"Blessed among my Kind": William Roughead, Poet

Baston, K. (2013) "Blessed among my Kind": William Roughead, Poet. Signet Magazine(4), pp. 26-28.

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William Roughead is remembered as a pioneer of true crime, criminologist, and campaigner for justice but his first published book was on none of these things. 'Rhyme without Reason', a slim volume of verse. Roughead's poems have a variety of styles, settings, and voices. Unsurprisingly dark themes are not far away and murder and poison feature. Roughead's collection of crime books now resides in the Signet Library and his tribute to his library, 'To my Books' is printed in full.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Baston, Dr Karen
Authors: Baston, K.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:Signet Magazine
Publisher:Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet
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