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Riofrio, John D. “Rio”. Continental Shifts: Migration, Representation, and the Struggle for Justice in Latin(o) America. Austin: U of Texas P, 2015. Reviewed by Molly Dooley Appel in symploke Vol. 24, Nos. 1-2 (2016): 578-580.

Ritivoi, Andreea Deciu. Yesterday's Self: Nostalgia and the Immigrant Identity. Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002. Reviewed by David Herman in symploke Vol. 13, Nos. 1-2 (2005): 360-362.

Rivers, Jacob R. Cultural Values in the Southern Sporting Narrative. Columbia, SC: U of South Carolina P, 2002. Reviewed by Todd Starkweather in symploke Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2 (2003): 257-259.

Robbins, Bruce. Feeling Global: Internationalism in Distress. New York and London: New York UP, 1999. Reviewed by Christian Moraru in symploke Vol. 7, Nos. 1-2 (1999): 197-202.

Robbins, Bruce. Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton UP, 2007. Reviewed by Andrew Hoberek in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 356-358.

Robbins, Bruce. Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence. Durham: Duke UP, 2012. Reviewed by Robin Truth Goodman in symploke Vol. 21, Nos. 1-2 (2013): 393-395.

Ronnell, Avital. The UberReader: Selected Works of Avital Ronnell. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2008. Reviewed by Scott DeShong in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 382-384.

Rosenthal, Lecia. Mourning Modernism: Literature, Catastrophe, and the Politics of Consolation. New York: Fordham UP, 2011. Reviewed by Bradley Buchanan in symploke Vol. 20, Nos. 1-2 (2012): 391-393.

Rothberg, Michael and Peter Garrett, eds. Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University: Poetry, Politics, and the Profession. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009. Reviewed by Terry Caesar in symploke Vol. 18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 343-348.

Royster, Jacqueline Jones, and Ann Marie Mann Simpkins, eds. Calling Cards: Theory and Practice in the Study of Race, Gender, and Culture. Albany: SUNY P, 2005. Reviewed by Yung-Hsing Wu in symploke Vol. 14, Nos. 1-2 (2006): 335-336.

Rubin, Andrew N.. Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2012. Reviewed by Marcel Cornis-Pope in symploke Vol. 22, Nos. 1-2 (2014): 431-434.

Ruse, Michael. Darwinism and Its Discontents. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006. Reviewed by Horace L. Fairlamb in symploke Vol. 15, Nos. 1-2 (2007): 398-399.

Rushing, Robert A. Descended from Hercules: Biopolitics and the Muscled Male Body on Screen. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana UP, 2016. Reviewed by Brad Congdon in symploke Vol. 25, Nos. 1-2 (2018): 587-590.

Rutsky, R. L. High Techne: Art and Technology from the Machine Aesthetic to the Posthuman. Minneapolis and London: U of Minnesota P, 1999. Reviewed by Craig Saper in symploke Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2 (2002): 229-232.

Saco, Diana. Cybering Democracy: Public Space and the Internet. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2002. Reviewed by David Trend in symploke Vol. 12, Nos. 1-2 (2004): 308-309.

Saint-Amour, Paul K. The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2003. Reviewed by Lisa Samuels in symploke Vol. 12, Nos. 1-2 (2004): 283-284.

Sallis, John. The Verge of Philosophy. Chicago: Chicago UP, 2008. Reviewed by Joshua Shaw in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 350-351.

Sánchez-Pardo, Esther. Cultures of the Death Drive: Melanie Klein and Modernist Melancholia. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2003. Reviewed by Jed Deppman in symploke Vol. 12, Nos. 1-2 (2004): 274-278.

Sandford, John, ed. Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Reviewed by Jeffrey T. Adams in symploke Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2 (2003): 269-270.

Sanyal, Debarati. The Violence of Modernity: Baudelaire, Irony, and the Politics of Form. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2006. Reviewed by Peter Childs in symploke Vol. 15, Nos. 1-2 (2007): 385-386.

Saper, Craig J. Networked Art. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2001. Reviewed by Jon McKenzie in symploke Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2 (2002): 205-206.

Sartwell, Crispin. Political Aesthetics. Ithaca and London: Cornell UP, 2010. Reviewed by Katharine Wolfe in symploke Vol. 20, Nos. 1-2 (2012): 418-420.

Saussy, Haun, ed. Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 2006. Reviewed by Jerry A. Varsava in symploke Vol.15, Nos. 1-2 (2007): 331-340.

Savu, Laura E. Postmortem Postmodernists: The Afterlife of the Author in Recent Narrative. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2009. Reviewed by Marcel Cornis-Pope in symploke Vol. 18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 309-315.

Schellinger, Paul ed., Christopher Hudson, Marijke Rijsberman, assist. eds. Encyclopedia of the Novel (in two volumes). Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998. Reviewed by Christian Moraru in symploke Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2 (2002): 214-216.

