عنوان مقاله [English]
Bachtiar Ali’s novel, My Uncle Jamshid Khan: Whom the Wind Was Always Taking, is one of the prominent novels in Kurdish literature that narrates the turbulent social life of the Kurdish nation in Iraqi Kurdistan. Using Fairclough’s critical discourse analysis, which examines the text at three levels of description, interpretation, and explanation, to the ideologies inside and outside the novel and the type of encounter the novel has with them in the social and political context of Iraqi Kurdistan since the 80s and 90s has been paid. The findings indicate that by using magical realism in this novel, the author shows a good way to protest the existing situation and the increasing prevalence of problems and sufferings of the society, and shows his confusion from this situation in the form of imagination and reality., the author tries to criticize the dominant ideologies of this era such as Baathist fascism, the dominance of communist ideas, the imposed war between Iran and Iraq, civil wars between Kurdish parties and extremism. Islam has emerged as a phenomena such as the dominance of the media and the press in the social and political environment, as well as the problem of immigration and refugees. The main theme of the novel is a critique of the current situation and the ruling ideologies in these two decades of Iraqi Kurdistan, as well as expressing the confusion of the Kurdish nation and subject.