Toward the Radical Centre

Toward the Radical Centre : Karel Capek Reader

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Capek's best plays, stories, and columns take us from the social contributions of clumsy people to dramatic meditations on mortality and commitment. The "Reader" includes a new and, at last, complete English translation of "R.U.R.," the play that introduced the literary robot.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 26mm | 519.99g
  • Catbird Press
  • North Haven, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0945774079
  • 9780945774075
  • 713,133

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Imagine discovering the rich, warm humanity of a Dickens or a Gogol, and you have some idea of the impact of this selection from the work of Czechoslovakia's foremost 20th-century writer. "Booklist""show more