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n. - The quality of being related to books and learning.

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  • What grants it its exalted place may be called literariness or art or any number of other names, but whatever these are, they are, finally, ineffable things.
  • On the other hand, it needs to, on some other level/s, be more than just a story: I look for "literariness".
  • Even so, literary fiction is generally characterized as distinctive based on its content and style ( "literariness", the concern to be "writerly").
  • I was expecting to experience "literariness" in several pubs.
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