Print Issue 193 Summer 2008 Buy this issue Oil, war and the necessity for dissent, why we don’t know anything about the war in Afghanistan, Oodgeroo versus the NT intervention and much more. Issue Contents Reviews The ‘lore’ of diminishing returns John Kinsella Prolific Rhetoric Elizabeth Campbell Browse the issue: Reviews First published in Overland Issue 228 Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 193 Summer 2008 · Writing The ‘lore’ of diminishing returns John Kinsella Replying to bad reviews is a fatal pastime. For those opposed to the tenor of the review, it gives credence to a reviewer who deserves none. For those who agree with the review, the defensiveness of the respondent confirms their opinion. I was not going to reply, but have since decided to do so because […] First published in Overland Issue 228 Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 193 Summer 2008 · Writing Prolific Rhetoric Elizabeth Campbell John Kinsella has published, as poet, essayist and editor, more than forty books. The latest are the poems, Shades of the Sublime and Beautiful, and the collection of essays, Contrary Rhetoric: Lectures on Landscape and Language. The essays set out material for the poet's main thematic preoccupations: the Western Australian wheatbelt, its history, culture and environment. Previous Issue Print Issue 192 Spring 2008 Next Issue Print Issue 194 Autumn 2009 Overland’s free fortnightly newsletter highlights the best of Overland online, new writing from the print journal, and regularly collates writing events and opportunities in the community. Sign up to the newsletter No, thanks!