Re: [sixties-l] Quotation Source

From: William M. Mandel (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 18:48:40 EST

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    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...
    > Thanks
    > JD
    > Kyoto


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