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From the Web: Elements of Indigenous Style

Book Channel readers following developments in editing will be interested in a new interview from the CBC with editor Gregory Younging, whose Elements of Indigenous Style came out last month. In addition to addressing the challenges facing Indigenous authors, Younging discusses issues of editorial style and preserving the author's voice. 



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Hantke on Halberstam, 'Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters'

Judith Halberstam. Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995. . $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-1651-0; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-1663-3.

Reviewed by Steffen Hantke (Department of English, Regis University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1995)