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Speaking of New York writers, urban space, and archives…

Hey folks, maybe I’m just having withdrawal from our fine two weeks, but I came across a story that combines the West Village’s literary past with print culture and battles over urban space that nicely suggest many of the themes we covered.

Not only that, but the lyrics below are from the Fales Library’s Tuli Kupferberg archive: A song written by Bob Dylan, protesting Robert Moses’ proposed destruction-by-highway of Greenwich Village.

You can read the full story here: http://gothamist.com/2015/06/26/bob_dylan_robert_moses.php

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You can read the full story here: http://gothamist.com/2015/06/26/bob_dylan_robert_moses.php

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