عنوان مقاله [English]
This practical critical research addresses five Kurdish novels written in the recent years. These novels can represent the modern Kurdish novel, of course with other novels of the same level. In the first section, we present the emergence and development of the Kurdish novel, which takes around the whole of the twentieth century. Next, the birth of the novel in Western culture and literature is examined, and then compared with those of Kurdish. It is argued that the real rise of a modern Kurdish novel begins with the 21st century. In the second section the review of the works already conducted on Kurdish novel is presented. The last section is devoted to the critical analyses of these five Kurdish novels. The novels include Dust and Dander, written by Nabaz Goran (2017), The Time of the Weeping of Balqis, written by Jabar Jamal Gharib (2018), The Memory of Perfume and Fire, written by Bayan Salman (2018), Guardians of God, written by Atta Mohamad (2019), and Daryas and the bodies, written by Bakhtyar Ali (2019).