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For more information on Elaine of Corbenic/Astolat and Lancelot, check out these fine sites.

Mallory's Elaine of Corbenic

Book 11
and
Book 12

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"

Miscellaneous

Arthurian Women
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.

The Elaines
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.

Art

The Holy Grail, Dante Rossetti.
Date unknown?

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

Poetry

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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