This single page of text--unnumbered--was floating amid Kurt's archived papers, like an abandoned ship. Undoubtedly struck by inspiration, Kurt characteristically connects otherwise disparate topics, deftly weaving between Melville, twine, salt and Marcel Duchamp. "...and isn't Queegueg's character understood by some critics as a token of ambivalent sexuality, the shaman as androgyne?" he writes. "So too Marcel Duchamp/Rrose Selavy, under the guise of kryptofemininity, as in Man Rays' famous portrait of the Drag Quean."