Cuerpo-piel-lenguaje. La sífilis en el campo de enunciación de la dermatología clínica

Translated title of the contribution: Body-skin-language. Syphilis in the field of enunciation of clinical dermatology

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Abstract

This text poses a question regarding the body as a space of medical representation, linked to the disease’s deforming effects on it in the second half of the 19thcentury, as an archive in a Colombian-Spanish documentary series. The disease produces a sound, which when listened to, tells of the traces on the body’s unsettling landscape: skin. Thus the text reveals the speaking bodies that howl about the intersubjective experiences of the disease through the mediation between doctor and patient, in which a wise discourse captures the symptoms of the pain spread over the skin of the sufferer. The latter emerges and lends a voice to their subjective experience as a platform for expression for clinical dermatological taxonomies in the second half of the 19thcentury.

Translated title of the contributionBody-skin-language. Syphilis in the field of enunciation of clinical dermatology
Original languageSpanish
JournalSecuencia
Issue number104
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2019

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