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R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)

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R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)  (1923) 
by Karel Čapek, translated by Paul Selver

First performed in Czech in 1921, English translation in 1923. The play quickly became influential after its publication and by 1923 had been translated into thirty languages. It introduced the word robot to the English language and to science fiction as a whole.Excerpted from R.U.R. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


R. U. R.

(ROSSUM'S UNIVERSAL ROBOTS)

A Fantastic Melodrama

BY

KAREL CAPEK

TRANSLATED BY
PAUL SELVER

The Theatre Guild Library

THE THEATRE GUILD VERSION,
WITH FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS
FROM PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE
THEATRE GUILD PRODUCTION

GARDEN CITYNEW YORK
DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY
1923


COPYRIGHT, 1923, BY

DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THAT OF TRANSLATION
INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES, INCLUDING THE SCANDINAVIAN

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES
AT
THE COUNTRY LIFE PRESS, GARDEN CITY, N. Y.


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