Karel Čapek | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Igor Hajek

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Karel apek.
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Critical Review by Igor Hajek

SOURCE: "The Truth in People," in Times Literary Supplement, No. 3822, June 6, 1975, p. 629.

In the following review of Čapek's Apocryphal Stories, Hajek argues that the author's philosophy is easily recognizable in these stories.

Although the name of Karel Čapek is still well known in England, his books, quite popular in this country between the wars, are nowadays hard to come by. Only a handful of his lesser works have been kept in print over the years by Allen and Unwin, while the more recent OUP paperback of R.U.R., the play which introduced the word "robot" into many languages, uses an old translation which is in fact an adaptation of the original text. Paperback reprints of War with the Newts appear occasionally in bookshops, imported from the United States...

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