of Women Writers: Canadian Poets
database compiled by the University of Pennsylvania
of both historical and contemporary Canadian women
writers. The site includes biographies, relevant
links, and some textual access.
of Women Writers: Writers from Canada
W. Garvin Text
from a 1916 text, edited by John Garvin, highlighting
the literary accomplishments of Canadian women.
The text includes both poetry and scholarship/criticism.
Guide to Writing in Canada
principal feature of this web site is an exhaustive
alphabetical listing of Canadian authors. For each
writer, a list of works, awards, secondary criticism
of their works, and annotated links to online resources
for the Arts: Literature Resources
site provides a compilation of web links related
to literary journals. While the portion of the site
directed towards literature extends beyond journals,
this section appears to contain the most scholarly
links. Some of the other literature sub-classifications,
such as “research” offer useful web
site details primary sources in Canadian history
from first European contact to the late 19th century.
The database is particularly extensive in its documentation
of English Canadian literature (with accounts of
travel and discovery), women's history, native studies,
the history of French Canada, and 19th Century French
Canadian literature. Canadiana.org also provides
online access to 3200 books and pamphlets.
online collection of full-text works of poetry and
prose by early Canadian women writers, compiled
by Dr. Wendy Robbins at the University of New Brunswick.
Dimension in Canadian Poetry
H. Platz's Bibliographical Guide for Study and Research
PDF bibliographical guide based on an examination
of major Canadian poetry anthologies, this guide
is meant to be a bibliographical aid to those interested
in studying "...the historical evolution of
ecological thinking in Canada on the basis of poetry."
Library of Canada
Canadian Poetry archive features selected poetry
from early French- and English- language Canadian
poets. Additionally, for the most notable of these
poets, informative biographies are provided.
Passages is a virtual bookstore and information
resource for readers, scholars, and students of
Canadian fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism.
The site includes a "news brief", updated
daily, documenting items of contemporary literary
Database at the University of Manitoba
Canadian Literature Archive is an ongoing online
project of the Department of English at the University
of Manitoba. The project's aims are as follows:
to electronically reprint out-of-print, out-of-copyright
Canadian works of fiction, poetry and drama, to
provide bibliographies of Canadian writers, to provide
biographical information about said writers, to
compile a photo archive of images associated with
Canadian Literature, to publish electronically the
proceedings of conferences on Canadian literature
held at the University of Manitoba, to provide announcements
of upcoming literary conferences in Canada and abroad,
and, finally, to publish an electronic journal devoted
to Canadian prairie literature.
of Alberta: CLC
Canadian Literature Centre
CLC brings together researchers, authors, publishers,
collectors and the reading public to promote the
strength and diversity of Canada's written culture.
Their goal is to engage in scholarship, foster research,
and promote public interest in Canadian literature.
The site provides links to libraries and archives,
Canadian journals, online texts and databases.
of Calgary: Writing Canada Into the Millennium Project
site provides biographical and bibliographical information
for a great number of Canadian poets. Resources
are organized alphabetically, by region, and by
of Toronto Library: Canadian Poetry
site contains two noteworthy portions: a database
of contemporary Canadian poets, for whom biographies,
bibliographies, full text poems, relevant links,
and "writing philosophies" are provided,
and a compilation of "Representative Poetry"
- an international historical literary referent.