Also writes as: A. T. Strong
Born: Established: 30 Dec 1876 South Yarra ; Died: 2 Sep 1930 Adelaide
Strong was chief Commonwealth censor of 'cinematograph films' (1919-1922), and from 1922-1930 was Jury Professor of English at the University of Adelaide, introducing a four-year course for an Honours degree (1923). In 1920 Melbourne University awarded him the degree of Doctor of Letters and in 1925 he was awarded a knighthood for his extensive contribution to the literary and dramatic arts.
Strong's other publications include Australia and the War (articles originally published in the Melbourne Herald, [1915?]), A Short History of English Literature (1921) and other studies on English literature, and English Verse and Prose: A New Anthology (1923). He contributed the chapter on Australian literature to the 1925 edition of the Australian Encyclopaedia.