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In fact, it was Capek, in collaboration with his older brother, artist Josef Capek, who introduced the word "robot" not only to the English language but apparently the world.
An avid gardener, Capek also wrote "The Gardener's Year," a whimsical and humorous look at the vagaries of home gardening, with illustrations by his brother, Josef Capek.
Within this context, two specific children's books--well-known to generations of Czechs and Slovaks will be discussed from a critical pedagogy standpoint: Josef Capek's (1929) All About Doggie and Pussycat (in Slovak: Rozpravky o psickovi a macicke) and Maria Durickova's (1961) book Danka and Janka (in Slovak: Danka a Janka).
works ofJulius Fucik, Jan Drda, Josef Capek, Jaroslav Seifert, Frantisek Hrubin and others.The period of the 1950s, the author calls "the bleak years," the years of Stalinism.
In 1931 Frantisek Bidlo (1895-1945) produced a series of strip cartoons lampooning quotations from Goebbels' novel Michael, and the writer Josef Capek (1887-1945, brother of the novelist and playwright Karel Capek), was also a distinguished cartoonist.
Among them were Czech painter and writer Josef Capek and Amsterdam diarist Anne Frank.
This was the artist and writer Josef Capek, brother of the more famous writer Karel, whose Cubist-influenced paintings were on sumptuous display in the gallery of the Municipal House, that gorgeous art nouveau structure lovingly restored in the decade since 1989.
THE AUTHOR HAS CALLED this fifth and closing volume of her series of biographical novels on the brothers Capek "The Extended Time of Josef Capek." Perhaps we should interpret the word extended in relation to Josef's younger brother Karel, who died prematurely less than three months before Hitler occupied their homeland, while Josef, imprisoned by the Nazis from 1 September 1939, spent his "extended" years in concentration camps at Dachau, Buchenwald, Sachsenhausen, Berlin, and Bergen-Belsen.
The effort of forty years which the author spent on her work on the brothers Karel and Josef Capek deserves to be crowned with laurels.
Since then she has embarked on a monumental project on the brothers Karel and Josef Capek, publishing "The Brothers Capek" in 1985 (concerning their childhood and youth), "Tuning for Two Strings" in 1990 (dealing with their period of intellectual maturing up to the end of World War I), and now Polocas nadeji (The Semifinal of Hopes), presumably the penultimate volume, bringing the Capek story halfway through the First Czechoslovak Republic.