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Unformatted text preview: Recover Pure Religious Texts Condemn Corruption, Promote Piety Legacy of John Wycliffe (1320?-1384) John Hus (1369-1415) Thomas Kempis, Imitation of Christ (1425) Reform the Church 3. Satirical and Critical Literature Erasmus (1466-1536), Dutch Background, View of Church Scholarship and Satire, In Praise of Folly (1509) Thomas More (1478-1535), English Career Politics and Satire Critique of Corruption in Law Utopia (1513) Rabelais (1494-1553), Early Career in Medicine Social Order and Satire Carnivalesque Reversals; Critique of Social Hierarchies Gargantua and Pantegruel (c. 1533) Assumption that Writing Can Change the World New Crusades and the Meaning of the Bible?...
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- Spring '09