Schlant-Bradley, Ernestine. The Language of Silence: West German Literature after the Holocaust. New York: Routledge, 1999. Reviewed by Dagmar C.G. Lorenz in symploke Vol. 6, Nos. 1-2 (1998): 180-183.

Schrecker, Ellen. The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University. New York and London: New Press, 2010. Reviewed by Jeffrey R. Di Leo in symploke Vol. 18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 281-292.

Seigel, Jerrold. The Idea of the Self: Thought and Experience in Western Europe since the Seventeenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005. Reviewed by Horace L. Fairlamb in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 377-379.

Selinger, Evan, ed. Postphenomenology: A Critical Companion to Ihde. Albany: State U of New York, 2006. Reviewed by Danielle Meijer in symploke Vol. 15, Nos. 1-2 (2007): 374-375.

Sherwod, Yvonne, and Kevin Hart, eds. Derrida and Religion: Other Testaments. New York: Routledge, 2005. Reviewed by Jeffrey Kosky in symploke Vol. 13, Nos. 1-2 (2005): 355-357.

Shumway, David R., and Craig Dionne, eds. Disciplining English: Alternative Histories, Critical Perspectives. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002. Reviewed by Sharon O'Dair in symploke Vol. 12, Nos. 1-2 (2004): 300-301.

Sicart, Miguel. The Ethics of Computer Games. Cambridge, MA: The MIT P, 2009. Reviewed by Andrew Baerg in symploke Vol.18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 398-400.

Sim, Stuart, ed. The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Postmodern Thought. New York: Routledge, 1999. Reviewed by Christian Moraru in symploke Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2 (2000): 231-232.

Simek, Nicole. Eating Well, Reading Well: Maryse Conde and the Ethics of Interpretation. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2008. Reviewed by Jeanne Garane in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 348-349.

Simek, Nicole. Hunger and Irony in the French Caribbean: Literature, Theory, and Public Life. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Reviewed by Dawn Fulton in symploke Vol. 25, Nos. 1-2 (2018): 571-573.

Smith, M. W. Reading Simulacra: Fatal Theories for Postmodernity. Albany: SUNY Press, 2001. Reviewed by Lee Templeton in symploke Vol. 13, Nos. 1-2 (2005): 358-360.

Smith, Roch. Understanding Robbe-Grillet. Columbia, SC: U of South Carolina P, 2000. Reviewed by Raylene Ramsay in symploke Vol. 9, Nos. 1-2 (2001): 197-198.

Smith, Barbara Herrnstein. Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2006. Reviewed by Horace L. Fairlamb in symploke Vol. 14, Nos. 1-2 (2006): 346-348.

Smith, Paul, ed. The Renewal of Cultural Studies. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2011. Reviewed by Donald Hedrick in symploke Vol. 20, Nos. 1-2 (2012): 345-353.

Smith, Paul. Primitive America: The Ideology of Capitalist Democracy. Minneapolis MN: U of Minnesota P, 2007. Reviewed by John McGowan in symploke Vol. 18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 317-321.

Sobchack, Vivian, ed. Meta-Morphing: Visual Transformation and the Culture of Quick Change. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2000. Reviewed by R. L. Rutsky in symploke Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2 (2003): 254-255.

Somers-Hall, Henry. Hegel, Deleuze, and the Critique of Representation. Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. Reviewed by Claudio Celis in symploke Vol. 22, Nos. 1-2 (2014): 420-422.

Spanos, William V. America's Shadow: An Anatomy of Empire. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2000. Reviewed by Robert P. Marzec in symploke Vol. 9, Nos. 1-2 (2001): 165-168.

Spanos, William V. American Exceptionalism in the Age of Globalization: The Specter of Vietnam. Albany: SUNY P, 2008. Reviewed by Daniel T. O'Hara in symploke Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2 (2008): 366-368.

Spanos, William V.. In the Neighborhood of Zero: A World War I Memoir. Lincoln: Nebraska UP, 2010. Reviewed by Davis Schneiderman in symploke Vol.18, Nos. 1-2 (2010): 389-391.

Spanos, William V. Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State UP, 2012. Reviewed by Harold Aram Veeser in symploke Vol. 22, Nos. 1-2 (2014): 319-324.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1999. Reviewed by Nicholas Brown in symploke Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2 (2000): 214-221.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2012. Reviewed by Colleen M. Kropp in symploke Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2 (2015): 469-483.

Srigley, Ronald D. Albert Camus’ Critique of Modernity. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2011. Reviewed by Jason Herbeck in symploke Vol. 20, Nos. 1-2 (2012): 416-418.

Sterne, Jonathan. MP3: The Meaning of a Format. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2012. Reviewed by Julia Panko in symploke Vol. 22, Nos. 1-2 (2014): 398-400.

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