Introducing the book entitled:
“The Introduction and course of Kurdish fiction”
The book entitled “The Introduction and Course of Kurdish Fiction” is a research work by Dr. Mohammad Rahimian that deals with the origin and historical process of Kurdish fiction. This work, which is the first and most detailed academic research on the subject, has been prepared and compiled in three chapters and has been published by “Raman Sokhan” Publications.
Dr. Mohammad Rahimian
In the first chapter, in order to prove the independent identity of Kurdish literature from Persian, in a short section entitled “Kurdish is not a Persian dialect”, this book tries to answer some historical doubts and mistakes and unscientific analyzes in the history of language by pointing to the historical documents , the position of the Kurdish language, its capacities and productions in the field of Kurdish poetry, literature and publications showing that the Kurdish language as an independent language is an independent branch of the European Indian languages and is one of the living and dynamic Iranian languages.
The second part of the first chapter examines Kurdish literature in both oral (folklore) and written sections, and in the oral part, it tries to explore the contexts and capacities of the story in formats such as ancestors’ advice ‘, humor, slip and riddle and so on.
The second chapter of the book, entitled “Kurdish fiction and its types”, deals with the subject in two areas of classical fiction (Heyran, Payza, poetry, story and myth) and modern fiction (novel, short story, short-short story).
Examining the structure and form of the verses, the origin and theme, the narrative elements and summarizing and translating parts of them, because of a new approach to this part with, has given an interesting aspect to the book that can open something new to the readers and familiarize them to a new world.
The exploration of the Kurdish story and the expression of its structures is a new aspect of this subject, which has been done in accordance with Vladimir Prop’s research on Russian stories, which encourages researchers with important areas for research on the Kurdish story.
The final part of the second chapter tries to provide a clearer description of the boundaries of these two types of stories by stating the structural differences between tale and modern story. Then, the origin and development of novels and short stories are examined in order to discuss the history and backgrounds of the origin of the novel and the first works written in each of these types.
The third chapter of the book, to provide a clear and objective presentation of Kurdish novels and short stories, has reviewed examples of fictional works of Iranian Kurdish storytellers. In this section, in addition to introducing nine of the top and most influential writers in Iran Kurdistan, more than thirty works of fiction, including novels and short stories, have been reviewed.
The book of “The Introduction and course of Kurdish fiction”, as the first research and academic work in the field of Kurdish fiction, has provided the ground for more and more detailed research of this type of Kurdish literature.