Rafferty Publishes Two Essays from Forthcoming Book in The Rumpus

Portrait of Professor Colin Rafferty posed before filled bookshelves.The Rumpus has published two essays written by Colin Rafferty, Associate Professor of English. The essays are excerpts from Rafferty’s forthcoming book Execute the Office: Essays with Presidents.

The first, “Preamble,” is the first essay of the book, while the second, “Dissolve To,” considers the Reagan presidency through the lenses of film scripts and John Wayne movies.