This article also offers a review of the literature and legal documentation that was used to build the "Reform": the documents of the Francoist
regime, those used in the construction of the parliamentary monarchy, with the complicity of the media, to prevent the debate and protect the King from any in- depth criticism, through the inclusion of provisions in the Criminal Code to protect even the ancestors and successors of the General's successor with the title of King.
According to the author, experiencing extreme violence brings about "a personal rupture of the world" (284)--especially for those children who experienced the terror and brutal murder of their parents during Francoist
brutal repression--that in the case of the vanquished was enhanced by being politically "subalternized" and emotionally and socio-economically deprived (285).
For the anarchist media, Communists were just as reactionary as the Francoist
forces, as not only did they try to betray the revolution violently, they also put into motion a dictatorial Stalinist programme.
Through a study of four Catalan writers active during the era of Francoist
Spain, Cornella-Detrell (Spanish, Bangor U.
Desarrollismo (literally, "developmentism") marks a moment of massive economic development and gradual liberalization that began in the early 1960s with the Francoist
regime's efforts to incentivize foreign investment and to protect private interests in the context of a tight protectionism.
Los girasoles ciegos dramatizes this paradigm and suggests that forms of injustice within Francoist
society did not function in isolation, but rather in tandem, creating what feminist sociologist Patricia Hill Collins refers to as an interlocking "matrix of domination.
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Even the fragmentary form alone of Roig's novel disrupts and unsettles a Francoist
historiography based on power, order, and coherence.
The Minister wondered "why the Popular Party, during the long Francoist
night, did not write one line in favor of the Sahrawi people," stressing that "those who think they could sever Morocco of its Sahara are mistaken.
Curiously enough, Catalan is not even my mother tongue, because my mother came to Catalonia first as a Republican refugee from northern Spain fleeing the Francoist
troops and then, after a second exile into France at the end of the civil war, as a refugee fleeing the advance of German troops.
Particularly in the last two years of the Second World War, these pilgrimages ran counter to the main thrust of Francoist
foreign policy, which by then aimed at reconciliation with the Allies.
Instead, the Francoist
propaganda during the following forty years appropriated god and country for only those who won the war.