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Part I

Part II
II.1 Synopsis
pp. 281-306
pp. 311-342
II.2 Synopsis
pp. 343-373
pp. 374-381
pp. 382-385
pp. 386-389
II.3 Synopsis
pp. 390-392
pp. 393-403
pp. 404-420
pp. 421-442
II.4 Synopsis
pp. 446-468
pp. 470-486
II.5 Synopsis
pp. 487-495
pp. 496-511
pp. 512-540
II.6 Synopsis
pp. 542-564
II.7 Synopsis
pp. 568-605
pp. 606-645
II.8 Synopsis
pp. 647-678
pp. 679-699
II.9 Synopsis
pp. 700-719

Part III

A Reader's Guide to William Gaddis's The Recognitions


II.9 Synopsis

Pages 700-20; Sunday, 25 December 1949-early 1950

The next day, Christmas morning, a deranged Reverend Gwyon treats his congregation to a Mithraic ceremony. He is sent to an asylum, where he is apparently crucified by a fellow patient named Farisy. "Dick," the reverend's young replacement, sends his ashes to the Real Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de la Otra Vez.


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