Atheism in the medieval Islamic and European world: the influence of Persian and Arabic ideas of doubt and skepticism on medieval European literary thought

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 prototy...

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Main Author: Azinfar, Fatemeh Chehregosha (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Bethesda, Md. Ibex Publ. 2008
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Arabic language / Persian language / Literature / Atheism / Reception / History 700-1500
B Europe / Literature
Further subjects:B Comparative Literature Persian and European
B Literature, Comparative Persian and European
B Comparative Literature Arabic and European
B Literature, Comparative European and Arabic
B Literature, Medieval Arab influences
B Literature, Medieval Persian influences
B Literature, Comparative European and Persian
B European literature Persian influences
B European literature Arab influences
B Comparative Literature European and Arabic
B Comparative Literature European and Persian
B Literature, Comparative Arabic and European
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Summary: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
ISBN:1588140512