Published in Overland Issue 205 Summer 2011 Uncategorized Issue 205 Jeff Sparrow summer 2011 ISBN 978-0-9871301-2-9 published 2 December 2011 Mattias Gardell on the Oslo massacre, the politics of Indigenous languages, an extract from Alexis Wright’s forthcoming novel and much more. Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Alison Croggon Features Mattias Gardell − Terror in the Norwegian woods The rise of a anti-Muslim far Right in Europe Robert Bollard − Who was Bet B? Aboriginality and identity Xavier Rizos− Will the market save us? The logic of a carbon tax Brad Nguyen – Morality begone! Interpreting violence in the age of riots and revolution Stephanie Convery and Katrina Fox Sexing up animal rights: is it wrong? A discussion Rjurik Davidson – ‘You are sick! This is not art!’ Torture porn films and politics Sarah Drummond − Whale, daughter A slow death at sea Language and politics in Indigenous writing A PEN forum Arnold Zable John Bradley Kim Scott Marie Munkara Peter Slezak – Silence resembling stupidity The New Atheists and Islam Meanland: Caroline Hamilton – Sympathy for the devil? Small presses and free markets Debate Robert Lukins versus Ali Alizadeh That Australian Poetry should attempt to bring poetry into the mainstream Robert Lukins − Affirmative Ali Alizadeh − Negative Robert Lukins − Rebuttal Ali Alizadeh − Rebuttal Fiction Stephen Muecke − Experiment No. 1 in Animal Tourism Louise Pine − Letter to a small village Alexis Wright − extract from The Swan Book Poetry Cameron Lowe − Theatre Cath Drake − Fresh Kill Eileen Chong – Mary: A Fiction Angela Smith – Jennifer Maiden woke up in The Lodge Stuart Barnes – sad Molly Guy – Edith’s dead mother D J Huppatz – Bite the Wax Tadpole | Heide | One February or July Maketh Ajak – I need the finger of God inside my mind Phillip Hall – At Wentworth Falls Ruby Todd – the supplement Stuart Cooke – Elites Cover Yhonnie Scarce, What they wanted 2006–2010 courtesy the artist and Dianne Tanzer Gallery Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 3 February 20233 February 2023 Fiction Fiction | Romeo and Juliet II: Haunted rentals Georgia Symons The hauntings are actually quite flamboyant here, though. Yeah, come in, come in. Not like my friend Moya’s house—it just has a tool shed that sometimes isn’t there and that’s it. So boring. Yes, you can keep your shoes on. 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 2 February 20233 February 2023 The university Deadly word games: universities and defining antisemitism Nick Riemer In a few weeks, Vice-Chancellors will be discussing a request by a group of federal politicians to endorse the latest weapon in Zionists’ longstanding bid to suppress criticism of Israeli apartheid on campus—the highly controversial definition of antisemitism produced by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Their decision will constitute a watershed moment for universities’ already somewhat threatened credibility as centres of independent analysis and truth-telling.