Frank, arranged by topic The following on-line auto-biographical essays speak to the development of my theoretical thinking and personal history.
Cook, Ramsay, gen. ed. Dictionary of Canadian Biography – Dictionnaire biographique du Canada. 15 v. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966- . Also available online:
While this may sound like a peculiar topic, it does contain good criticism on a wider range of topics than you might imagine.
Modern American Poetry is a collaborative effort that aims to provide "a single clearinghouse for some of the best criticism on the best poets of our time." One can find biographical information, bibliographies, criticism, commentary, and links to online copies of works on major modern American poets.
The official website of the American Academy of Poets offers essays, interviews, extensive bios, online copies of poems, audio clips, internal links to related poets, selected bibliographies, and external links on more than 500 American poets
This detailed website is a guide to finding literary criticism and commentary about American authors.