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us: Čapek, Karel, 1890-1938


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    • us: K. Č., 1890-1938
    • us: Č., K., 1890-1938
    • us: Chapek, Karel, 1890-1938
    • us: Kêpek, Kêrela, 1890-1938
    • us: Ts'apeḳ, Ḳarel, 1890-1938
    • us: Чапек, Карел, 1890-1938
    • us: מפאק, קארל
    • us: צ׳אפק, קרל
    • us: צ׳אפק, קרל, 1890-1938
    • us: צ׳פק, קרל, 1890־1938
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18900109
    • Death Date

        19381225
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Malé Svatoňovice (Czech Republic)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Prague (Czech Republic)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        cze
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  • Sources

    • found: R.U.R.
    • found: Lásky hra osudná, psána roku 1910, 1922: t.p. (Bratří Čapkové)
    • found: Āi, 19--: t.p. (Kêrela Kêpek)
    • found: R.U.R. (Rossum's universal robots), 2002: t.p. (Karel Capek)
    • found: Kevod ha-shofeṭ tsoḥeḳ, 194-?: t.p. (Ḳarel Ts'apeḳ)
    • found: cs.Wikipedia, March 26, 2015 (Bratři Čapkové is the name used by the brothers Josef and Karel Čapek when writing collaboratively; works include: Zářivé hlubiny, Krakonošova zahrada, Devatero pohádek, etc.) {http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brat%C5%99i_%C4%8Capkov%C3%A9}
    • found: Wikipedia, March 25, 2015 (Karel Čapek; born January 9, 1890 in Malé Svatoňovice, Bohemia, Austrian-Hungarian Empire; died December 25, 1938 in Prague; Czech writer of the early 20th century. He had multiple roles throughout his career such as playwright, dramatist, essayist, publisher, literary reviewer, and art critic. Nonetheless, he's best known for his science fiction, including his novel War with the Newts and play R.U.R., The latter work popularized the word robot and changed history (the second "R" of the title standing for "Robots") His early attempts at fiction were mostly plays written with brother Josef) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karel_%C4%8Capek}
  • LC Classification

    • PG5038.C3
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-07-17: new
    • 2015-03-26: revised
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