Author Laura Vilardell examines documents including firsthand witness accounts, correspondence, memoirs, censorship files, newspapers, original interviews, and unpublished material housed in various Spanish archives. As such, Books against Tyranny opens up the field and serves as an informative tool for scholars of Franco's Spain, Catalan social movements, and censorship more generally.
1. "If You Are Spanish, Speak Spanish": The Evolution of Ideology in the Francoist Censorship Apparatus
2. Publishing Illicit Books during the Onset of the Dictatorship (1939-1959)
3. Publishers' Willingness to Publish Books in an Oppressed Language (1960-1975)
4. Writers Speak Up about Censorship