In this course, we will study the way authors, playwrights and filmmakers portray Spanish society during the first two decades after the Civil War. When dealing with works created during the years of Franco’s dictatorship, we will examine the role and the influence censorship had on the making of such works. Additionally, we will analyze the different approach post-Franco authors and filmmakers had to the same era when they were not restricted by the censors. We will study works by Camilo José Cela, Carmen Martín Gaite, Ana María Matute, Antonio Buero Vallejo, Alfonso Sastre, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Carlos Saura and Luis García Berlanga, among others.