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Review: RUR

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

RUR (Rossum's Universal Robots). (1920). Karel Capek. ****. Capek (1890-1938) was a Czech writer and playwright. This is probably his most famous play. Why? Because it's where we get the word 'robot ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Although this is not the translation that I read (I read the work by Claudia Novack) I found that I highly enjoyed this particular play. For me, it was very insightful to know that the first "version ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Strider - Goodreads

The edition I read was translated by David Wyllie. Pros: first use of the word 'robot', social concerns of using artificial labour to replace humans, fears of uprisings and treating everyone the same ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Sheppard - Goodreads

WORLD CLASSICS OF SCIENCE FICTION---THE WAR WITH THE NEWTS & RUR-(ROSSUMS UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) BY KAREL CAPEK----FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS ... Read full review

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User Review  - Merany Eldridge - Goodreads

One of the best Robot Taking Over the World stories I have ever read. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy Kozdon - Goodreads

This play contains the first use of the word robot, from the Czech word for forced work or enslave (I think). The robots in the play would today actually be term androids as they are supposed to be ... Read full review


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