Tag Archives: Jules Romains

Paul Claudel v. Charles Maurras

Paul Claudel finally makes it to the Academie Française but not before a fight with Charles Maurras had been settled by the latter being expelled from the Academy after a trial condemned him to a lifetime’s hard labour. Their quarrel … Continue reading

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Renvoyer aux calendes greques

Renvoyer aux calendes greques : Renvoyer quelque chose aux calendes greques, c’est repousser à un temps qui ne viendra jamais. On peut aussi “remettre” aux calendes greques : To ‘send something to the Greek calendar’ is to put something off … Continue reading

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