Marianne is correct. Bill Mandel
John Dougill wrote:
> In Lindsay Anderson's If... (1968), about armed resistance in a British
> boarding-school, Malcolm McDowell as Travis proclaims 'Violence and
> revolution are the only pure acts.' I have a feeling this is a quotation
> from somewhere (Artaud, Guevara?) but cannot locate the source in my
> dictionary of quotations.
> Also does anyone know how to call the symbolic revolutionary female seen
> storming French barricades - I think I've seen her referred to for some
> reason as Marianne but am not sure why or if that is correct. There's a
> female figure of this kind who joins the boys in their rebellion.
> Very grateful if anyone could help me out...
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