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Ča·pek(chä′pĕk′), Karel 1890-1938.
Czech writer noted for his science fiction, such as the play R.U.R. (1921), and his psychologically penetrating novels, including An Ordinary Life (1934).
(Biography) Karel (ˈkarɛl). 1890–1938, Czech dramatist and novelist; author of R.U.R. (1921), which introduced the word "robot", and (with his brother Josef) The Insect Play (1921)
Karel, 1890–1938, Czech playwright and novelist.