R.U.R. Summary
Karel Čapek

Everything you need to understand or teach R.U.R. by Karel Čapek.

  • R.U.R. Summary & Study Guide
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R.U.R. Summary

When Karel Capek's R.U.R. (the acronymic title is short for "Rossum's Universal Robots") was first performed in 1921, it became a major international success and made Capek an internationally known playwright. Although R.U.R. may appear slightly dated nearly eighty years later, the concerns expressed by the playwright are still interesting to modern audiences, and the play is still performed in regional theatres. Capek's drama is also responsible for coining a...

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