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James Devaney and the Brisbane Resistance to Modernism William Hatherell , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 25-39)
'This grainy old photograph from The Courier-Mail of 2 April 1971, under the headline ‘The Three Ancients’, shows three grey-haired men — James Devaney (identified as being 80 years old), Frank Francis (75), and Robert S. Byrnes (71) — standing around a middle-aged woman who sits at a Victorian-style desk in front of a photograph of the Queen. The caption explains this puzzling image. As an April Fool's Day gesture, the self-styled ‘three ancients’, all former presidents of the Queensland Branch of the Federation of Australian Writers (FAW(Q)), are singing a song called ‘Three Ex-P's’ (to the tune of ‘Three Blind Mice’) to the current president, Maureen Freer. The three men, we are assured, ‘have made a large contribution to the cultural activities of Queensland’.' (Extract) 
What Then Must We Do? Charles Higham , 1955 single work criticism
— Appears in: Prism , April vol. 2 no. 4 1955; (p. 6-7)
Poet and Philistine 1953 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 1 May 1953; (p. 285)
Modern Poetry 1953 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 January vol. 74 no. 3807 1953; (p. 2, 35)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Modern Ecstasy Robert D. FitzGerald , 1953 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 14 no. 4 1953; (p. 252-256)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Quick Looks at New Books Stewart Harris , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 12 July 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Modern Poetry 1953 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 January vol. 74 no. 3807 1953; (p. 2, 35)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Outstanding Publisher's Folly P. D. Edwards , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 8 1952; (p. 3,6)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
The Modern Schism in Poetry Frederick T. Macartney , 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 11 no. 4 1952; (p. 391-396)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Modern Ecstasy Robert D. FitzGerald , 1953 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 14 no. 4 1953; (p. 252-256)

— Review of Poetry in Our Time : A Review of Contemporary Values James Devaney , 1952 single work criticism
Poet and Philistine 1953 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 1 May 1953; (p. 285)
What Then Must We Do? Charles Higham , 1955 single work criticism
— Appears in: Prism , April vol. 2 no. 4 1955; (p. 6-7)
James Devaney and the Brisbane Resistance to Modernism William Hatherell , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 25-39)
'This grainy old photograph from The Courier-Mail of 2 April 1971, under the headline ‘The Three Ancients’, shows three grey-haired men — James Devaney (identified as being 80 years old), Frank Francis (75), and Robert S. Byrnes (71) — standing around a middle-aged woman who sits at a Victorian-style desk in front of a photograph of the Queen. The caption explains this puzzling image. As an April Fool's Day gesture, the self-styled ‘three ancients’, all former presidents of the Queensland Branch of the Federation of Australian Writers (FAW(Q)), are singing a song called ‘Three Ex-P's’ (to the tune of ‘Three Blind Mice’) to the current president, Maureen Freer. The three men, we are assured, ‘have made a large contribution to the cultural activities of Queensland’.' (Extract) 
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