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Two plays by Karel Čapek : R.U.R. (Rossum's universal robots) & the robber

Author: Karel Čapek; Voyen Koreis
Publisher: Pullenvale, Qld. : Booksplendour, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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"Two stage plays, translated from the Czech, both originally published in 1920. R.U.R is an early science fiction play about the Robots, created by scientists, revolting and taking over the world. The word Robot first appeared in this work and was since adopted universally. The robber is a romantic comedy/drama, about a young adventurer infatuating an elderly professor's daughter and taking over all his possessions.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Karel Čapek; Karel Čapek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karel Čapek; Voyen Koreis
ISBN: 9780980382518 0980382513
OCLC Number: 271573479
Notes: Translation of: R.U.R. ; Loupežník.
Description: 118 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) & The robber
Rossum's universal robots and The robber
R.U.R. & The robber
Responsibility: translated from the Czech, edited and introduced by Voyen Koreis.

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"Two stage plays, translated from the Czech, both originally published in 1920. R.U.R is an early science fiction play about the Robots, created by scientists, revolting and taking over the world. The word Robot first appeared in this work and was since adopted universally. The robber is a romantic comedy/drama, about a young adventurer infatuating an elderly professor's daughter and taking over all his possessions. The play is set in a small Bohemian village."--Provided by publisher.

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