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R.U.R. and The insect play, by the Brothers Capek. by Karel ДЊapek

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesR.U.R., The insect play
SeriesOxford paperbacks, no. 34
ContributionsČapek, Josef, 1887-1945.
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19027384M

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The other plays in the book, The White Plague, The Insect Play, and The Makropoulos Case are all typical Capek fantasy/science fiction. I recommend it highly. As is often the case, it is hard to reconcile the popularity For some reason, presumably the translator's heavy handed allegorical pretensions, the classic play, Rossum's Universal Robots /5. Abstract: Josef and Karel Capek were the best known literary figures of liberated Czechoslovakia after After the success of R.U.R. (Rossums' Universal Robots, ), the brothers collaborated in their best-known work, The Insect Play (). Both plays reflect the world in which the Capeks lived and give a commentary on its grosser follies.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top R.U.R. and The insect play by Čapek, Karel, ; Čapek, Josef, Publication date Publisher Oxford: Pages: After the success of R.U.R. (Rossums' Universal Robots, ) seen in London in , the brothers collaborated in their best-known work, The Insect Play (). Both plays are satires depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world and the terrible end of the ePub populace if they fail to rise against their oppressors.

After the success of R.U.R. (Rossums' Universal Robots, ) seen in London in , the brothers collaborated in their best-known work, The Insect Play (). Both plays are satires depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world and the terrible end Reviews: 8. Also known as The Insect Comedy, The World We Live In, and From Insect Life, the play was published in its original Czech in as Ze zivota hmyzu- The play was first performed at the National Theatre in Brno, Czechoslovakia, on March 8, (some sources say . R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by KAREL CAPEK Translated by Paul Selver and Nigel Playfair Robots of the world! The power of man has fallen! A new world has arisen: the Rule of . books based on 4 votes: R.U.R. & War with the Newts by Karel Čapek, R.U.R. by Karel Čapek, R.U.R. and The Insect Play by Josef Čapek, The White Disea.

Two plays by Karel Capek, R.U.R. (Rossums Universal Robots) & The Robber, a new English translation. The Tales of Doggie and Moggie, by Josef Čapek. Translated and edited by Voyen Koreis. Information about the Czech author who gave us the word ROBOT. Works of his brother Josef Capek. Presented by Booksplendour, Australian online antiquarian bookstore. After the success of R.U.R. (Rossums' Universal Robots, ) seen in London in , the brothers collaborated in their best-known work, The Insect Play (). Both plays are satires depicting the horrors of a regimented technical world and the terrible end . Back to search (Western Cape > Southern Suburbs > Used Sports & Leisure Gear for sale > Second Hand Books & Games for sale > ad ) R.U.R. and The Insect Play--The Brothers Capek . This play, written by a pair of Czech brothers, gave us the word and the concept of "robot." (R.U.R. stands for Rossum's Universal Robots.) It is unfortunate, however, that more people haven't read this play because it is very good. Written in the intellectual ferment between the world wars, R.U.R. tells the story of a world where mechanical robots (the Czech word for "worker") are taking the place of human Reviews: 9.