For more information on Elaine of Corbenic/Astolat and Lancelot, check out these fine sites.
Mallory's Elaine of Corbenic
Mallory's Elaine of Astolat
Le Morte d'Arthur BOOK XVIII
the story begins at chapter nine. Scroll down the page to find it.
Other Elaine of Astolat Essays
The Lady of Shallot
Legends - King Arthur - Lady of Shallott
Short commentary and various links to sites around the net, concerning the Lily Maid of Astolat
The Lady of Shalott
Another short essay. Includes the webring "For all the Ladies of Shallott"
An online encyclopedia of all the female figures of the Arthurian Legends, includes Elaine of Corbenic and Elaine of Astolat as well as Lancelot's mother Elaine.
A page listing all the Elaines in the Arthurian tales. A good example of how confusing this whole question can be. Nice site, though. :o)
On "The Waste Land"
This is kinda interesting. It is a paper on T.S. Eliot's use of Grail Quest symbolism in his poem, The Waste Land. Contemporary use of the myth, but still worth it and applicable to Elaine of Corbenic.
The Holy Grail, Dante Rossetti.
ArtMagick - Painting Detail for The Grail Maiden by Arthur Rackham
John W. Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1888
John W. Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott Looking at Lancelot, 1894
Jessica Galbreth Fantasy Art: Lady of Shalott
The Lady of Shallott by Alfred Lord Tennyson
This is the text of Tennyson's poem, set out in html by my dear friend, fellow Maiden and LotM, Lady Shai, thank you for posting this, dear. :o)
The Lady of Shalott ~ Arthurian romance of Elaine, the Fair Maid of Astolat
A page on Tennyson's Lady of Shallott
Poem by Aline Kilmer (1888-1941)
"For All Ladies of Shallott"
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