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Authors

The Canadian Literature Archive - A repository for information about Canadian writers, novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, Canadian literary organizations, magazines, publications, texts and library archives.

Canadian Writers - The Literary Manuscripts Collection of Library and Archives Canada contains a wealth of materials related to some of Canada's most celebrated writers.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - Information on persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.

Book Lovers' Great Writers - Links to the home pages of many great writers.

Literary Web - Sites devoted to individual authors.

Well Known People Who Happen To Be Canadian- Authors - Links to Information on many Canadian Authors.

Memorable Canadians - Authors - Author links from Collections Canada.

Literary Encyclopedia - Lists more than 5000 writers, philosophers and other persons of note, more than 17,000 literary texts, and more than 1000 topics.

19th Century Poets, Playwrights & Essayists -From UK Schoolnet.

 
Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature Archive - a repository for information about Canadian writers, novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, Canadian literary organizations, magazines, publications, texts and library archives.

Calgary Public Library Link Library - Literature - scroll to and click on 'Literature' for a list of informative web sites

Canadian Writers -The Literary Manuscripts Collection of Library and Archives Canada contains a wealth of materials related to some of Canada's most celebrated writers.

Fiction - part of the CBE Library. A collection of sites dealing with book lists, book prizes, history of literature, etc.

 
Canadian Poetry

U of T Canadian Poetry - Has links to all aspects of Canadian Poetry

Canadian Poetry Archives - Collections Canada -The Canadian Poetry Archive features selected poems from over 100 early English- and French-language Canadian poets. Digitized from public domain anthologies found in the National Library of Canada's rich literature collection, the poems represent some of Canada's most notable poetry from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Canadian Poets On-Line - University of Calgary English Department. The 'writing Canada into the millennium' internet project.

 
Literary Criticism

Internet Public Library - Online Criticism Guide - some of the best starting places for finding online critical writing. This resource is particularly good for finding information on English-language authors, but also includes many authors whose works have been translated into English.

Telus 2Learn Find-a-Site for Students - links to many sites related to the novels and authors used in the Alberta English Language Arts Curriculum. In the blanks: Choose "English" as the subject, search for "Literary Criticism", click on "Netsteps".

eLibrary Canada - Part of the Alberta Online Reference Centre. Choose "Special Collections- Literature"

Literary Encyclopedia - The Encyclopedia lists more than 5000 writers, philosophers and other persons of note, more than 17,000 literary texts, and more than 1000 topics.

 
Poetry

Canadian Poetry - From the U of Toronto -links to Canadian poets, poems, poetry publications, contests, poetry sites, and events.

Poetry -CBE Library - A page with links to information on Poetry terms, types, history, collelctions etc.

Poets' Corner - A user-friendly library of works that promotes browsing and exploring through a site that spans thousands of works by hundreds of authors covering thousands of years.

Bartleby.com - Verse - With thousands of poems by hundreds of authors, Bartleby.com offers one of the largest free collections of verse on the web.

Young Poets.ca - Resources here for both teachers and students, including workshops and teaching ideas, poetry teaching links, The Digital History of Canadian Poetry, and the Poem in Progress.

Literary Encyclopedia - Lists more than 5000 writers, philosophers and other persons of note, more than 17,000 literary texts, and more than 1000 topics.

 
Quotations

Bartleby.com - John Bartlett's Quotations - This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations

Bartleby.com - The Columbia World of Quotations - 65,000 essential quotations by 5,000 authors 

Bartleby.com - Respectfully Quoted - 2,100 entries from American Debates

Bartleby.com - Simpson's Contemporary Quotations - Notable Quotations since 1950

 
Shakespeare

Shakespeare Resource Centre - collected links from all over the World Wide Web to help you find information of all sorts on William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare - CBE Library - links to many Shakespeare sites including information on the plays, the Globe Theatre, Elizabethan England

Shakespeare Online - free and original information on Shakespeare.

eLibrary Canada - Log in as an authorized user. On the next page, click on the magnifiying glass image on the top right corner of the page . Click yes to open a new page. Then select Choose "Special Collections- Literature"

 
 
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