Spanish literature under dictatorship
1940 to 1975Streaming Video - 2006 | Spanish
How did life in post-civil war Spain-a time of uncertainty and oppression-influence the writings of the period? In this program, renowned experts explore the literature of the Franco era through the experiences of Ana Maria Matute and other writers who chose to stay in Spain after the Nationalist victory in 1939. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Camilo Jose Cela's La Colmena, Luis Martin-Santos's Tiempo de Silencio, Carmen Martin Gaite's Entre Visillos, Miguel Delibes' Cinco Horas con Mario, and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester's Don Juan, as well as from the works of Matute, Jaime Gil de Biedma, and Jose Angel Valente.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2002
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (50 min.) :,sd., col., digital
Alternative Title: 1940 to 1975