Kyrgyz literature

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The history of Kyrgyz literature dates to the early 19th century, from the poems of Moldo Nïyaz to stories written in "Old Kyrgyz".[1] It is an important facet of the culture of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz literature is not only written, but also spoken, and passed down from generation to generation.[2] Much of the literature in Kyrgyzstan is poetry.

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  1. ^ "Kyrgyz literature". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  2. ^ "Kyrgyzstan Literature". Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  3. ^ Trautman, Ted (2014-06-10). "The National Writer". The Paris Review. Retrieved 2018-04-26.