A story of robots leading a revolution against their human creators. It explored dehumanization through technology and the failure of a technologically driven utopia.
Did You Know?
The 1920 play "R.U.R." by Karel Capek
introduced the word "robot" to the English language and science fiction as a whole. It is derived from the Czech word "robota," which means "forced labour." Capek attributed the invention of the word to his elder brother Josef Capek
, who died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in April 1945. See more
Version of R.U.R.