Katerina's windows : donation and devotion, art and music, as heard and seen through the writings of a Birgittine Nun /
"Examines 58 letters written by Katerina Lemmel, a wealthy Nuremberg widow, who in 1516 entered the abbey of Maria Mai in south Germany, and rebuilt the monastery using her own resources and the donations she solicited from relatives"--Provided by publisher.
University Park, Pa. :
Pennsylvania State University Press,
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- Looking through words, numbers, images, buildings, and melodies : glimpses of childhood and marriage, investment and donation, in the nuremberg of Katerina
- Imhoff Lemmel, 1466-1516
- Disappearing behind veils and walls with windows : Katerina's rituals and rhetoric of passage in June 1516
- Opening windows of communication : building and business, letters from 1516
- Sitting at the window : news of shattered promises and bad returns : letters from February through July 1517
- Windows of opportunity : bad times, singing for saffron, sights and sounds
- Scents and tastes, of commemoration : letters from August through December 1517
- Writing by window light, singing by candlelight : Benefactions through windows to the world outside : letters from 1518
- Windows under scrutiny : letters from 1519
- Some good eyeglasses : letters from 1520-1522
- Breaking windows : violent clashes in the Peasants' War of 1525
- Now through a glass darkly, but then face to face : Katerina's last letter last words and last will
- Conclusion: Moving forward with a glance in the rearview mirror.