Orlagh Woods

Orlagh Woods is a PhD student and recipient of the John & Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarship working in the English Department at Maynooth University. Her dissertation explores representations of motherhood across a range of 21st Century adaptations of Shakespeare by prominent female authors including Anne Enright, Jeanette Winterson, and Preti Taneja. While her current work focuses specifically on literary adaptation, her wider research interests include stage performance and cinematic adaptation as well as women’s life writing.