Patrizia Sambuco


Patrizia Sambuco is an expert of 20th and 21st-century Italy with a particular focus on gender and women’s writing. She is the author of Food and Emotions in Italian Women’s Writing: A Reassessment (University of Toronto Press, 2024 forthcoming) and Corporeal Bonds: The Daughter-Mother Relationship in Twentieth-Century Italian Women’s Writing (UTP, 2012).

She is the editor of Transmissions of Memory: Echoes, Traumas, and Nostalgia in Post-World War II Italian Culture (FDUP, 2018) and Italian Women Writers 1800–2000: Boundaries, Borders, and Transgressions (FDUP, 2015).