Omnicide II, 177–179


Typhlomania (Blindness)


The Typhlomaniac raises the disturbing proposition of the ‘blindman within’: at first glance this seems to justify the almost groping nature of the language itself, the staggered clauses resembling an unsighted person knocking around a room and clasping for objects on all sides. Then again, this cannot be the case: for the blindman leaves ‘not a trace’…