This diploma thesis provides an analysis of the Moral Weekly 'El Regañón General', which was published by Cuban Ventura Ferrer between July 1, 1803 and 22 August 22, 1804 in Spain. The aim of the thesis is to offer detailed insights into the formal and thematic characteristics as can be found in the weekly publication, which is considered the last one of its kind in Spain. Special attention will be paid to the Age of Enlightenment and its literature as well as to the genre of Periodical Press and their distribution and readership. The present diploma thesis will also focus on whether or not the authors Hispanic background had an influence on his Spanish paper. Apart from that, 'El Regañón General' and its English counterpart and model 'The Spectator' will be compared and contrasted. The Moral Press itself and its topics will be investigated within the context of the Age of Enlightenment. Furthermore, especially the role of the fictitious author, the so-called Tribunal Catoniano, and many others who allegedly contributed to 'El Regañón General', will be examined. In addition, this thesis will also focus on the pseudonym Diógenes who plays an important part in the publication. In the framework of the analysis, various narrative techniques and forms of presentation such as the letter to the editor, the tale or the dream will be discussed. The topics found in the 'Regañón General' will be investigated according to their correspondence with the genre of the Moral Press. However, the topics will also be considered in the Enlightenment context and the norms and mindsets predominant at the time. The most extensive part of the present thesis will be dedicated to the analysis of all topics.