anglo-Saxon spirituality : selected writings( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages by Robert Boenig( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages, medievalist Robert Boenig explores Lewis's personal and professional engagement with medieval literature and culture and argues convincingly that medieval modes of creativity had a profound impact on Lewis's imaginative fiction." -- Cover
Chaucer and the mystics : the Canterbury tales and the genre of devotional prose by Robert Boenig( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer and the Mystics is a contextualization of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales in terms of the genre Chaucer himself valorizes in his Retraction, the prose treatise of morality and devotion. The many works of this kind have not yet been studied for their connections with Chaucer's writings - a surprising fact, given Chaucer's interest in them and the occasional inclusion of works like the Parson's Tale, the Tale of Melibee, and the Monk's Tale anonymously in flfteenth-century compendia of devotional treatises. Analogues among the five great Middle English mystics (Richard Rolle, Walter Hilton, Julian of Norwich, the author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and Margery Kempe), together with works from the body of anonymous treatises of prose devotion, are described, with attention given to Chaucer's sometimes comic, sometimes serious purposes
Saint and hero : Andreas and medieval doctrine by Robert Boenig( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript, narrative, lexicon : essays on literary and cultural transmission in honor of Whitney F. Bolton( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleven literary scholars and linguists examine the range of transmission processes important to medieval literature and to the history of the English language. Contributors investigate issues such as the editorial reshaping of manuscripts; the reformulation of textual material as it crosses genres; and the mediation of doctrine through translation. Several authors study cases of transmission and exchange significant to the development of Middle and Modern English. Each of these essays considers the convoluted nature of the transmission process in question, and reconsiders the historical framework that has informed our own reception of it."--Jacket
Mysticism and spirituality in Medieval England( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystical gesture : essays on medieval and early modern spiritual culture in honor of Mary E. Giles( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and English, Middle and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The Acts of Andrew in the country of the Cannibals : translations from the Greek, Latin, and Old English by Andreas( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"includes a new glossary, a timeline of Chaucer's life and times, and detailed headers showing the section and line numbers, making it easier to find a specific section of the poem. Several popular prologues and tales have also been added to the selection: The Cook's Prologue and Tale, The Friar's Prologue and Tale, The Merchant's Prologue and Tale, and the Parson's Prologue."--Back cover
The wood beyond the world by William Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking fantasy novel, The Wood Beyond the World tells the story of a young man, Golden Walter, who finds himself in a strange and frightening world after being abandoned by his wife and lost at sea. The novel takes the form of Walter's quest for the visionary Maid that he sees at the beginning of his journey, and takes him from his failed marriage through temptation to fulfillment. Set in Morris's imaginative recreation of a medieval world, the novel is full of vivid imagery and surprising emotional realism
Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin miracles of the Virgin : a translation and a study( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accessible and useful to students and scholars of medieval and Spanish studies, this is the first English translation of a twelfth-century Latin collection of miracles that Gonzalo de Berceo likely used as the source for his thirteenth-century Spanish collection Milagros de Nuestra Señora. This book includes the original Latin text, translations of the Latin Miracles, including analyses of 'Saint Peter and the Lustful Monk' and 'The Jews of Toledo.'
Contemplations of the dread and love of God (1506) : a facsimile reproduction( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical commentaries by Richard Rolle( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andreas" and doctrinal controversy in the early Middle Ages by Robert Boenig( )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical commentaries : short exposition of Psalm 20, Treatise on the twentieth Psalm, Comment on the first verses of the Canticle of Canticles, Commentary on the Apocalypse by Richard Rolle( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anglo-Saxon harp by Robert Boenig( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical instruments as iconographical artifacts in medieval poetry by Robert Boenig( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Manuscript, narrative, lexicon : essays on literary and cultural transmission in honor of Whitney F. BoltonMysticism and spirituality in Medieval EnglandThe mystical gesture : essays on medieval and early modern spiritual culture in honor of Mary E. GilesThe Canterbury talesA taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury talesThe wood beyond the world