Exploring The Waste Land
An allusion page linked from The Waste Land, Part I, line 8


The Starnbergersee, a lake near Munich, is mentioned on line 8. This line could possibly be an allusion to an event that occurred there 13 June, 1886. King Ludwig II of Bavaria, a homosexual, and a companion were drowned here under mysterious circumstances ( see line 55 ).

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T 73 - Ludwig II (King of Bavaria)
T 78 - Munich
T 137 - Wittelsbach, House of

Exploring The Waste Land
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File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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