Scientific Journal Of King Faisal University
Basic and Applied Sciences


Scientific Journal of King Faisal University / Humanities and Management Sciences

A Reading of Fadwa Tukans Biography

(Nasser Hassan Yacoub)


This article examines the biography of the Palestinian poet Fadwa Tukan. Her biography was written in two parts; "A Mountain Journey, a Difficult Journey" first published in 1985, and "The Hardest Journey" first published in 1993. The article is composed of three aspects: the first is the title and its connotations as independent indicator, the second is the nature of the ongoing conflict, and the third aspect is the nature of narrative, which combined documentation (articles, letters, diaries, and historical books) and scenes and dialogue description. Key Words: A Difficult Journey, A Mountain Journey, Biography, Fadwa Tukan, The Hardest Journey.