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  • n. The quality of having layers.


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layered +‎ -ness


  • And this denseness seems to be the hallmark of literariness; density of narrative more accurately reflects the disparate aspects of any person's life, so that the more faithful a narrative is to that multi-layeredness, the "better" the writing.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • I know that this praise of the multi-layeredness of the universe is itself a grotesque oversimplification of the complexity and subtlety of this interplay between forces, and my apologies for those who would articulate it better than I.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Images provide us with a sense of the layeredness of experience, of the way physical surroundings change and remain the same over time.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • It's a pretty cool way to show the many-layeredness of a spot that would otherwise just be asphalt.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • The town of Bath, where Starbucks-sipping tourists swarm over ancient Roman ruins, is an especially advantageous place to consider time’s layeredness.

    Layers of Time | For Phil | clusterflock


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