Capek


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Czech writer who introduced the word 'robot' into the English language (1890-1938)

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Shortly after the premiere, Capek wrote that he "wasn't concerned about Robots, but about people.
Capek was a journalist, playwright, sketch artist, philosopher with a doctorate, art critic, publisher, literary reviewer and science fiction writer.
Karel Capek was the first successful playwright to explore these themes in drama.
While reading his books, I find it worth remembering that Karel Capek was often in immense pain--he suffered from severe inflammation of the spine from the time he was a child.
Capek has never eaten ghost chili, either, but that doesn't mean he's escaped its wrath.
Karel Capek would write, "It is hard for us to think of humanity as a dead or dying race.
Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Capek, was first performed in Czechoslovakia.
1920) de Karel Capek y El senor de Pigmalion (1921) de Jacinto Grau son dos obras dramaticas inquietantes que pertenecen al genero de la ciencia ficcion (1), coetaneas y de tematicas similares, a pesar de que sus protagonistas tecnologicos no tengan la misma funcion intertextual.
As Parness figures it, Capek had something in mind more akin to genetic engineering than to automata.
Janacek's opera, first performed in 1926, is based on a Capek play that even the author admitted was all talk and little poetry, but the sharply personalised music transforms it into an intense, claustrophobic nightmare about life without meaning.
Prague is also the home of Karel Capek, who came up with the word "robot.
By contrast, in April Carsen delved into the psychological depths in The Makropulos Case, Janacek's penultimate opera based on the surreal tale of the Czech writerKarel Capek.
Mohammad's most recent surgery was performed by plastic surgeon Lucie Capek who, along with Ellis Medicine and Schenectady Anesthesia Associates in Schenectady, New York, donated her services for the fifth time.
Rossum's Universal Robots) de Karel Capek y del neologismo robot es bien conocida.