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meetness

(ˈmiːtnəs)
n
the quality of being meet or proper
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This reinforces the sense that this representative of the series at least, despite its successes, is caught between the desire to be a slim and accessible volume and the need to develop the literary historical argument fully, between "making ends meet" for publishing purposes and fully interrogating the "meetness" of period boundaries.