SFU Library staff: log in here or create a new account

Canada's Early Women Writers

Online access
Public message
Full description

Presents biographical and publication information for more than 470 women who lived in Canada or wrote about Canada, and authored an English-language book or pamphlet of fiction or poetry that was published before 1940. It includes titles of publications and references to archival resources. Directed by Dr. Carole Gerson, this project was supported by SSHRC, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University, with substantial research and editing by Carol McIver, Marjory Lang, Deborah Blacklock, Sandra Even, and Katrina Harack. Copyright is held by Carole Gerson. Notes for researchers | List of authors indexed.

Alternate names
Not available 
Group records
Embargo period
Resource type
Content types
Simultaneous users
Update frequency
Titles indexed
Print equivalents
Contributed by Carole Gerson
Open access
Canadian Studies, English, English - Fiction, English - Poetry, Publishing 
Allows electronic reserves
Ereserves notes
See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. 
Allows coursepacks
Coursepack notes
See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. Section 4.0 Fair dealing requirements and limits. 
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
See Canadian Copyright Act. Section 29. Exceptions. Fair Dealing 
Online terms
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.