Federica G Pedriali

Federica Pedriali is Professor of Literary Metatheory and Modern Italian Studies and Head of Italian at Edinburgh University. She is the Director of the Edinburgh Gadda Projects, General Editor of the Edinburgh Gadda Journal, Chair of the Edinburgh Gadda Prize, Chair of the Nicola Benedetti Scholarship Fund and Director of the Italo-Scottish Research Centre. Her books include La farmacia degli incurabili. Da Collodi a Calvino (2006) and Altre carceri d’invenzione. Studi gaddiani (2007). She is currently editing A Pocket Gadda Encyclopedia (4 vols, 2013), and working on a two-volume project The Universe Stinks. Props, Gaps and Last Subjects, From Bruno to Gadda and From Freud to Foucault.