Le règne des robots

Écrite en 1920 et jouée pour la première fois à Prague l’année suivante, cette pièce de théâtre, intitulée Rossum’s Universal Robots (R.U.R.), introduit le terme robot, qui remplacera dorénavant celui d’automate. La pièce de Capek fut acclamée dans le monde entier. — Dennis G. Jerz (via an anonymous translator) —Le règne des robots (L’Encyclopédie de L’Agora)

An editor from a Quebec online encyclopedia just asked me to approve a French translation of my web page on RUR (Rossum’s Universal Robots). The request would have been more gracious if it had come before the translation was posted, but I already knew some of it had been put into Wikipedia’s RUR article, and I helped edit that page, so I’m OK with this.

One problem — I don’t know French… I guess I’ll ask Seton Hill’s French teacher to take a look at it for me (if she has time).

I’ve been tweaking the original page since I first posted it when I was a grad student, and a reader recently took me to task (politely) for recommending the Toward the Radical Center translation, so I suppose this page needs even more work yet.