Los hijos adoptados de los hogares irlandeses para madres y bebés reconstruyendo su pasado en "My Secret Mother" (2015) y "A Song for Bridget" (2018) de Phyllis Whitsell

Elena María Cantueso Urbano, María Isabel Romero Ruiz

Resumen


Consideradas "marginadas", las madres solteras fueron recluidas en hogares de madres y bebés y lavanderías de Magdalena durante el siglo XX, donde fueron privadas de sus hijos (Luddy 2011: 109-126). My Secret Mother (2015) y A Song for Bridget (2018) de Phyllis Whitsell exploran el régimen de poder en los hogares para madres y bebés, que dejó a miles de mujeres en Irlanda en una posición vulnerable, y el negocio de adopción que tenían las monjas, lo que privó a miles de mujeres de su derecho a ser madres (Garrett 2010: 330-343). En este artículo, nuestra intención es explorar el trauma causado tanto en las madres solteras como en los niños ilegítimos por el sistema de corrección católico irlandés y qué fuentes de resistencia se les ofrecen para restaurar sus identidades después de su liberación. Para ese fin, emplearemos Estudios de Trauma.

Palabras clave


Hogares de madres y bebés; vulnerabilidad; trauma; resiliencia; identidad

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18172/cif.4700

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