Arthur Clutton-Brock

Arthur Clutton-Brock
Birth and death
1868 - 1924
Profession details
Essayist, Journalist
Related place
Alistair Grant

Arthur Clutton-Brock (1868-1924), essayist and journalist. Born in Weybridge, Surrey. From 1904 to 1906, he was literary editor of The Speaker and an important contributor to the Times Literary Supplement (TLS), which was founded in 1902. TLS owed much of its early success and reputation to him, and it was said Clutton-Brock 'made it'. He was briefly art critic on The Tribune and the Morning Post before he became The Times art critic, in 1908. He wrote his 1st and most important book in 1909, at the age of 41, Shelley, the Man and the Poet. He also wrote an important a series of moral essays on the 1st World War in the Times Literary Supplement. These were published as Thoughts on the War in 1914-15, and The Ultimate Belief in 1916.

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