Atheism in the medieval Islamic & European world : the influence of Persian and Arabic ideas of doubt and skepticism on medieval European literary thought / by Fatemeh Chehregosha Azinfar.Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : Ibex Publishers, c2008.Description: 271 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781588140517Subject(s): Comparative literature -- Arabic and European | Comparative literature -- European and Arabic | Comparative literature -- Persian and European | Comparative literature -- European and Persian | European literature -- Arab influences | Literature, Medieval -- Arab influences | European literature -- Persian influences | Literature, Medieval -- Persian influencesDDC classification: 809/.93382118
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The question of 'orientalism' in the medieval texts -- A thousand and one nights revisited -- Shaharazad's moral world : a feminist case of recreation and unity -- Dissent, skepticism and medieval texts : La Chanson de Roland and its Persian prototype Vis and Ramin -- Abelardian logic : working out the principles of rationality in Dante's the Divine comedy -- A lover's game : redefining the laws of Christianity in the Pearl poem -- Usurping the voice of authority : Chaucer's reply.