Omnicide II, 249–254


Iconomania (Images, Portraits, Icons)


The Iconomaniac takes us straight back into the atmosphere of the guild and its proficiency in circulating mania through the arteries of collective action: for here the poetic author assumes the voice of the master whose commanding challenge to the disciples before him—‘You draw the lines of resemblance’—reflects mania’s capacity to take an ensemble form.…