Quotation by Marguerite Duras

She represents the unavowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity—and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the "woman of wax" whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.
Marguerite Duras (b. 1914), French author, filmmaker. repr. In Outside: Selected Writings, 1984). "Queen Bardot," France-Observateur (1958).

Referring to Brigitte Bardot.
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