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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Devil and James McAuley
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Focuses on McAuley as a 'political ideologist and cold war warrior' rather than as a poet and critic and concentrates on his involvement, during the war, with A. A. Conlon's Directorate of Research and Civil Affairs and, post-war, with the Democratic Labor Party, the Australian Association for Cultural Freedom and the journal Quadrant. Attempts to explain two important forces in McAuley's life - his religious conversion and his passionate opposition to communism - in terms of a profound belief in the devil . Attributes the former to his encounter, in New Guinea, with Catholic Archbishop Alain de Boismenu, whose story of the nun and mystic Marie-Therese Noblet , believed to be possessed by the devil., made a profound impact on McAuley. Views his political stance as that of a Catholic convert who projected 'his own deep personal torment onto the Devil and Communist agents in the service of the Devil'. (Dust-jacket)

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Works about this Work

Misapprehending McAuley Robert Manne , single work review
— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
Australian Biography and Autobiography Gillian Whitlock , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 165-179)
Whitlock explores the richness of Australian biography and autobiography, as it relates to the dynamics of a settler colony.
The Tenacity of the Liberal Intellectuals Mervyn F. Bendle , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , September vol. 54 no. 9 2010; (p. 8-11)
[Review] The Devil and James McAuley Geoff Parkes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 197-198) JAS Review of Books , August no. 8 2002;

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
Entangled Worlds : Australia and its Contexts in Recent Non-fiction Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 46 no. 2001; (p. 17-32)

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[Review] The Devil and James McAuley Geoff Parkes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 197-198) JAS Review of Books , August no. 8 2002;

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
A Tormented Soul Robert Manne , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 213 1999; (p. 5-6)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
An Embarrassment Rafe Champion , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 191 1999; (p. 30)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
Better the Devil You Know Peter Pierce , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 July 1999; (p. 11)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
Dysfunctional Exorcism Donald Horne , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , July vol. 4 no. 6 1999; (p. 5-6)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism
The Tenacity of the Liberal Intellectuals Mervyn F. Bendle , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , September vol. 54 no. 9 2010; (p. 8-11)
Australian Biography and Autobiography Gillian Whitlock , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 165-179)
Whitlock explores the richness of Australian biography and autobiography, as it relates to the dynamics of a settler colony.
What the Devil Got into Dr Pybus? : Email from A.D. Hope to James McAuley : stpeters@heavensgate.org.etern (with Apologies to A.D. Hope) i "I'm doing time down here, mate,", Anne Fairbairn , 1999 single work poetry humour
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 43 no. 11 1999; (p. 84)
Ballade of Lost Phrases Peter Coleman , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Best Australian Essays 1999 1999; (p. 391-399) The Last Intellectuals : Essays on Writers and Politics 2010; (p. 128-139)
A Life Lived in Personal Conflict Christopher Bantick , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 25 July 1999; (p. 18)

Awards

2000 winner Festival Awards for Literature (SA) National Non-Fiction Award
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